Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 has a new public information officer. Stephanie Caros will be handling public communications and transportation media for 8 counties. Caros replaces Andrea Clifford, who retired after 18 years in the position.
Elizabethtown has been designated as a Trail Town thanks to the efforts of a local committee. Greenspace and City Council member Matt Deneen joined with local businesses to apply for the distinction, in an effort to put a spotlight on the Elizabethtown trail system. There are over 25 miles of trails in the city, and a full list of Elizabethtown’s trails can be found on the Greenspace website.
A Nashville man who didn’t believe he had to stop for police was arrested by Kentucky State Police Post 4 on Monday. James Leatherbury was seen driving at speeds of around 119 miles per hour, and said he was late to pick up a child, and didn’t have to stop for the police. Leatherbury had two passengers, one of whom was a juvenile, in the vehicle at the time of the offence. He is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.
Elizabethtown will be holding its wine festival, A Toast to Kentucky, September 21st at Freeman Lake Park. VIP tickets are $55, and general admission is $45 if purchased in advance. More information can be found at etownevents.com.