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September 26, 2019

There is a burn ban in effect for all of Hardin County until further notice. Hardin County Judge Executive Harry Berry made the announcement yesterday afternoon. Officials are warning citizens to be careful when operating things such as charcoal grills that still have coals burning, as fires can start easily that way. For more information, or to ask other questions, contact Hardin County Government.

A tip to Hardin County Crime Stoppers has led to yet another arrest. Dominick McKnight was found in Christian County due to an anonymous tip, and was taken into custody regarding a burglary charge. Anyone with tips regarding ongoing cases or new crimes should contact Hardin County Crime Stoppers.

Downhome Days in Big Spring will be taking place this weekend. This years festivities will be taking place over two days, September 28th and 29th. Events will include a beauty pageant, and a cornhole tournament, as well as a silent auction and live music on Saturday, and a tug of war and parade on Sunday. In addition, food, face painting, and other vendors will be available.

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville will host a naturalization ceremony this Friday. Over 100 people are expected to be welcomed as new United States citizens. The event will take place at 11 AM near the base of the stairs leading to the memorial building. More information can be found by contacting the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace.

The Vine Grove Bluegrass Music Festival starts tonight. This year marks the 20th anniversary for the event. The fun begins with a band scramble and ends on Saturday night with Ricky Skaggs and the Kentucky Thunder. For more information, visit  

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