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October 15, 2019

A major fire broke out in Hardinsburg yesterday morning around 11 AM. Reports say that an electrical fire began in the fertilizer storage area at the Green Point AG on Highway 261 South. Many roads were shut down as a result of the blaze, and a no-fly zone was requested over the city. Residents were instructed to close all windows and remain indoors. Surrounding businesses were also evacuated.

A detective with the Elizabethtown Police Department has accomplished an incredible feat. Madison Kuklinski completed the ten-week Kentucky Criminalistics Academy. Kuklinski is only the second EPD officer to ever complete this advanced training.

The price of rentals at Pritchard Community Center was discussed with the Elizabethtown City Council at a work session on Monday. Pritchard spokesperson Seth Breitner discussed differing rates for weekday and weekend rentals. Different proposed rates for the meeting rooms were also discussed at the meeting. Breitner noted that all contracts already made under previous rates will be honored.

The Veterans Treatment Court is looking for retired veterans from all branches of the military who would like to be a mentor to service men and women in need. Anyone interested in becoming a mentor should contact Judge Kimberly Schumate via the Kentucky Court of Justice website.