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January 16, 2020

In the days following the announcement that West Point Independent Schools would be discussing entering into negotiations with Hardin County Schools for the purpose of a merger, interim superintendent Sally Sugg discussed some of the difficulties she sees members of the district facing as talks proceed. Sugg predicts that adults in the community will have the most trouble with a transition, considering how much history people in the community have with the school, as some families go back multiple generations of attending West Point. However, Sugg is confident that the students are resilient and strong enough to make the transition without much difficulty. The next board meeting for the district will be held on January 28th, and the public is invited to attend.

A Radcliff man was arrested earlier this week after his part in a verbal altercation. According to arrest citations, Isaac Patterson of Radcliff was involved in a verbal argument over his continued drug use when he became outraged. Patterson told the victim, his mother, that he was going to take a knife and stab her to death while she was asleep. When police arrived, they found Patterson rolling a blunt with marijuana in plain view on the table. Patterson was charged with terroristic threatening, as well as possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.

The artistic community of Elizabethtown will be on display tonight at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center as The Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four, opens at the theater. The show will run tonight, where house opens at 6:30 PM, and through this weekend with a matinee on Sunday, then next week from Thursday to Sunday with the same hours. Tickets and prices can be found online at thepac.net.