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January 20, 2020

The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force concluded a year long investigation last week, executing multiple search warrants in Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Radcliff. From the DBA Couture Clothing Store located in Towne Mall, officers seized one pound of methamphetamine, and one ounce of cocaine. From the same store located in Louisville, four ounces of cocaine was seized. Then, from the Radcliff residence of Edward Deshawn Robertson, one ounce of cocaine, twenty-two baggies of crack cocaine, and over one hundred grams of marijuana, as well as vapes and edibles were seized. Edward Deshawn Robertson, Lashana Moffit, and Bertrand Dame were arrested and charged with trafficking in controlled substances, among other charges. They were all lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.

A serious collision took place on Campbellsville Road near Morningstar Road in Hodgenville last night. The incident occurred around 8:30 PM, and had the road shut down, according to a post on the Hodgenville Police Department’s Facebook page. The road was reopened at around 9:30 PM. Several media sources have reported that there was at least one fatality at the scene. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.

The Elizabethtown Police Department will be holding their free Citizen’s Police Academy next month. The eight-week session will begin on February 20th, and will meet on Thursday evenings. Citizens will have the opportunity to hear presentations from members of different sections of the Department, as well as from members of local government. Attendees will also have the opportunity to do a ride-along with an officer during their shift. Those interested should download an application from the Elizabethtown Police Department’s website.

Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen will be closed for one week starting today. According to a post from the facility’s Facebook page, the kitchen and dining room will be remodeled, and some fire and health safety issues will be corrected. New handicap ramps will be installed, and security will be updated. The kitchen says that they are financially sound, and have an executive staff that will ensure the kitchen is around for decades to come. Day Shelter services typically offered by Warm Blessings will be relocated to College Heights United Methodist Church until the reopening of the facility on January 27th.

The John Hardin Bulldogs Boys Basketball team have once again won the Kentucky 2-A State Championship. The Bulldogs defeated the Bourbon County Colonels at the Owensboro Sportscenter by a score of 73-53. This is the second time the Bulldogs have won the tournament, and have now won in back-to-back years.