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January 28, 2020

A fire broke out at the Cecilian Chapel last night. Representatives from several fire departments got the call that the chapel was on fire just after 10 PM. Posts on the Chapel’s Facebook page indicate that crews were still at the chapel as early as 4:30 AM. No civilians or firefighters were injured in the incident, and the investigation into the fire is ongoing.

A single-vehicle collision occurred yesterday afternoon on the US 31W Bypass. The Elizabethtown Police Department responded to the scene at 12:40 PM. The driver, who has not been named, left the roadway and struck the Woodland Drive bridge pillar. The adult male was alone in the car, and was airlifted from the scene with critical and potentially life-threatening injuries.

Fort Knox Federal Credit Union have announced that they will be changing their name. According to the Credit Union’s website, they will be opening their doors on February 18th under the new banner of Abound Credit Union. No changes are to be made to member accounts. The Credit Union says they are committed to providing affordable financial services and financial education to their community. A new website is expected to launch alongside the new name.

Students with Hardin County Teen Court are requesting sponsors for their Justice for Alzheimer’s 5K, which will take place on March 7. There are several different levels for sponsorship. To sign up or to donate, visit runsignup.com/Race/KY/Elizabethtown/JusticeForAlzheimers5k, or contact 270-234-7286.

The West Point Independent School District will be holding their regular board meeting tonight. As previously reported, added to the agenda for tonight’s meeting is the matter of a possible merger with Hardin County Schools. The meeting will be held at the school at 6 PM.