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News- February 28, 2020

A Radcliff teenager has been arrested in the November shooting death of one horse and injury of another along Wooldridge Ferry Road in Elizabethtown. Ethan Woods, 19, and another juvenile suspect were arrested by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office for criminal mischief and cruelty to animals, with Woods facing an additional charge for Unlawful Transaction with a Minor. Woods was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center while the juvenile is lodged in a juvenile detention facility. It is believed that the attack on the horses was random. The case is still under investigation.

Kentucky Gives Day, a statewide 24-hour online giving event for nonprofit organizations, returns to the Hardin County region on May 12th. The Central Kentucky Community Foundation, who sponsors the event, is offering assistance for those wishing to participate. The organization will be hosting a Kentucky Gives Day Kickoff Workshop on March 23rd at 1:30 PM at the Home of Philanthropy in Elizabethtown. Any nonprofit interested in participating in Kentucky Gives Day is encouraged to attend this free workshop which provides information about the event, and how to make it a successful day. Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 designation operating in Kentucky that wish to participate in Kentucky Gives Day may register through April 14 at kygives.org. Donors can go online to the same website on the day of to connect with the charities and make contributions. Other free resources are available at kygivesday.org.

Lawyers across the state of Kentucky will be competing for a good cause starting this weekend. The Legal Food Frenzy begins on March 1st and will run until March 14th. This event will see law firms across the state to collect the equivalent of 800,000 pounds of food, or $100,000 to go towards food banks. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says this is a way for the office to be a voice for the voiceless, helping and working for those who go hungry in the state of Kentucky. Firms wishing to register for the event can do so at kyfoodfrenzy.com.