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News- March 5, 2020

The Elizabethtown Police Department is making residents aware of a change to an intersection in town. It was found out that the Kentucky State Highway Department decided that the intersection of North Mulberry Street and Helm Street no longer qualifies for a traffic signal. Therefore, in an attempt to prepare for the removal of the signal in three weeks, there is a flashing traffic signal and stop signs that will be in place until then. North Mulberry has a flashing yellow light, meaning thru traffic does not stop. Helm Street has a flashing red light and stop signs, meaning vehicles coming from that direction must stop and yield to Mulberry traffic. This is not a four way stop intersection, and the department urges extra caution as motorists adapt to the new traffic pattern.

Elections took place on Wednesday, March 4th for the officers of the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau. Todd Pollard was nominated as Chair of the Commission, and Carl Swope, the former Chair, was nominated as Treasurer. Pollard said of his election, “I am honored to be the Chairman of the Elizabethtown Tourism Commission. I am excited to work alongside Elizabethtown Tourism as we continue to showcase our wonderful town.” Pollard served on the commission since 2016 when he was appointed by Mayor Edna Berger.

A Fort Knox soldier appeared on The Voice this week. Samuel Woodberry, stage name Samuel Wilco, will now be a part of Team Nick Jonas on the program after auditioning at his wife’s willing. Woodberry says The Voice is his wife’s favorite show, and she continually encouraged him to audition for the program. Woodberry is an instructor at the Army Recruiter College, and has been at Fort Knox for a little over three years. Next on the show for Wilco is the Battle Rounds.

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