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News for August 28th

Officials, public still searching for missing Radcliff teen

Police and members of the public are continuing their search for a missing Radcliff teen. 15-year old Rosalyn Velazquez was reported as missing to authorities earlier this week.

Radcliff police captain William Wells

A public search group for Velazquez is set to take place today. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police.

Post Office location returning to Glendale

Glendale residents won’t have to make trips to the Elizabethtown Post Office much longer.

It was announced this week that Glendale will once again be home to a post office. The new building will be located on Jaggers Road behind the Fire Department. 

Glendale Lions Club Treasurer Dan Linker says the postal service has signed on for a 20-year lease with the club, who owns the land. Linker says the money from the lease will be funneled back into the community. The building will be a single-module type structure.

BBQ Chicken still on menu Saturday for annual Lions Club dinner

Even with the possibility of rain Saturday, the Elizabethtown Lions Club is still hosting their annual BBQ Chicken Dinner at Elizabethtown High School. Unlike year past, health and safety guidelines have forced organizers to run the event as a drive-thru only service.

Lions Club President Brian Dennis

The dinner marks the first major fundraising event for the established organization.

Vine Grove announces new Halloween event

Halloween is still several weeks away, but officials in Vine Grove are already making plans for how the city will facilitate trick or treaters this october.

Vine Grove Mayor Pam Ogden says the city will still have an allotted trick or treat time on Halloween between 6-8pm, however another option, the new trick or treat parade, is debuting this year.

Vine Grove Mayor Pam Ogden

This is in lieu of the annual trunk or treat hosted by the city, which was cancelled this year. Details on the times that the parade will be happening will be rolled out closer to Halloween.

Hardin Co. man among 8 COVID deaths Thursday

A Hardin County man is one of the latest covid-19 related deaths in the Commonwealth.

Governor Andy Beshear announced the death of the 70-year old man, as well as 7 others during his daily press conference Thursday afternoon. The Governor also announced 775 new cases of the virus within the state. Locally, Lincoln Trail reported 17 new cases yesterday afternoon.

State Board of Education set to talk fall sports Friday afternoon

The Kentucky Board of Education will meet this afternoon to talk about high school sports.

The Board announced the meeting in a news release on Wednesday night. According to the meeting agenda, the Board will hear from KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett, as well as Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack. The Board is not expected to reverse the decision of the KHSAA. Governor Andy Beshear had previously said that while he did not agree with the KHSAA’s decision, he would not act against it.

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