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News for September 7

Elizabethtown shooting leaves 1 dead

One person is dead and another injured after a shooting in Elizabethtown yesterday morning. Police arrived in the 600 block of Westport Road after reports of a shooting.

Officer Chris Denham

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Elizabethtown Police Department or the Hardin County Crime Stoppers.

LTDHD: observe health and safety guidelines with Labor Day

With Labor Day gatherings still likely to take place today, health officials are reminding residents to practice proper health and safety measures when at an event.

Lincoln Trail District Health spokesperson Terrie Burgan

Burgan says all gatherings should be held outside if possible.

Grill safety tips for Labor Day holiday

With Labor Day one of the last big grilling holidays of the year, fire officials are offering up reminders about proper grill safety.

Radcliff Deputy Fire Marshal Tommy Crane says grills should be kept away from a house or residence, especially one with plastic or vinyl siding.

Hardin County Schools releases guidance on sports admission

With many fall sports beginning today, Hardin County Schools officials finally released their guidance on attendance policies.

The district’s guidance calls for several health and safety regulations. All attendees will be required to wear a mask during their time at the event. Student-athletes will only have the wear them while not participating in competition.

Social distancing of 6 feet is required, but family members can sit within six feet of each other.

Attendance will be capped at 20% of a venues capacity. As a result, no general admission tickets will be sold for any events. Parents and guardians will be given first priority on tickets, and no sports passes will be honored.

Authentic wins an odd Kentucky Derby

On a perfect September Derby day, a horse is perfect no more.

The Derby favorite Tiz the Law was defeated Saturday, falling in the stretch to Bob Baffert’s Authentic. Baffert is now tied with Ben Jones for most Derby wins as a trainer with 6. Baffert’s second Derby horse, Thousand Words, was a late scratch after rearing up and falling on its back. Training assistant Jimmy Barnes did suffer a broken arm from the incident.

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