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News for September 29

Escaped inmates recovered

After an escape from the substance abuse annex last week, 2 Hardin county inmates have been found. Jailer Josh Lindblom says the two men, John Thomas Tinsley Jr. And Carl Stevens Brooks, were located and brought back to the jail over the weekend. Not long after the incident last week, Lindblom announced that a jail staffer was fired.

The two men were picked up by Radcliff Police Sunday morning.

“Save the Library” rally to be held in Radcliff tonight

A rally to raise awareness on the closure of the North branch of the Hardin County Public Library will be taking place in Radcliff this evening.

The “Save the Library” event, which takes place from 5-6 p.m. at the PNC Bank at the corner of Lincoln Trail Boulevard and Dixie Highway, is intended to give residents and leaders a chance to voice their concerns over the closure.

Vice President of the Radcliff Small Business Alliance Toshie Murrell

Murrell says the group has ordered signs that can be picked up at the rally.

KSP investigating collision involving dirt bike in Grayson Co.

A collision involving a dirt bike took place in Grayson county Saturday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m. Saturday, Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 4 responded to a collision on Pleasant View Road involving a dirt bike and a minivan.

Trooper Scotty Sharp

The affected portion of the road was closed down to allow Troopers to reconstruct the collision. As of Monday, the collision is still under investigation by law enforcement.

EPD to examine different vendors for body cameras

With the City Council’s blessing, the Elizabethtown Police Department will look to acquire new body camera units. Chief Jeremy Thompson and Major Josh Richardson went before the council last night, explaining the need for the new cameras. Thompson also laid out a potential plan for outfitting patrol units with cameras if a new vendor was found.

The department currently has 10 body cameras, first put into use in August of 2019.

School district changes course, will continue to publish numbers themselves

As a state website aimed at tracking covid-19 cases per school goes live, Hardin County School officials say they will continue to publish their own data on their website.

District spokesperson John Wright says the district originally was going to do away with their reporting, but changed course. Wright says a link to the state’s new reporting website will be included on their own site.

Biden, Trump set to face off in tonight’s first presidential debate

In one of the most anticipated debates in years, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will face off in the first presidential debate tonight. The debate, which is being held at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, will be moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace. The widely televised and streamed event will begin at 9 p.m.

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