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News for November 2

COVID cases stay steady for state, local officials

Cases of Covid-19 remained steady at the state and local level over the weekend. The state announced over 3,000 new cases this weekend, capping a week that officials say produced more positive cases than any other week since the beginning of the pandemic. Locally, Lincoln Trail officials confirmed 128 new cases for Friday. Hardin, Grayson, and LaRue counties are now in the red, with Meade and Breckinridge still in the orange.

EPD: Catalytic converters being stolen from cars

Catalytic converters being stolen? Elizabethtown Police say they’ve seen a rise in such theft, reporting over 25 catalytic converter thefts since the Spring.

Officer Chris Denham

Any criminal activity should be reported to the Elizabethtown Police Department or other law enforcement agency.

Covid-19 case update from Monday

1,032 cases of covid-19 on a Monday, a new record for the state of Kentucky.

State officials announced the number during yesterday’s media briefing. The cases add to a growing number of positive cases for the state. Local officials confirmed over 250 new cases in the Lincoln Trail service area. As usual, Hardin contained the most cases with 86, also seeing their deaths rise to 23. Meade county reported 23 new cases, and LaRue added 15. Over 12,000 individuals are isolated and 28 patients are hospitalized.

CASA’s “90 Miles in Their Shoes” challenge is underway

CASA of the Heartland has kicked off their “90 Miles in Their Shoes” Challenge, which seeks to raise awareness and and honor children within CASA’s system.

Executive Director Norma Hatfield

Registration is open now through January 1st. Participants have 90 days to complete the event once registered.

New week brings with it instructional changes to school districts

While area schools are out today and tomorrow, this week marks a return to NTI for some districts. 3 local school systems will head to NTI on Wednesday: Hardin, LaRue, and Elizabethtown Independent. Hardin County, after announcing they would initially stick with in-person instruction, changed course late Friday morning.

District spokesperson John Wright

Meanwhile, Meade County students will return to the classroom after a week on NTI, and Breckinridge County Schools are also remaining in-person.

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