Monday marks final day for early voting
Monday is the final day for early in-person voting before election day tomorrow. Residents in surrounding counties can go to their respective polling locations to vote early:
- Breckinridge County Courthouse
- Meade County Board of Election
- Grayson County Courthouse
- LaRue County Courthouse
- Hardin County Government Building
Residents in any of the above counties will have to bring some form if ID to the voting location.
Voting runs today from 8am to 4pm.
Timeline of Glendale post office pushed back
Glendale residents hoping to receive their new post office before the big holiday season are going to have to wait a few more months.
The Postal Service says that the modular building, which was originally scheduled to be set up in mid-October, will likely now be installed in January. Dan Linker with the Glendale Lions Club says that the news isn’t quite what residents wanted to hear.
Linker says the Postal Service is still committed to the new location. The office will be located on Jaggers Road in Glendale.
ECTC adds lab exclusive to coding academy
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Greater Knox Coding Academy received a grant allowing for the development of a new coding lab.
This grant was given to the college from the Education and Workforce Development cabinet, as well as the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board. This is the first spot on the campus that will be dedicated exclusively to the full-time students of the coding academy.
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.
Meanwhile, Meade County students will return to the classroom after a week on NTI, and Breckinridge County Schools are also remaining in-person.
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.