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News for February 25

Ft. Knox officials warn of “louder than normal” noise over next week

If you’re anywhere near Fort Knox, prepare for some louder than usual noises over the next week. Colonel CJ King says visiting units will use some of Fort Knox’s range for training exercises.

Officials say the exercises help units maintain readiness and critical capabilities.

Hodgenville PD sets up DUI display on square

After having 2 DUI related wrecks on the square in just over 2 months, Hodgenville Police are trying to raise awareness about impaired driving, and it certainly has people talking. Police setup a wrecked vehicle on the square, aimed at raising awareness and starting a conversation about impaired driving.

Police chief James Richardson says that the post had reached over 6,600 people after a couple of hours on Facebook. The display is not a permanent fixture.

Community to have chance to say goodbye to HCCC President

While he’s still got over a month left on the job, Hardin County Chamber President and CEO Brad Richardson will be retiring at the end of March. As a result, chamber leadership is making sure the community has a chance to thank Richardson before he leaves.

Chamber Vice President Kendra Stewart Scott

Richardson’s retirement will be celebrated at the chamber’s March meeting. Community surveys on possible replacements can be found on the chamber’s website.

Radcliff man arrested after allegedly breaking into home

A Radcliff man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly breaking into a residence. Police were dispatched to a residence off of Woodcreek Drive after a woman claimed that a man had kicked in her door. The man, Ben Certain, was standing outside when officers arrived. The victim alleged that she received texts and calls from Certain saying he was in the home, with Certain placing some of his items in the house. The victim said she had asked Certain several times to leave before calling 9-1-1, though he refused. Certain was arrested and charged with burglary 2nd degree. He was lodged in the Hardin county Detention Center.

Wednesday Covid-19 case information

The commonwealth’s positivity rate is now below 6%. The state announced yesterday 1,306 new cases of the virus, another instance of case numbers continuing to decrease. The state also announced that the positivity rate is now below 6% at 5.9%. Locally, Hardin county reported 23 new cases yesterday, Meade county reported 10, and LaRue county reported 1.

State Theater hosting ‘Brides night Out’ this evening

Tonight at the State Theater, it’s all about brides and their friends and families. The first ever Brides Night Out will take place, serving as a way to celebrate and plan for the big day.

City Events Program Manager Sarah Vaughn

The event is free with no RSVP required. Capacity will be monitored pursuant to Covid-19 guidelines and masks will be required.

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