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January 18, 2019

A Rineyville woman is dead after a crash in Indiana this week. 18 year old Olivia Kustes was driving in the northbound lanes of I-65 when the rear driver’s side wheel came off of 51 year old Peter Gaetano’s pickup truck. The wheel crossed over the median wall and hit Kustes car head on. Kustes was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. No other details have been released at this time.

A Grayson County man shot in late November after chasing burglars from his property was killed in a separate incident this week. Authorities say 59 year old Johnnie Hayes was shot in Ohio county late Wednesday. As previously reported, Hayes and 39 year old Wanda Ferguson were shot on Richland road as they followed two burglars off his property in November. In December authorities say a bomb was found in a barn on the property. The incident remains under investigation.

The Elizabethtown Sport Park is hosting a job fair for the 2019 season next week. The job fair will be January 21st from 9 am until 4 pm.

This weekend on Community Forum we feature part one of a two part interview with officials from the Hardin County Animal Shelter about changes implemented last year and the outlook for 2019. Hear more on Community Forum Sunday morning at 7 am and find past forums at wqxe.com

Federal officials say that the government shutdown will not harm the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP. Federal government employees affected have been seeking temporary employment during the longest shutdown in U.S. history.