An Alabama man charged with attempted murder in Nelson County over the weekend was shot by police. The sheriff’s office says deputies responded to a robbery at 2:00 Saturday morning where they found a victim with a gunshot wound to the head. Kentucky state police later located 35 year old Justin Robert Hardin on the Bluegrass Parkway. Trooper Scotty Sharp says Hardin refused to obey the commands of the troopers and was shot in the leg. He faces numerous charges including 2 counts of attempted murder.
The body of a missing Grayson County man was found over the weekend. The sheriff’s office says 57 year old Michael Kerry Williams was located over a bluff near Foxwood circle road before 1 pm on Saturday. Williams had not been seen since January 13. His body has been sent to Jefferson County for an autopsy. No other details have been released.
With colder temperatures expected this week, Hardin County schools officials are advising of procedures they use to determine whether or not to cancel school. More information can be found on the district’s website.
Volunteers of America are looking for volunteers to help total the homeless population in Elizabethtown this week. The event takes place on January 30. For more information contact the organization.