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May 24, 2019

A portion of the interstate in Hardin County was shut down yesterday morning. The crash happened about 7:00 Thursday morning and all lanes were reopened at 11am.

Hardin County Veterans Treatment Court has scheduled it’s graduation ceremony. The event will take place May 30th at 2pm. The Hardin County Justice Center will host the ceremony, which is to celebrate the Veterans who made it through the VTC Progam. In this program, Veterans in the Criminal Justice System are treated and rehabilitated for problems such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and anger issues.

Elizabethtown is expected to have over 18,000 visitors this weekend. With the BBQ, Blues, and Bikes Festival starting tomorrow morning there will be road closures from 9am until 10pm. Roads that will be closed: 31W from North Miles to Central Ave., US62 (Mulberry) from Poplar to College St., North Main ST. will be shutdown at Poplar, South Main St. will remain open. Also expect a lot of traffic through Elizabethtown due to other activities happening. More information about these events can be found on the City of Elizabethtown Government Facebook Page.

The Knox Regional Development Alliance announced a new Vice President Thursday. Beth Avey has been named the Vice President for Operation. The KRDA was established in 2016 with a mission to protect and promote Fort Knox to increase its economic impact. Avey will start her new role August 1st.

The Kentucky State Police will have checkpoint searches on Memorial Day. KSP wants everyone to enjoy their holiday, but also wants to make sure everyone is being safe and responsible.