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July 26th, 2019

One person was killed in a crash in Larue County Wednesday night. Kentucky State Police say the driver of a Ford F-350 was traveling on Kentucky 357 in Hodgenville just before 11:00 Wednesday night. For unknown reasons, the driver crossed the center line, left the roadway, and struck a tree. Witnesses say the vehicle burst into flames on impact. The victim has not been identified at this time.

Fort Knox and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are teaming up to help soldiers find quality work as they transition out of service. The Advanced Manufacturing Army Career Skills Program serves to get soldiers to get certified in the field of manufacturing. Students will train tuition free through the Work-Ready Scholarship, and Fort Knox will provide no-cost housing. Those interested in more information should contact Harriet Taylor at the Education Center at Fort Knox.

Railroad construction will temporarily close College Street in Elizabethtown beginning July 29th. The railroad company wants to raise the rails six inches and fix fallen in embankments. Local traffic, such as Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students and staff will still be permitted. A detour will be set up on West Park Road.

Cruisin’ the Heartland marks its 10th anniversary tomorrow with plenty of attractions including a Marilyn Monroe look-a-like contest, performance by the Wolfe Brothers, and multiple food vendors. Road closures for the event will start at 5 A.M. tomorrow morning on Dixie Highway in Downtown Elizabethtown. All other closures will take place at 6 A.M.