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July 29th, 2019

A major piece of training equipment will be added to Fort Knox in the coming years. The installation will be adding a digital air-ground integration range. According to Colonel Pat Kaune, the feature helps train air and ground forces simultaneously by simulating high intensity scenarios. Fort Knox will be only the second army installation in the United States to feature the range. The project is expected to take several years to complete, but groundbreaking is scheduled to begin in September.

A Hardin County woman was arrested last week after she deliberately crashed a car. According to arrest records, Sarah Hall was traveling in a car with three other passengers Thursday night when she began screaming and choking the driver of the vehicle. Hall then allegedly grabbed the steering wheel and turned sharply left until the vehicle crashed. Hall then climbed out and began rolling in the road until police arrived. Once consent was given, police conducted a search of Hall’s purse and found a glass pipe and used syringes. Hall was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment, public intoxication, and criminal mischief. She was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.

Atria Senior Living will be hosting a backpack giveaway event tonight. Spokesperson Robin Reeder says the facility will have a carnival aesthetic to the event, and school supplies will be given away, as well as the backpacks. Bounce houses and food will be available at the event, which will take place at the Atria facility from 6 to 8 P.M.

A more technological approach to first day of school paperwork is being brought to Hardin County Schools. Spokesperson John Wright says this is an attempt to be a little friendlier to the environment, as well as make life easier for parents. Parents are asked to have a parent portal login, which they can get from their child’s school, in order to access the documents online. Questions can be directed to the student services department.