Updates have been released about the Cardinal Inn’s fire on East Dixie. Nobody was injured in the fire and the Fire Department gave the owners back their property around 9:23am. The building will be a total lost and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Authorities in Grayson County arrested a man who eluded them for weeks. The Sheriff’s Office says 39 year old Steven Phelps of Falls of Rough was wanted for a theft that occurred in the Indian Valley community earlier this month. Phelps is also suspected in several other burglaries in the area. He is also accused of choking his girlfriend. Deputies located Phelps Sunday evening in a mobile home that he had barricaded himself in. He was taken into custody without incident and faces several charges.
The Kentucky Career Center is offering free employment and training opportunities to about 400 service members who transition from Fort Campbell to civilian careers in Kentucky. For more information, call Josh Benton at 270-412-9932,.
The Kentucky Justice Cabinet is offering Mid-Year Funding opportunities for programs that support victims of violent crimes. This opportunity is available for obtaining grant funds under the Federal Victim of Crime Act-VOCA. The VOCA program funds a range of services to crime victims, including crisis interventions, group counseling, court advocacy, and more. Agencies that have an active VOCA Sub Award for 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 are not eligible for this targeted funding opportunity. The deadline for the applications is March 29th.
Tomorrow, (3/21) is Down Syndrome Awareness Day. The way to celebrate this day is by wearing mismatched or crazy socks. The Down Syndrome Association of the Heartland is based in Elizabethtown and was created last year.