Kentucky lawmakers gave the final pass to a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is found. The house voted last night to enact this bill. The bill is now passed to Governor, Matt Bevin. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky ensures that they will be suing to block this bills implementation, because they feel like the 6 week abortion ban is unconstitutional.
A Bardstown distillery owner has been named in a FBI investigation. Marci Palleta, the founder of Preservation Distillery in Bardstown, was on the list of 50 people charged in the college admission cheating and recruitment scheme. The New York Times reports that many of these students were not aware their parents were doctoring their test scores and lying to get them into school. Federal prosecutors did not charge any students or Universities of any wrongdoings.
Elizabethtown musician Kevin Jaggers has been selected to play during the Kentucky Derby Festival. Jaggers will perform on the Waterfront in Louisville on Oaks Day at 8 P-m. Mission is a Pegasus Pin from KDF.ORG.
July first, the city of Elizabethtown will assume operations of The Historic State Theater. Director Kelsie Hall resigned. Hall and her staff have made improvements during her tenure as director. Effective July first, The City will assume all operations.
The popularity of “23 & Me” is creating interest for genealogy locally. Wendy Lowder welcomes the community to this free event, Saturday from 9am to Noon. This event is at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Elizabethtown.