Elizabethtown Police Responded to a violent domestic disturbance on Madison Street early yesterday morning. Officials say 40 year old Cory Lawler of Hodgenville allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Lawler was said to be intoxicated during the incident and faces multiple charges including attempted arson, assault, criminal mischief and resisting arrest.
A Grayson County man was sentenced after being convicted of child pornography charges. The Department of Justice says 37 year old James Armes was sentenced to 50 years of imprisonment and a lifetime of supervised released, Friday. He was arrested in May of Last year for production, distribution and possession of child pornography. Armes admitted his guilt in court in December. He was previously convicted on another rape charge, which required a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison.
Construction work for a major rehabilitation of the US 31 West Bridge near West Point will begin Monday, May 6th.
The Hardin County School District will break ground on two new school buildings next week. The new Lincoln Trail Elementary site will be eight tenths of a mile from the current school on Bardstown Rd. East Hardin Middle School’s new location will be on New Glendale Rd. adjacent to the Kentucky State Police Post. The ceremonies will both be held on May 9th at the location sites. The tentative opening dates for the new facilities will be August 2020.