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July 18, 2019

Dangerously high temperatures will be making their way to the area over the next few days. Weather channel meteorologist Richard Lewelling warns that heat index temperatures could range from 100 to 110 degrees. Meade County Emergency Management Director Ron Dodson advises citizens to refrain from strenuous activity in the heat, wear light clothing, and to drink plenty of water.

The Dodge Durango that Kentucky State Police were seeking in relation to the hit-and-run incident in Breckinridge County that killed an eight-year-old boy has gotten in contact with Post 4. It was believed that the driver and passengers in the Durango would have witnessed the incident, and could prove valuable in investigating the tragedy.

The City of Elizabethtown will be donating a plot of land to Hardin County Playhouse in order to give them a new home downtown. HCP Board President Claire Allen says that a letter of intent has been signed stating then when Hardin County Playhouse reaches their fundraising goal of 1.5 to 2 million dollars, the land will be turned over to them to build a new theater. HCP has lived on in a smaller capacity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Allen says that HCP is extremely grateful for all ECTC has done for them, but they are excited to have their own “forever home”.

The Family Enrichment Center in Bowling Green has opened registration for their yearly One Bad Mud Run, a 3.1 mile, muddy obstacle course. A discounted registration fee will be applied for those who register before July 20th. For more information, or to register for the event, visit

Bluegrass Cellular and other participating locations are hosting Don’t Miss the Bus tomorrow. This is a program designed to get school supplies to kids in need. Donations are still being accepted. More information, as well as a list of all donation locations can be found at

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