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August 22nd, 2019

The Hardin County Animal Shelter has a surplus of cats and dogs, and is taking extra steps to find them forever homes. Starting today, adoption will be half-price. Director of Animal Control Mike McNutt says he isn’t sure how long the promotion will last, but likely through next week. The shelter currently has over 150 cats and 80 dogs in need of a home.

Donald Trump made his anticipated trip to the Commonwealth yesterday afternoon. The President spoke to veterans at the Amvets’ 75th Annual National Convention about what his administration was doing for veterans. During his visit, the President signed a memorandum that would erase student debt for veterans with severe disabilities. Trump also headlined a campaign fundraiser for Governor Matt Bevin before returning to Washington D.C.

The Elizabethtown Police Department is searching for a woman involved in a robbery at the Elizabethtown Wal-Mart. The offender assaulted a loss prevention worker, and then fled the store. A picture of the suspect is available on the Elizabethtown Police Department Facebook page. Anyone who can help identify the offender should contact the Elizabethtown Police Department, and those who wish to report anonymously can contact Hardin County Crime Stoppers.

The first Saint James Community Picnic will be held this Saturday. The event will feature games, live entertainment, a fried chicken dinner, and fireworks at the end of the night if weather permits. More information can be found on the Saint James Community Picnic Facebook page.

The Dirty Dog Bash raised more money than expected over the weekend all in an effort to help the Hardin County Animal Shelter. Spokesperson Sarah Fellows says they can confidently say they raised about $20,000 to go towards shelter upkeep and program improvement.

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