WQXE is a finalist for a major award. The Kentucky Broadcasters Association has named Quicksie as a finalist for Station of the Year in the radio category. The winner will be announced at the KBA Excellence in Broadcasting Awards Ceremony on October 14th.
The Elizabethtown Police Department responded to a criminal mischief call at Elizabethtown business The Gray Comb Wednesday morning. Officer Chris Denham reports that preliminary investigation revealed the front door of the establishment shot by what officials believe to be a shotgun. It is believed the destruction took place overnight. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the offender should contact Elizabethtown Police or Hardin County Crimestoppers.
Bernheim Forest will be brining their Bernheim Under Threat Roadshow to Elizabethtown next week. This event will discuss the proposed LG&E natural gas pipeline, as well as the proposed interstate connector, and the dangers they pose to conservation lands. The first stop of the road show will be September 17 from 6 to 7 PM at Bourbon Barrel Tavern, then September 26 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with two shows at 4 and 6 PM. According to information on LG&E’s website, the proposed pipeline will allegedly take up only .03% of Bernheim’s total land, and will go through all necessary permit requirements in order to begin construction.
The 5th Annual Roktoberfest will be taking place in Downtown Elizabethtown tomorrow. The event will feature live music, food trucks, and beer tents. More information can be found on the Roktoberfest 2019 Facebook page.
The Eat My Crust Fun Run will be taking place on Fort Knox at 10 AM tomorrow morning. Runners will get a lot of freebies for participating in the event, as well as a slice of pizza for finishing the race. More information can be found at knox.armymwr.com.