Four linemen from the Meade County RECC will be heading to North Carolina to assist in the restoration efforts that will be needed after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall. External affairs manager Todd Blackburn says it is not known when the linemen will return, but they will stay as long as they need to in order to restore order after the storm.
The Valley Creek Fire Department will be holding a community event this weekend at the fire station from 11 AM until 3 PM. It is the department’s 39th annual Pig Roast. There will be live music, an auction, and fireworks at dark. The menu for the event will include chicken, BBQ pork, and various sides.
Hardin County Playhouse is opening its 50th season tonight with its production of Harvey. Doors open an hour before the show starts, and house opens a half hour before. Tickets are $15 general admission. The show will run this weekend and next, with weekday and Saturday shows beginning at 7, and Sunday matinee shows beginning at 3.
National Suicide Prevention Week begins this Sunday. This is a yearly occurrence that puts a spotlight on mental health awareness and erasing stigma surrounding the problem. Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Kentucky. Tune in to Community Forum this Sunday as Hollie Sexton and Jake Richardson discuss the mental health problem, and how to help address it.