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Jeff and Mary Key Scholarship Donation

A local family recently made a large donation to a scholarship fund. Jeff and Mary Key donated 100,000 dollars to the Jeff and Mary Keys Scholarship. The Scholarship is for certain Central Hardin High School Graduates who plan on attending Western Kentucky University. The scholarship is administered by the college heights foundation at WKU and was established by the family in 2017.

Kentuck Transportation Cabinet 11/17/22

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is looking for input on the KY 210 improvement project between Hodgenville and Campbellsville.  There will be a public information meeting tonight beginning at 5pm lasting until 7pm at 2 locations.  At the Taylor County High School and at Hodgenville Elementary School.  Both locations will have the same meeting materials.  The purpose of the meeting is to obtain input from the public about the KY 210 project. 

A Fatal Crash in Elizabethtown

A fatal collision took place in Elizabethtown last night. Public Information Officer for the Elizabethtown Police Department John Thomas stated, “November 15th, shortly before 11:00 PM, a 2002 Ford Focus, operated by an adult female, was traveling westbound on Ring Road near Kitty Hawk Drive in Elizabethtown when the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lanes of Ring Road. The Ford Focus struck an eastbound 1998 Chevrolet SUV, operated by an adult male, in a head on collision.” The driver of the ford focus was pronounced dead on the scene, the passenger of the ford focus and the driver of the SUV were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries. It is currently unknown why the ford focus crossed over the center-line. The investigation is ongoing.

Fatal Crash in West Point

A fatal car accident occurred in Hardin County over the weekend. Yesterday evening around 436 pm the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a collision in West Point. Sheriff John Ward stated, “We had deputies and our reconstruction team on the scene of a head-on collision on US 31W in West point. It is a fatal crash.” The road was shut down in both directions for several hours. For more information visit the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

A Vehicle Pursuit Occurred in Larue County

A vehicle pursuit took place in Larue County this weekend. On Saturday, a vehicle that was being pursued by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office entered Larue County, where Hodgenville Police Department began assisting in the pursuit.  According to the Police Department, the suspects’ vehicle became disabled and stopped near Dangerfield Road. The driver subsequently exited the vehicle and fled on foot before being apprehended and taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.