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January 3, 2019

Houdini the goat is one step closer to finding a permanent home. Members of the 7 person committee visited a potential site and hope to have a placement for the goat by the end of this week. As previously reported, Houdini was removed from the side of i65 in October after being injured. Donations for Houdini’s care can be made on the friends of the Hardin County animal shelter’s Facebook page.

A local organization is opening its doors to non-profits looking for funding. United way of central Kentucky will hold their annual grant training later this month.
United way of central Kentucky spokesperson Katie Kurtz. Attendance at one of the two events is required to apply for funding. Those interested in attending must rsvp. More information can be found on United Way of Central Kentucky’s website.

A student in Elizabethtown received national attention.
The artwork will be on display through January 6th.

An Elizabethtown man charged with murder was arraigned in court yesterday. As previously reported, 24-year-old Jahi Hall was taken into custody last month after a child in his care was pronounced dead.
Hall is set to appear in court again next week.

January 2, 2019

Hardin County will see new mayors beginning today. JJ Duvall will reclaim his seat in Radcliff. In Vine Grove, Pam Ogden will replace Blake Proffitt while Jeff Gregory will take over as mayor of Elizabethtown.

With a new Congress set to be seated tomorrow, local legislative representatives give a look at what issues lie ahead in 2019.
Officials hope to soon end a government shutdown as it gets close to entering its second week.

2 people were arrested this week after police conducted a search warrant in Radcliff. According to arrest records, police arrived at a residence on Millcreek road in Radcliff Saturday night. When officers arrived, one suspect attempted to flee from a window the residence while another attempted to leave in a vehicle. Both were apprehended. 2 men, Seth Smith, and Daniel Lamm were charged with fleeing and evading police. Lamm was also charged with possession of a controlled substance. Both were lodged in the Hardin County detention center.

A Bullitt County woman was charged over new years for providing alcohol and marijuana for more than a dozen minors. Media sources indicate that 36-year-old Lindsey Lewis was taken into custody early yesterday morning after police responded to the home in Mount Washington. Authorities say there were over 40 people at the party and that bottles of alcohol were visible upon their arrival at the residence. Lewis faces 14 counts of engaging in an unlawful transaction with a minor. She was held in the Bullitt County detention center.