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EABC to play at Sports Park this season

Participants of this year’s Etown Area Baseball Commission will get to play their season at a different facility. It was announced by the city that the annual league would host games at the state-of-the-art Elizabethtown Sports Park at no charge.

Elizabethtown mayor Jeff Gregory

The Sports Park had just recently been announced as the location for the TravelBall Select National Championship.

Local food organization to distribute food, volunteer for annual MLK Day of Service

In honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Feeding America Kentucky’s Heartland has announced that they will be participating in the 26th annual MLK Day of Service event, hosting special food distributions and volunteering opportunities this weekend.

Director of marketing Jamie Thomas

More information on the events an be found by going to the Feeding America Kentucky’s Heartland Facebook page.

Regional vaccine sites on tap for the Kentucky

Drive thru vaccination, a not so distant reality here in the Commonwealth. Governor Andy Beshear announced Thursday that the state was once again partnering with Kroger to soon provide drive up Covid-19 vaccines at regional sites across the state near the beginning of February.

Also during Beshear’s update was the announcement of 4,084 new cases of covid-19. Local cases:
Hardin – 86
Meade – 21
LaRue – 6