The Elizabethtown Fire Department responded to a fire alarm
activation at Flex Film Corporation located on North Black Branch Road at 6:26 AM. While
units were in route, dispatch advised that there was a fire in the building. A
fire had started in the boiler room of the facility, but the sprinkler systems
had kept the fire in check. Responders extinguished the fire using hoses from
More details have been released regarding the officer-involved
shooting that took place early Thursday morning. As previously reported, the
Radcliff Police Department responded to 101 Navaho Drive on reports of an armed
robbery. Upon officer’s arrival, they discovered an individual wielding a knife
outside of the residence. The suspect failed to obey the officer’s orders to
drop the knife, and began to charge two of the officers, who then discharged
their service weapons striking the individual multiple times. The subject was
taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital,
and then was later flown to University of Louisville Hospital with
non-life-threatening injuries. The two officers involved were placed on
administrative leave. Charges are forthcoming regarding the robbery.
High School head football
coach Mark Brown has made the decision to retire. Brown, age 67, took over the
team in 2014. Brown coached the Panthers to a 9-3 record, as well as a district
title last season.
Elizabethtown Mayor Jeff Gregory is reflecting on some of
the successes of his first year in office. The Mayor says he feels most proud
of how he has raised morale among city employees, and how they feel that they
are as special and needed as anyone in the Mayor’s office. He would also go on
to talk about what he hopes to accomplish with the next three years of his
term. For the full interview with Mayor Gregory, listen to Community Forum this
The 10th Annual Radcliff Mayor’s Community
Breakfast will be taking place tomorrow. The event will take place from 9-11 AM
at the Colvin Community Center. The event will feature
typical breakfast items as well as door prizes. This is a free breakfast that
is open to the general public to attend.
Bluegrass Cellular has begun accepting applications for the
2020 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program. The company is giving away $18,000
in scholarships, which will come out to $1500 scholarships for twelve students.
The application as well as guidelines can be found at scholarships.bluegrasscellular.com.
The deadline for application is Monday, April 6th. Scholarship
winners will be notified later in April.