Justice Center to limit access starting Monday -- PHOTO 1

Christian County Circuit Judges John L. Atkins courtroom is empty Friday morning at the Justice Center. Starting Monday, the public will have limited access to the building for a month, per an order issued by the Kentucky Supreme Court. Judges also stated they are suspending jury trials until after April 10.

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that the Christian County Justice Center will be reopening Monday for selected activities. Court appearances and license functions will be available.

The reopening will include some restrictions to battle COVID-19.

No bags or purses will be allowed in the building, and no children will be allowed in the courthouse Monday.

Face coverings are required in all areas of the Justice Center. Only people with business or court cases will be allowed in the Justice Center.

The sheriff’s office said in a news release that it will strictly enforce the rules to keep everyone as safe as possible.

For driver’s licensing questions, email christiancodriverslicense@kycourts.net. For all other inquiries email christiancocircuitclerk@kycourts.net or call 270-889-6539.

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