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Today's News

  • HCS votes to add concussion testing program

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin County Schools is the third district in Kentucky to implement a program to better measure athletic concussions.

    The school board voted Thursday to implement the ImPact Concussion Management testing program, which tests athletes’ brain functions prior to and after sustaining a concussion, so results can be compared and a decision  made regarding the student’s health.

  • Photos: Hardin County Farmers Market celebrates grand opening
  • July 16: Services

     

  • Focus on Finance: Supplement plans

    By Beti M. Turner

    Question: I have heard that there recently have been changes in Medicare supplement plans on the federal level. Does that affect  my current supplement or just supplements purchased by others in the future?

    Answer: Beginning this year, consumers will see dramatic changes in available Medicare supplement plans, including addition of two plans and elimination of four plans. The changes, which took effect June 1, will lower out-of-pocket expenses for consumers and give consumers additional benefits in their plans.

  • July 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Dorotha Helen Cardin Dorotha Helen Cardin, 84, passed away peacefully July 13, 2010, surrounded by family at Wesley Manor Nursing Home in Louisville. She was foremost a loving wife, mother, homemaker and devoted member of First Baptist Church of Sonora. She served as a Sunday school teacher and was active in numerous church activities. She was widowed at an early age with the untime

  • Faces & Places: Sounds and scenes of summer
  • July 16, 2010, editorial: Cruisin' through time

    A new event will enhance an already over-the-top event tonight in Hardin County. The annual Pops in the Park Louisville Orchestra performance — sponsored by First Federal Savings Bank — has a new attraction this year as cars from yesteryear gather at Freeman Lake to start the weekend.

    Kudos to First Federal for continuing to provide quality listening entertainment through the orchestral performance and a visual treat with fireworks after, both at little cost to those wishing to attend.

  • Child endangerment case resolved

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A Louisville man jailed for leaving a child inside a hot car in Elizabethtown will complete his 30-day jail sentence Wednesday, but Bairon A. Garcia isn’t likely to taste freedom this week.

    According to Hardin County Detention Center records, immigration officials placed a detainer on Garcia to prohibit his release from jail custody even after his time is served. It’s unclear what allegations immigration officials made against Garcia.

  • E'town man dies in four-car crash

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    An Elizabethtown man is dead after a four-vehicle crash near Springfield ended tragically Friday morning.

    Victor Walters, 45, of Elizabethtown died after his 2001 Honda was struck by an out-of-control tractor trailer on U.S. 150 about five miles outside of Springfield, according to Kentucky State Police.

  • Brandenburg woman charged in forgery case

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com A Brandenburg woman has been accused of stealing more than $11,000 from an Elizabethtown businessman by printing, signing and depositing checks into her bank account. According to a warrant filed Tuesday in Hardin District Court, 33-year-old Vanessa Z. Tucker-West, of Lawrence Street in Brandenburg, printed 235 checks over a six-month period