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  • Volunteers model clothes for Hosparus fundraiser

    Fans of affordable fashion can shop for a cause at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hosparus Thrift Shoppe in Eliza­bethtown.

    The shop is hosting a fashion runway show to help raise money for Hosparus. The event begins with light refreshments and live music by local band Ocean City at 5:30 and continues with the show at 6 p.m.

  • E'town man indicted on sex-crime charges

    An Elizabethtown man has been indicted by a Hardin County grand jury for sex crimes against a relative.

    Delmar Wash Jr., 28, was in indicted on charges of first-degree sodomy, incest and first-degree sexual abuse.

    According the indictment, Wash engaged in the acts between the summer of 2006 and December 2008 when the relative was younger than 18.

  • Pets and Their People to raise money for Kosair, animal shelter

    Man’s best friend, alongside many other kinds of pets, will be gracing the pages of an upcoming book to raise money for Kosair Children’s Hospital and the Hardin County Animal Shelter.

  • VA terminating medical benefits for ineligible veterans

    An internal memorandum issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outlines a process to terminate veterans ineligible for health benefits through the agency.

    A copy of the memo, which was obtained by The News-Enterprise, states that veterans found ineligible for VA health care benefits will receive a 60-day pre-termination notice before they end.

  • Motion filed in LaRue superintendent's DUI case

    A motion for dismissal in a DUI case against LaRue County Super­inten­dent Samuel D. Sanders has turned the defense into offense.

    Sanders was charged with driving under the influence and speeding March 29 while operating a school-owned vehicle. A Hodgenville police officer pulled him over within 200 yards of his home.

    Doug Hubbard, attorney for San­ders, filed several motions in the case including a motion to exclude a dash camera tape of the police stop and subsequent arrest, which also shows Sanders’ wife walking toward the car.

  • Congress passes bipartisan legislation on jobs training

    Congress this week passed bipartisan legislation, a victory in and of itself.

  • Terry Cruse admits to affair

    Terry Cruse doesn’t deny having an extra-marital affair, but says the details just aren’t as juicy as many would hope.

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  • Elizabethtown doctor returns from deployment

    An Elizabethtown doctor and U.S. Army captain used his medical skills overseas to treat soldiers and civilians in Afghanistan.

    Dr. Christopher DiPiro has been active duty for five years and returned home Tuesday from his first deployment Tuesday. In his 36 hours home with his wife and four children, DiPiro said he’s appreciating the small things.

  • Hearing set for EMS complaint

    A hearing has been scheduled to consider a complaint filed by Elizabethtown resident Richard Leal against Hardin County Emergency Medical Services.

    The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services’ preliminary inquiry board will review the complaint during a 10 a.m. meeting Aug. 12 at its Lexington office, according to Deputy Executive Director Charles O’Neal.