http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Music, smiles at benefit for Harig, Taylor families http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/music-smiles-benefit-harig-taylor-families <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/727benefit1.jpg" alt="The Blue Soul Gypsys perform Sunday afternoon at the Harig-Taylor benefit concert at Central Hardin High School." title="The Blue Soul Gypsys perform Sunday afternoon at the Harig-Taylor benefit concert at Central Hardin High School." align="left" hspace="6" width="160" height="85" /><p> Music from the band Lifted played Sunday afternoon in the background as Abigail Daniel-Yunt painted the face of Xzandra Young.</p> <p> Alongside whiskers and a colorful nose, Daniel-Yunt added the words &ldquo;Team Harig&rdquo; to Young&rsquo;s face, to show support for one of two families for whom the benefit concert at Central Hardin High School&rsquo;s gymnasium was organized.</p> Medicaid expansion could lead to jail savings http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/medicaid-expansion-could-lead-jail-savings <p> A Medicaid expansion made possible by the passage of the Affordable Care Act could bring some savings to the Hardin County Detention Center.</p> <p> Jailer Danny Allen said county inmates soon will be eligible for coverage under the expansion, meaning those prisoners who need outside care would be treated at lower Medicaid rates.</p> Early registration rolls out this week for The Color Run http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/early-registration-rolls-out-week-color-run <p> The Color Run is returning to Hardin County this fall after a successful first outing last year at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown, moving north this time into Radcliff.</p> <p> Those eager to take part in the &ldquo;Happiest 5K on the Planet&rdquo; won&rsquo;t have to wait much longer to register.</p> Morningside pilot's PLTW Launch, teaches students to be problem solvers http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/morningside-pilots-pltw-launch-teaches-students-be-problem-solvers <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/037.jpg" alt="Danielle Watts and Kate Shirts work in their Launch Logs during the Save the Ice Pop Challenge in Debbie Lewis&#039; second-grade class for Project Lead the Way Launch last year. " title="Danielle Watts and Kate Shirts work in their Launch Logs during the Save the Ice Pop Challenge in Debbie Lewis&#039; second-grade class for Project Lead the Way Launch last year. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> With a pilot school year in the books, teachers at Morningside Elementary School have seen the strength of Project Lead The Way&rsquo;s Launch program.</p> <p> The school was one of 44 in the nation to test run the project, which provides lessons emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math skills.</p> E'town center awarded grant from Kentucky Arts Council http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/etown-center-awarded-grant-kentucky-arts-council <p> The Kentucky Arts Coun&shy;cil recently awarded 96 arts organizations from 34 counties throughout the state with $1.4 million divided for the 2015 fiscal year. This money is for its Kentucky Arts Partnership grant.</p> <p> The Music and Arts Cen&shy;ter for Cultural Learning in Elizabethtown received a KAP grant of $3,537.</p> PHOTO: Conquering a rope mountain http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/photo-conquering-rope-mountain <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/727kids.jpg" alt="A trio of girls climb a rope pyramid Sunday afternoon at one of the play areas between baseball fields during the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional Tournament semifinal games at the Elizabethtown Sports Park." title="A trio of girls climb a rope pyramid Sunday afternoon at one of the play areas between baseball fields during the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional Tournament semifinal games at the Elizabethtown Sports Park." align="left" hspace="6" width="133" height="85" /> The Allure of the Lure: Hobby hooks 80-year-old Elizabethtown man http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/allure-lure-hobby-hooks-80-year-old-elizabethtown-man <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/728mmhines1.jpg" alt="The walls of Charlie Hines&#039; workshop are covered in fishing lures he has handmade and many others he has collected over the last 60 years." title="The walls of Charlie Hines&#039; workshop are covered in fishing lures he has handmade and many others he has collected over the last 60 years." align="left" hspace="6" width="143" height="85" /><p> Some 60 years ago, Charlie Hines was lured to the hobby that requires a space all its own.</p> Red Cross to hold blood drive in Radcliff boy's honor http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/red-cross-hold-blood-drive-radcliff-boys-honor <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sam_adams_1.jpg" alt="Chrystal Brigman with her sons Jack, middle, and Sam Adams. Sam is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a blood drive in his honor is 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall behind St. Brigid Church in Vine Grove. " title="Chrystal Brigman with her sons Jack, middle, and Sam Adams. Sam is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a blood drive in his honor is 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall behind St. Brigid Church in Vine Grove. " align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> It&rsquo;s been just short of five years since Samuel Adams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.</p> <p> During that time he has undergone countless treatments, a bone marrow transplant, where his younger brother Jack was his donor, and has accepted more than 150 units of blood and platelets over the last year alone.</p>