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August 8th, 2019

Hardin County Schools return to the classroom today. Spokesperson John Wright urges drivers to be patient when driving behind school buses as they attempt to familiarize themselves and the kids with the bus routes. Drivers are advised to memorize the bus routes as well, to make travel easier. Bus routes will begin as early as before 6 A.M.

Several people were injured after a crash in Elizabethtown earlier this week. Elizabethtown police responded to a wreck on Dixie Highway in front of Lakeshore Plaza shortly after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, two people were inside of a car, a Chrysler, when it was hit by a truck, being pushed into the intersection and causing severe damage. The driver of the Chrysler was airlifted to University Hospital and was listed in serious condition. The passenger was taken to Hardin Memorial, and their condition is unknown at this time.

Kosair Charities has awarded $100,000 to the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation in order to improve the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and to expand pediatric services in Radcliff. Chairman Joe Prather says this award will help HMH keep its equipment top-of-the-line to better serve the community. Hardin Memorial Health is the only Level 2 NICU Unit in Central Kentucky.

A historic opportunity will be awarded to those wishing to become police officers. Kentucky State Police are currently taking applications to become part of the department’s 100th recruiting class. Trooper Scotty Sharp says all application materials must be completed and returned to the KSP Recruitment Branch. Interested applicants can find all relevant information, as well as a downloadable application, on the Kentucky State Police website.