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Posted July 18, 2010 [ News Enterprise ]
Hardin County schools to add concussion testing program
     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.

Posted July 18, 2010 [ The Advocate Messenger ]
Lincoln County's killer highways - 19 fatalities in 18 months
     It was a year ago that the alarming number of fatal and serious-injury crashes on Lincoln County roads showed up on the radar of state highway officials in Frankfort. By July 1, 2009, there had already been 10 people killed in traffic accidents in the county that year, compared to only four in all of 2008.

Posted July 18, 2010 [ Kentucky Enquirer ]
Girl dies in Gallatin County accident
     A 10-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle Friday off Kentucky 16 in Gallatin County and died from her injuries, the Kentucky State Police announced Saturday. Investigators determined that the driver did not see the girl due to a hill and a curve in the roadway, where the girl was reportedly going to a mailbox.

Posted July 17, 2010 [ Lexington Herald Leader ]
David Dick, former CBS newsman from Ky., dies at age 80
     David Dick, a TV correspondent during CBS' news broadcast heyday and more recently a chronicler of the hamlet of Plum Lick in his native Bourbon County, died Friday at his home. He was 80. Dick was a correspondent for CBS during the era of anchor Walter Cronkite (1962-1981), when the "Tiffany Network" was the gold standard among television news organizations.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Jessamine Journal ]
Nicholasville officer on bike patrol hit by truck
     A Nicholasville police officer suffered minor injuries, including a mild concussion, after being hit by a full-sized pickup truck while on bike patrol Thursday around 9:45 p.m. According to Sgt. Scott Harvey, Officer Gil Rendon was on bike patrol with another officer when the pickup hit him.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky Press News Service ]
Gov. Beshear unveils highway sign honoring the Tuskegee Airmen
     Gov. Steve Beshear joined leaders today to unveil a sign designating the entire I-75 corridor in Kentucky as the ‘Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Trail’—a 191-mile stretch of highway from the Ohio to Tennessee borders.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky Press News Service ]
Kentucky surges ahead in efforts to help build domestic battery industry
     Gov. Steve Beshear announced today that respected battery industry veteran Dr. Ralph Brodd has been selected to lead the Kentucky-Argonne National Battery Manufacturing Research and Development Center.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky Press News Service ]
Governor orders flags to half-staff on July 17 to honor Louisville soldier
     Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday in honor of a Kentucky native soldier who died in Afghanistan.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky Standard ]
Citing health concerns, Bardstown mayor decides not to run for re-election
     Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton will not run for re-election in the fall. He made the announcement at a City Council meeting, pointing to ongoing complications from his radiation treatment for throat cancer. Heaton, who is finishing his first term in office, said he had enjoyed his tenure as mayor, but he faces uncertainty in the future in regard to his health.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Winchester Sun ]
Clark County agency receives grant to combat underage drinking
     The Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy was awarded $43,400 in federal grant funds by the Kentucky State Police for enforcement of underage drinking laws. Overall, KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer has overseen the distribution of $356,000 for the program statewide.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Winchester Sun ]
Winchester residents share ideas for water park
     Winchester residents gathered Thursday evening to give their input on building a proposed water park. Residents of the neighborhoods near Community Park were concerned about the status of the pool and whether it would be closed. Thursday’s meeting was the latest to discuss how the community feels about making the pool more of an attraction.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky New Era ]
Company makes amends to mother of injured Marine
     After threatening a Hopkinsville woman’s job when she wanted to spend time with her son, a Marine who was injured in Afghanistan, her employer has made amends with the family. In fact, now she and her husband will be able to visit their injured soldier son in Maryland and her employer is picking up the tab.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Kentucky New Era ]
Assault defendants read public apologies
     The five young men guilty of assaulting a 16-year-old girl in Trigg County read aloud their apologies Wednesday in open court — an unorthodox conclusion to a case that began more than two years ago.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Bowling Green Daily News ]
Police audit shows off-duty security costs Bowling Green thousands
     The city of Bowling Green shelled out $34,992.81 for Bowling Green Police Department officers working at parades and other private events last year, according to an audit of the police department’s payroll released this week. The audit shows that of the 24 events officers worked security at during 2009, only one gave any kind of compensation. Thunderfest paid the city $1,862.50 last year for security, though the estimated cost was $5,746.05, according to the audit.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Frankfort State Journal ]
Farmers offered a lift
     Technology is helping farmers facing injury or age-related disabilities resume the work they love. The AgrAbility Project, a partnership between UK, KSU and others, is leading the way.

    Posted July 16, 2010 [ Frankfort State Journal ]
State employees want alternatives to furloughs
     Representatives of state employees say there are alternatives to furloughs but offer few specifics. About 25 state employees and labor leaders held a press conference at Frankfort's downtown Fountain Place Thursday afternoon to protest a plan to furlough 36,000 state employees six days. A union official said voluntary furloughs from non-essential employees could help avoid mandated furloughs for front-line workers like prison guards and child abuse investigators.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ The Advocate Messenger ]
Danville doctor becomes hospice medical director
     Dr. Colin Raitiere considers the recent twist in his medical career a heavenly one. After 30 years in a family practice in Kentucky, mostly in Danville, he has become the full-time medical director of Heritage Hospice, which serves Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Mercer counties, but is based in Danville.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ The Advocate Messenger ]
Two meth labs busted in Mercer County
     A Mercer County man is under arrest for making methamphetamine at his home, and police are still searching for a neighbor also suspected of drug manufacturing. Trooper Chris Lanham said the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department received a tip from neighbors about drug activity in the area, which led to the arrest of Hobert Riley Jr. early today.

Posted July 16, 2010 [ Corbin/Whitley News Journal ]
Man who doused woman with gasoline and threatened to set her on fire gets 18-year sentence
     Rather than stand trial for allegedly kidnapping a woman, dousing her with gasoline and threatening to set her on fire in 2009, a Williamsburg man instead took a plea bargain Wednesday that calls for a nearly two-decade long prison sentence.

    Posted July 16, 2010 [ Lexington Herald Leader ]
Kentucky unemployment rate drops to 10 percent
     Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in June, down from 10.4 percent in May, but behind the good news was a troubling sign. "The decrease ... is driven by a decline in the civilian labor force," said Justine Detzel, chief labor market analyst for the state Office of Employment and Training. "Individuals who have faced long-term unemployment are becoming discouraged and dropping out of the labor force."


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