Lt. Col. Rick McClure is region’s top PRIDE volunteer
In honor of his dedication to the annual Laurel Lake Cleanup, Lt. Col. Rick McClure has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month.
London trooper honored
On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London, Sgt. Steve Walker was honored by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) at the 2012 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony held at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville.
Bomb-smelling dogs join Williamsburg Police, Whitley Jailer’s Office
Three new employees have joined the ranks in Williamsburg and Whitley County. They won’t need uniforms, but these four-legged friends are definitely trained, tested and tough at their jobs.
A Seasonal Delight
Let the lights shine. And at St. Joseph Hospital London, the lights will shine right up to the new year. During what started out to be a tree lighting ceremony and ended up “a Christmas Open House” Tuesday, those gathered celebrated the spirit of giving during the event.
The Heritage wins state, national honors
The Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Corbin has had an award-winning year nationally and statewide, culminating by being named the 2012 Statewide Facility of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF).
Learning how to deal
After 30 years of dealing with potentially terminal illnesses, Richard Robinson has learned the importance of faith, attitude and recognizing your limitations.
Carpenter recognized as 2012 KAED Community Professional of the Year
Bruce Carpenter, executive director with the Corbin Economic Development Agency, was awarded the James J. Coleman Community Professional of the Year Award.
Corbin woman battles with lung cancer
In 2008, Brenda Sue Gentry, of Corbin, had suffered about a year of flu-like symptoms and treatments for conditions ranging from strep to bronchitis.
Injury doesn’t damage beauty queen’s outlook
Taylor Hubbard, the 2010 Miss Kentucky Teen USA, knows the thrill of winning a beauty pageant. Sadly, she also knows what it’s like to have her All-American looks scarred.
Team Obama vs. Team Romney
Secret Service Agents watched over the crowd inside the Betty Hamilton Center of the Performing Arts at Corbin High School on Wednesday afternoon, as the school’s JROTC Color Guard presented the American flag, and emcee Chace Adkins asked the crowd to stand for the playing of the National Anthem.
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