Ashton Polk, 24, who has Cerebral Palsy, had a desire to help those in need this Christmas season. She, along with member of Faith Apostolic Church in Elizabethtown, collected toys to donate to Helping Hand of Hope.
Brig. Gen. Jason T. Evans was honored with a citation from the Kentucky Senate for his honorable military duty and community service. Also pictured are Mayor Bill Sheckles of Bardstown, president of local Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Fort Knox Chapter, George Hollins and Brig. Gen. Margrett Barnes, deputy commander of HRC.
FOHL. Air Force Airman Michael J. Fohl graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2007 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from Western Kentucky University. He is the son of Donna Fohl of Elizabethtown.
WAHLER. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ryan M. Wahler has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. ahler is a medic assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for 15 years. A 1997 graduate of Fort Knox High School, he is the son of Kelly and Marc Wahler Sr. of Salem, Ala.
STADER. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan M. Stader graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Fishers High School in Indiana, he is the son of David Stader of Fishers, Ind., and Katrina Reeves of Vine Grove.