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Today's Features

  • The Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met May 12 at Central Hardin High School. Following time for nutrition and networking, President Nora Sweat called the meeting to order and welcomed guests.

    Ramona Jeffries, Scholarship Committee chair, gave the program on the scholarships given to members and nonmembers. Scholarships have been given to several Mu chapter members for financial help while they worked on master’s degrees and national board certifications.

  • Lt. Col. Terry Owens, a health services branch chief at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command, takes a moment to meet with retired Maj. Ralph Reese of Radcliff, left, after the Memorial Day services at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Owens spoke of the meaning of Memorial Day during the ceremony, taking time to recognize Reese, a World War II veteran, for his service. Reese shares his date of enlistment, May 28, 1939, with the observance of Memorial Day this year. (Photo by Courtney Owens).

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America presented nine $500 scholarships to high school seniors graduating from Fort Knox, Hardin and Meade county areas, something its done for more than a decade.

    Family members of active duty or retired service members, including National Guard and Reserve, were eligible to compete. In a change in the eligibility requirements this year, grandchildren of retired service members in the same area also were eligible.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting May 15, at its clubhouse on Fort Knox. MOWW is not only active in supporting youth development, scouting, excellence in ROTC, veterans support and the basic education in the meaning of patriotism, it also is concerned about the functions of law and order in the local judicial system.

  • FLEMING. Pfc. John Michael Fleming recently has been deployed to Afghanistan. A 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School, he is the son of Adam Fleming and Becky Yount.

  • Fort Knox Chapter, AUSA partnered with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, to conduct a golf scramble to help build a smart home for triple amputee Pfc. Kyle Hockenberry. Pictured from left, Roger Stradley, Pfc. Hockenberry, Dave Ohler and AUSA Chapter President Gene Gudenkauf, standing.

  • Sarah Jones was the winner of the $50 Visa gift card given by AUSA at the 7th annual Hooray for Heroes celebration May 19. She is the wife of an Army reservist and is pictured with their two children.

  • EAGLE. Army Pvt. Corey Eagle has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the grandson of Betty Burton of Elizabethtown.

  • REED.Navy Seaman Elizabeth P. Reed, daughter of Dara B. and Derek C. Reed of Magnolia, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.  Reed is a 2008 graduate of LaRue County High School.