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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Bill Sherman was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 22. He is with Score, a group of volunteers who assist small businesses and startups. Pictured from left, Bill Sherman, John Herzfeld, Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley, Frank Cogswell and Stuart Grossman.

  • Joyce Lupresto was chosen as Artist of the Month at the May meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild. Her pastel painting, “The Salt March,” will hang in Cobbler’s Café in Elizabethtown. The next meeting of the guild is at 6:30 p.m. June 18, at the Nolin RECC building in Elizabethtown. Visitors are welcome at the meeting and program.

  • Summer is here. I hope our students are enjoying their summer breaks and are using every opportunity to continue learning. Learning is not just something that takes place in our buildings 173 days of the year. It should take place every day of our lives. I won’t share my age with you. However, I will tell you I still learn something new every day.