By MARTY FINLEY email@example.com FORT KNOX — Lt. Col. Stephen Koopmeiners’ Army career has spanned decades, taking him from the shores of Vietnam to the gates of Fort Knox, but at 59, he is showing no signs of wear. As of early last week, Koopmeiners is the oldest person in active duty on post, according to the Fort Knox Public Affairs Office. He
Radcliff Police Department promoted four new sergeants effective July 1. Pictured from left, Chief Jeffrey Cross, Sgt. Mark Skees, Sgt. Steve Witte, Mayor Shelia Enyart, Sgt. Brian Davis, Sgt. Jeremy Davis, and Capt. Kenneth Mattingly.
On July 24, Woodland Terrace held its Camp4Cure, the facility’s fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk in September. The facility had a dunking booth, cornhole tournament, wheel chair races and cakewalk as part of the entertainment during the night. Tonya Haines, administrator, sits in the dunking booth.
When I was an elementary principal back in the early ’90s, I had great health care at a fair price because my insurance premium was paid for by the local board of education. In the years before my retirement, the cost of my insurance premium went up each year, my co-pays increased and my coverage fast became less than great. I was one of the lucky people during this time as I did have health care, albeit it cost me more and more each year while my benefits decreased.
On July 31, leaders signed a proclamation declaring the Month of August “Just for Kids” Month in Hardin County to raise local awareness and support for Kosair Children’s Hospital. The proclamation was signed by Elizabethtown Mayor David Willmoth, Hardin County Judge Executive Harry Berry, Vine Grove Mayor Donovan Smith, and Radcliff Mayor Sheila Enyart.
Allan Francis, president of the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, right, greets Willie Spencer on Saturday during a reception prior to the organization’s Freedom Fund Banquet at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Club. LOOK FOR COVERAGE MONDAY IN THE NEWS-ENTERPRISE.