Like an assembly line at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, items are packed one by one into waiting backpacks. In goes vegetable and fruit cups, granola bars, Pop Tarts, shelf-stable milk and much more.
On Feb. 23, 1945, Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams executed an act of valor that went above and beyond the military call of duty, ultimately earning a Medal of Honor, the highest military honor in the United States.
Quinton Higgins stood Wednesday morning next to the center emergency exit door on a school bus at North Middle School. The door was near the same area he sat on the Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus on May 14, 1988, when drunken driver Larry Mahoney triggered the worst drunken driving crash in U.S. history.
Ever since Key’Andre Strand, 10, watched the Disney channel movie “High School Musical” a few years ago, he has aspired to become an actor. This November, Strand will have the opportunity to hone his talents at a prestigious workshop in Texas.
Each spring for seven years, high school juniors in Kentucky public schools have been taking the ACT, a college-entrance exam. The latest ACT released data indicates the performance of the spring 2014 exams in Hardin County Schools are the best since the test has been required by the Kentucky Department of Education.