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  • Training offered to review changes to food code

    Lincoln Trail District Health Department will provide training sessions to review changes to Kentucky’s Food Code in Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties. The target audience will include facilities holding food permits.

    “We want to make sure all of the restaurants, grocers, and food suppliers in our area understand the changes to the state’s food code before they take effect," said Sara Jo Best, environmental director at Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

  • Education available free to veterans

    Veterans Upward Bound at Western Kentucky University is accepting applications from veterans to attend its free educational program.

    VUB is a federal program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, to help U.S. military veterans enter into and succeed in postsecondary school. It is a non-profit, free of charge program serving veterans from the Bowling Green area along with 11 surrounding counties.

  • Tuition assistance may ease counseling shortage

    Some Kentucky schools and communities are experiencing a shortage of counselors that is projected to increase. To help meet the need, scholarship assistance is being offered by the Kentucky Counseling Association.

    Those interested in becoming school or mental health counselors, and who already possess an undergraduate degree, can get a jump start this summer with help with tuition and textbooks.

    The association provides grants of $200 for textbooks.

  • Tuition assistance may ease counseling shortage

    Some Kentucky schools and communities are experiencing a shortage of counselors that is projected to increase. To help meet the need, scholarship assistance is being offered by the Kentucky Counseling Association.

    Those interested in becoming school or mental health counselors, and who already possess an undergraduate degree, can get a jump start this summer with help with tuition and textbooks.

    The association provides grants of $200 for textbooks.

  • Tuition assistance may ease counseling shortage

    Some Kentucky schools and communities are experiencing a shortage of counselors that is projected to increase. To help meet the need, scholarship assistance is being offered by the Kentucky Counseling Association.

    Those interested in becoming school or mental health counselors, and who already possess an undergraduate degree, can get a jump start this summer with help with tuition and textbooks.

    The association provides grants of $200 for textbooks.

  • Arts Council needs performing artists

    The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from Kentucky performing artists from every tourism region in the state to perform on the Kentucky Experience Pavilion Performance Stage during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Sept. 25-Oct. 10, 2010. The World Equestrian Games are expected to draw audiences from around the world and the Kentucky Experience Pavilion is the hospitality center for the event, which expects to host over 60,000 visitors.

  • Magnolia Bank promotes employees

    Magnolia Bank’s board of directors announced promotions of three employees.

    Pamela Cecil was promoted to assistant vice president. Cecil joined the bank in 1992. She serves as loan processor and administrative assistant to President Ron Sanders at the Lincoln Hills Branch.

    Weldon Riggs was promoted to assistant vice president. Riggs has been with the bank since 2008. He serves as manager to the secondary market loan department at the Parkway Branch in Hodgenville. 

  • Chorale kicks off spring tour

    Campbellsville University’s University Chorale has kicked off its annual spring tour across Kentucky. It will take the ensemble to various cities across the commonwealth through Feb. 28.

    The University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Tony Cunha, assistant professor of music and associate dean of the School of Music at CU, will perform at churches and a high school during the tour.

    Carmen Drake and Blake Whitlock, both of Hodgenville, are members of the chorale.

    The remaining schedule for the tour is:

  • Collision reports available online

    As a convenience to motorists, Kentucky Uniform Police Traffic Collision Reports for vehicle crashes throughout the state are available for purchase online. The cost is $10 per report and requests can be made through the Kentucky State Police Web site at www.kentuckystatepolice.org.

    The reports are available on the sites within seven to 10 working days from the date of the collision.

  • KOHC urges veterans to tell, preserve their stories

    If you are an active-duty member of the military, a veteran, a National Guardsman, a reservist or a civilian who has a story about the home front, the Kentucky Oral History Commission wants to hear your story.