The Kentucky State Police is accepting applications for its next cadet class. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at www.kentuckystatepolice.org and click on the Career Opportunities, Recruitment Home and How To Become A Kentucky State Trooper links.
War of 1812 hero honored
Ceremony recognizes veteran, 200th anniversary of 19th-century conflict
By Amber Coulter
Cassandra Carroll solemnly accepted the folded flag last Monday honoring Capt. Christopher Miller, a distant ancestor who served in the War of 1812.
Cassandra, a seventh-grader at Bluegrass Middle School, said it was special to accept the flag during the grave-marking ceremony at Miller’s burial site in Freeman Lake Park in Hardin County.
The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program is in its 37th year. In attendance from LaRue County, Toby Ashley, Derrick Robinson, Charles Benningfield and James Brown. Also pictured are LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith and Constable Joe Allen, who transported the campers, and Head Counselor Kelly Buck.
Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight on Saturday, Oct. 6 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.
The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and will return to Louisville that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.
Two websites that help Americans make informed choices about hospitals and nursing homes have been redesigned and will make more information available to the public, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.