The Brian Jennemann Memorial Scholarship Fund awards four scholarship grants annually of up to $1,500 each to the most qualified applicants who demonstrate a desire and commitment to being a paramedic. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and accepted into a certified paramedic training program. Selections will be based on the applicant’s passion for paramedic training and commitment to serving the public.
Are you interested in preserving a cemetery in your community or learning how cemeteries can assist you with family research? If so, the Kentucky Historical Society can help, via a cemetery preservation workshop at 10 a.m. June 26 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, Frankfort.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and contract crews began roadside mowing in the Elizabethtown highway district last week. Mowing season stretches through early fall and includes three cutting cycles along 2,900 miles of state-maintained highways in Breckinridge, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties. The interstate mowing operation includes a litter sweep before each cycle. Mowing and litter removal is an important part of the cabinet’s maintenance of a statewide highway system that includes more than 27,000 miles of roadway.
Women are at a high risk for developing iron-deficiency anemia, especially those who are pregnant, teenage girls and those who have heavy periods. Iron is important to have in the diet because it makes hemoglobin which supplies oxygen to the body. Iron helps to build and maintain healthy blood and help your cells to make energy.
Some common symptoms of iron deficiency anemia are feeling fatigued, weak, dizzy and sometimes craving non-food items like ice chips, clay or dirt.
Here are some general recommendations of how much iron you need each day:
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Memorial Building faces repairs that will further postpone its reopening.
The building was first closed in September of last year due to problems with mold and moisture. Workers have since found other areas that need repair.
The Lincoln Memorial Building houses the traditional birthplace cabin. Planned repairs include a new roof and skylight and a new heating and air system. However, upon inspection, workers discovered that problems with the plaster and skylight were worse than they had anticipated.
Niki Carter, director of the LaRue County Public Library, has been accepted as a member of the first Library Leadership Institute for public library directors. The yearlong institute features four sessions of two days each and is being offered through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
Sweet Repeats Children’s Consignment Store just completed its first month of business in Hodgenville.
Owned by Sherry Polly, Sweet Repeats opened on April 24. Polly said that she heard that the building space on Lincoln Boulevard was becoming available because the consignment store that previously occupied it was closing and she jumped at the opportunity.