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Today's Features

  • Kentucky livestock producers are fortunate to have two veterinary labs that support the animal industry with diagnostic medical testing services. The labs are the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington and Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center in Hopkinsville. Their goal is to provide services to improve the health of livestock in the state. Horses, as well as cattle are the main emphasis, but they do work with all livestock.

  • Osteoporosis, a disease that weakens the bones and makes them more susceptible to fractures, affects about 10 million Americans and another 44 million are at risk. Even though the disease is more common in women, the U.S. National Osteoporosis Foundation states that 20 percent of the 10 million are men.

  • Ever wish you could get paid to fish or to shop? There’s just something special about getting paid to do things you love.

    Although now retiring as a quilt maker, 84-year-old Geneva Peace of Magnolia has been familiar with that feeling for the last 76 years.

  • Lucas Wade Underwood, a recent Adair County High School graduate, received several agriculture awards, including Lake Cumberland Regional FFA superior first forage production, Lake Cumberland Region Superior small power and equipment, FFA Star Chapter Farmer, Adair FFA small engine and ag mechanics, Shop IV spirit award, Ag IV scholastic award, Forage Production Entrepreneurship and State FFA Degree.

    He is the son of Darrell Underwood of Buffalo and Renetta Underwood of Greensburg and the grandson of Bessie C. Underwood of Buffalo and the late Bruce Underwood.

  • The following juried members of the Central Kentucky Art Guild will have two dimensional artwork displays at the following locations through Sept. 21.

    •Charolette Humphress – Radcliff/Fort Knox.Tourism in Radcliff (270-352-1204)

    •Elsie Hall – Cobbler’s Café, Elizabethtown (270-982-2233)

    •Rose Cooper – Cecilian Bank, Elizabethtown (270-737-1593)

    •Chieko Davis and Wes Kendall – The Granite Centre, Radcliff (270-765-4622), July 20

  • Angelina S. McCoy has been awarded the James McCormick and Robert Williams Art Scholarship at Georgetown College. This scholarship is awarded to a rising junior with a declared minor or major in art.  The scholarship is renewable through the student’s senior year as long as the student maintains a grade point average of at least a 3.0, with a 3.5 in art and successfully completes two art courses per semester.

  • Mary Boone was selected as May Employee of the Month at Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed since October 1972 and is under the supervision of Dawn Burgess in the trousers department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

    Octavia Diaz was selected as June Employee of the Month at Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed since November 2006 and is under the supervision of Joann Pearman in the trousers department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Hodgenville Main Street/Renaissance Association will hold its annual dinner Sept. 26. The occasion will include a meal, a silent auction and a concert by Water’s Edge.

    There will be combination dinner/concert tickets and separate tickets available for the concert only. The music of Water’s Edge is something that will appeal to all ages, of sorts of music fans. It is a fun, excellent performance of tight harmonies, fresh arrangements and vocally produced rhythm.

  • On May 16, Dr. Robert Imhoff, president of Mid-Continent University, conferred degrees for 329 students. Commencement ceremonies were held at Graves County High School in Mayfield.

    Local graduates include Ricky L. Wheeler of Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science in Business Management; Lori O. Cecil of New Haven, Magna Cum Laude, Associate of Science; Angela M. Smith of New Haven, Suma Cum Laude, Associate of Science; Amber Marie Landram of New Haven, Bachelor of Science in Business Management; and Stephanie Boone of New Haven, Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science.

  • LaRue County High School graduate and Transylvania University first-year Curtis Puryear was recently inducted into the inaugural class of the Transylvania First-Year Honor Society.            

    The society recognizes students who are in the top 20 percent of their class during their first year and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 

    He was also named to the Dean’s List at Transylvania University for the 2009 winter term.