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Milestones

  • Linder appointed to Southern Legislative committee

    Speaker Hoover has appointed Rep. Brian Linder, R-Dry Ridge, to the Fiscal Affairs & Government Operations Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC).
    The two-year appointment lasts until the end of 2018. Since its creation, members of the SLC’s Fiscal Affairs & Government Operations (FAGO) Committee have focused on studying a variety of fiscal issues impacting state budgets and finances.

  • UK Honor Flight takes local residents to D.C.

    United States military veterans James Barlow, John Clinton Lowry and John Reed Lowry, all of Dry Ridge, recently participated in the University of Kentucky Honor Flight, the first Honor Flight in the nation to be sponsored by a university.
    On May 20, Barlow and the Lowrys, among nearly 70 other veterans, visited memorials in Washington, D.C. and were given a patriotic send-off and a hero’s homecoming at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. For more information visit https://uknow.uky.edu/campus-news/celebration-reflection-and-honor-unfor....

  • Smallwood joins Union College Board of Trustees

    A Lexington businessman from the financial services industry is serving on the Board of Trustees for Union College, a private institution in Barbourville.
    The institution has announced that Terry Smallwood has joined Board of Trustees at Union. Smallwood began service this year, along with five other new additions to trustee positions. Union is led by President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.D. Dr. Hawkins has served the institution for five years.

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  • Thoroughman to appear on NPR’s ‘From The Top’

    Lilyanne Thoroughman, a 10-year-old violinist of Williamstown, will appear on an upcoming episode of “From the Top”, the hit NPR radio program featuring America’s best young classical musicians and hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley.

  • DAR presents Byrne, Kinsey with awards

    The Captain John Lillard Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met April 18 the Williamstown Senior Center. During that meeting, the chapter held an award ceremony. The chapter handed out two awards to exceptional students.

  • Poole appointed to Kentucky Board of Pharmacy by Gov. Matt Bevin

    Ron Poole of Central City was recently appointed to the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy by Gov. Matt Bevin.

    The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy consists of six members appointed by the governor and serves the Commonwealth to promote, preserve, and protect the public health, safety, and welfare through effective regulation of the practice of pharmacy.

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  • Marshall, girl, April 5, 2017

    Bryan and Kelly Marshall of Erlanger would like to announce the birth of their third child.
    Ella Ruth Marshall was born at 11:07 a.m. April 5, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Ron Coyle of Edgewood and the late Doris Coyle.

    Her paternal grandparents are Ralph and Bonita Marshall of Villa Hills.

    Ella was welcomed home by her big brothers, Austin and Landon.
     

  • Ashcraft to perform on Midnite Jamboree

    Williamstown High School 1965 graduate Judy Ashcraft has been honored to perform on Nashville’s long running Midnite Jamboree on May 6.

    It is the Jamboree’s 70th anniversary show featuring many well known country music stars and independent artists.
    The Midnite Jamboree is broadcast each Saturday night following the legendary Grand Ole Opry on radio station WSM.