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Today's Features

  • This week
    Mommy and me

  • Commendation

    On July 5, 1916, the Commander of the 101st Infantry Brigade sent the following congratulatory message to the Commanding Officer of the 11th Suffolks, my father’s battalion, a component of his brigade:

    Dear Colonel Somerset,

  • 22 Cub Scouts and adults participated in the Cub Scout Pack 270 Pinewood Derby at the First Christian Church. Overall winners were Wyatt Meyers, third place; Micah Langness, second place; and Anthony Wooldridge, first place.

  • Rockbridge United Methodist Church hosted the Western Hills High School FFA on "FFA Goes to Church Sunday" as a part of FFA week. Following worship the students, their sponsors and families shared in a meal with the church, and the students spoke about the FFA program.

  • Army Pvt. Austin M. Beasley graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • This week
    MOPS meeting

  • U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Benjamin A. Bohannon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • This week
    Plate it up! Kentucky proud
    Plate it up! Kentucky Proud will be featured at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road, at 10 a.m. today. The project provides recipes using Kentucky Proud products to increase consumer purchase and preparation of locally grown produce. Several dishes will be available to taste. For more information, call 633-4593.
    Homemakers book club

  • A small body of men, which came under the command of Captain Osbert Harold Brown, was successful in reaching the enemy lines. Brown was in command of A Company of the 11th Suffolks, which, as the carrying company, was following the rest of the battalion with coils of wire, extra ammunition, tools, etc., and was not expected to fight.

  • Air Force Airman Rebecca J. Hartlagegraduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.