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Rogers to Receive Highest Honor from the National Guard Association of the U.S. and Commemorate the Monticello Artillery’s New Unit Designation

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MONTICELLO, Ky – U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) has been selected to receive the National Guard Association of the United States’ prestigious Harry S. Truman Award for Distinguished Service in Support of National Defense. Kentucky National Guard Adjutant General Edward Tonini nominated Rogers for the award. The public is invited to attend the presentation in a joint celebration of the “Color Casement Ceremony” at the Monticello National Guard Armory on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (EDT). The 623rd Field Artillery will encase the colors of Battery C, and unveil the unit’s new colors of Battery B.

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• Shaping Our Appalachian Region (S.O.A.R.) to hold Session in Barbourville. 


The public is invited and encouraged to participate in a SOAR listening session Monday, July 28th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. the event will be held at Union College in the Ramsey Center, 310 College Street in Barbourville.  Officials will be actively seeking comments from community members to share ideas on how to improve education and provide retraining programs that will provide and economic boost to our region.

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Bug thinks she’s the next big thing as she rides around her yard on the front of a moped with her best friends Mallory, Mikyla, and Maegan Stamper.

Bug, a six-month-old boxer is first up on the moped when her best friends Mallory, Maegan and Mikyla Stamper get ready to go for an afternoon ride. Bug usually rides with 13-year-old Mallory while sisters Mikyla, 14, and Maegan, 9, follow behind on a four-wheeler.

Bug, a six-month-old boxer is first up on the moped when her best friends Mallory, Maegan and Mikyla Stamper get ready to go for an afternoon ride. Bug usually rides with 13-year-old Mallory while sisters Mikyla, 14, and Maegan, 9, follow behind on a four-wheeler.

Mallory Stamper, 13, (front) with her dog, Bug (the boxer), lead the way as she and her sisters, Mikyla, 14, and Maegan, take a cooling trip around their house on a hot summer afternoon. Mallory, Maegan, and Mikyla are the daughters of Sarah Stamper and granddaughters of Juel Rutledge, both of Artemus.

Mallory Stamper, 13, (front) with her dog, Bug (the boxer), lead the way as she and her sisters, Mikyla, 14, and Maegan, take a cooling trip around their house on a hot summer afternoon. Mallory, Maegan, and Mikyla are the daughters of Sarah Stamper and granddaughters of Juel Rutledge, both of Artemus.

Governor Honors Local Airman

A Corbin resident’s service has been recognized by Kentucky’s highest official. Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, Thursday, July 24, 2014 in honor of a Kentucky airman who recently died as a result of non-combat related injuries.

Staff Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died July 16 in Washington D.C., and  his funeral services are today,  at Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church in Knox County.

 

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