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Union’s nursing class of 2018 begins clinical experience

Union College nursing students Kari Baker and Abi Carnes have ceremonial candles lit by recent nursing graduate Kelli Hensley during a pre-licensure class induction ceremony into the Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing. Baker and Carnes are on pace to graduate in 2018 from Union’s four-year nursing program.

Union College nursing students Kari Baker and Abi Carnes have ceremonial candles lit by recent nursing graduate Kelli Hensley during a pre-licensure class induction ceremony into the Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing. Baker and Carnes are on pace to graduate in 2018 from Union’s four-year nursing program.

Union College’s newest nursing class was honored recently during a white coat ceremony commemorating the students’ induction into the Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing.

Dr. Marisa Greer, Dean of… Continue reading

Artist highlight: ‘Title Nine for blacksmiths’

Photo by Tasha Stewart Barbourville students Braedyn Grubb and Anthony Hopejoy take turns swinging the hammer as blacksmith Bob Montgomery guides them through the process of forging their own hook from iron.

Photo by Tasha Stewart
Barbourville students Braedyn Grubb and Anthony Hopejoy take turns swinging the
hammer as blacksmith Bob Montgomery guides them through the process of forging their own hook from iron.

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to forging iron and one blacksmith is on a mission to share his craft with local students.

Bob Montgomery started his blacksmith journey in 1975 when times were simpler; consumers still predominately made the goods they needed or… Continue reading

Contestants attend Daniel Boone Festival Queen’s Tea

The 2016 Daniel Boone Festival Queen candidates participated in the annual Queen’s Tea on Thursday. The crowning of the royalty for 2016 will Monday, October 8.

Running for a cure

Photos by Tasha Stewart Bingham Tire and Oil held a kickoff this past Friday for Ashley Doolin’s 5K. In attendance were Doolin and family plus the Bingham Tire and Oil crew.

Photos by Tasha Stewart
Bingham Tire and Oil held a kickoff this past Friday for Ashley Doolin’s 5K. In attendance were Doolin and family plus the Bingham Tire and Oil crew.

The community is rallying behind one local woman and her ongoing fight with kidney disease.

Ashley Doolin, a Barbourville native, was diagnosed with type one diabetes when she was only three years old. Although Doolin has always faced extra challenges, her health took a sudden turn for the worst… Continue reading

Postal collection boxes to be removed during Daniel Boone Festival

image001The Barbourville Post Office will remove three blue collection boxes from service during the Daniel Boone Festival on October 6, 7, and 8, 2016. One box is located at 200 Knox Street and two boxes are located at 401 Court Square. The boxes are in the courthouse square and will be inaccessible to postal personnel and vehicles during this time.

Postal officials emphasize this is a temporary measure only. All three boxes will be returned to service… Continue reading

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