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Former Russell County Native to be Honored at LWC Homecoming this Weekend

September 21, 2022

COLUMBIA, KY. — Three alumni and two longtime friends will be honored during Lindsey Wilson College’s 91st homecoming celebration, Sept. 21-25. The awards luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 24 in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive. The event-packed weekend dubbed “Wildly Blue” will…

Center for Rural Development awarded $300,000 to Strengthen Recovery Efforts in Russell County

September 20, 2022

The Center for Rural Development has been awarded $300,000 by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to implement the Succeed, Thrive and Recover (STAR) program to benefit businesses and individuals in recovery in 43 Southern and Eastern Kentucky counties – including Russell County.   The award is part of a recently announced $12 million package through…

SCC student stepping into new career path after boating accident

September 20, 2022

Somerset, KY-Maria Fuentes is an SCC student in the Somerset evening LPN program. She is such a joyful person and has overcome significant obstacles. Her main goal is to pay it forward in helping others.   “Maria comes in every day with a smile on her face, just so much energy,” said Tamara Eastham, an…

Post 15 Troopers and Officers Honored at Kentucky State Police Sworn Award Ceremony

September 9, 2022

COLUMBIA, KY. (9-9-2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) held its annual sworn awards ceremony in Lexington to honor 75 Troopers and Officers who put on a uniform each day to patrol Kentucky’s neighborhoods with a mission of serving and protecting their fellow citizens. The achievement awards presented were for acts of bravery and service…

Center for Gifted Studies at WKU to Host Students from Russell County

September 6, 2022

Jennifer.wilson@wku.edu Bowling Green, Ky. – The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU announces 34 school districts in Kentucky and Tennessee participated in Project Launch Plus, a federal Javits grant this past school year. Eligible sixth-grade students from the following districts and schools were offered an above-level test, and research-based informational emails for the families of…

Kentucky State Police Post 15 Hosting “Meet the Recruiter” Event

September 2, 2022

Campbellsville, Ky. (September 2, 2022) – Kentucky State Police will be hosting a “Meet the Recruiter” event at Campbellsville University – Winters Dining Hall in Campbellsville on September 7, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The address is 1 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY 42718 Trooper First Class Jonathan Houk of Post 15 Columbia and the…

Kentucky State Police Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

September 1, 2022

Columbia, Ky. (September 1, 2022) – Traffic stop on the Cumberland Parkway on Tuesday night leads to drug trafficking arrest.  On August 30, 2022 at approximately 11:27 p.m. a Kentucky State Police Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2011 Chevrolet Impala passenger car on Cumberland Parkway.  The Trooper observed the vehicle’s registration was not valid…

Lane Closures Begin Next Week on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Adair County

August 31, 2022

SOMERSET, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that lanes closures are set to beginning next week on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Adair County as crews perform bridge deck restorations. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway will be reduced to one lane –…

KFB’s 58th Annual Country Ham Auction Raises $5 Million for Charity

August 26, 2022

Contact: Todd Bright Director, Communication Division 502.495.5197 – Office 502.489.2214 – Cell Todd.Bright@kyfb.com   KFB announces Eastern Kentucky flooding grant recipients at its signature even Louisville, KY (August 25, 2022) – The 58th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Country Ham Breakfast brought in an impressive $5 million for charity organizations. Additionally, leadership announced that through their KFB for Kentucky…

Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves more than $1.2 million for projects across the commonwealth

August 19, 2022

  Funded projects focus on agricultural diversification, rural developmen FRANKFORT (August 19, 2022) – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $1,299,332 for agricultural diversification and rural development projects across the commonwealth at its monthly board meeting.   “Diversifying our agricultural landscape and investing in our rural communities ensures Kentucky’s agricultural future continues to flourish,” Commissioner…

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