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WKU names spring semester honor students

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Western Kentucky University has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and President’s List this spring. Those marked with an asterisk (*) had a perfect 4.0. The city listed is based on the student’s zip code and does not indicate where he or she went to high sch...

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Whitfield, bipartisan coalition introduce bill for $50 billion in transportation improvements

By Chris Pack

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



U.S. Reps. Ed Whitfield (R – KY) and Allyson Y. Schwartz (D-PA) have joined U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Hoeven (R-ND) to introduce bipartisan legislation to make $50 billion available for projects to revitalize the nation’s transportation infrastructure by leveraging private inv...

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Mosquito-plagued lake area to be sprayed from ablove

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will commit resources to conduct aerial mosquito control applications around Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley in an effort to knock down a significant infestation caused by heavy rains in the area. Department officials me...

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LCHS releases Spring Honor Roll

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Guidance Department of Logan County High School has announced students who earned being listed on the Spring Honor Roll. 9th Grade All A’s Paul Bernard Addison, Abby Marie Arnold, Breanna Baptiste, Brooke Barnes, Rachel Barnett, Kira Grace Binkley, Kirsten Leanne Binkley, Shelby Blythe, ...

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College students earn praise, honors, degrees

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Spring is a time for school awards. The LoJo has carried several stories about honors and awards for local high school and middle school students. College students have also been honored. Some of their stories follow.   Western Kentucky University WKU sophomores Raymond Van Zee of Russellvil...

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Comer welcomes Beshear letter for hemp

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has applauded Gov. Steve Beshear's letter to President Barack Obama asking the federal government to identify economic opportunities from the production of industrial hemp. "I welcome the Governor's partnership in this effort and for bringing this impor...

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Brown, Carroll lead Chandler's graduates

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Chandler’s School recognized 53 graduating eighth graders during a ceremony Friday, May 24 in the school gymnasium. The students entered the gymnasium to “Pomp and Circumstance,” and then Amber Carroll gave the Invocation. Principal Caycee Spears welcomed the graduates and their ...

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New report ranks Kentucky 45th in overall senior health

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Everyone dreams about retirement being a happy, healthy time to finally settle down, take time for yourself, travel and count your blessings, but a recent reports suggests that if you want to retire right now in a healthy environment, don't stay in Kentucky. Kentucky ranks 45th in overall health ra...

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At Medicaid Forum, you could cut the tension with a scapel

By Molly Burchett and Al Cross, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



At the latest in a series of forums on Medicaid managed care, state officials said the new system has improved the quality of care, but you could cut the tension with a scalpel in the packed auditorium at the University of Kentucky as they fielded complaints and questions and urged the providers to ...

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Orndorff, Neblett, Adams, Jenkins lead RHS graduates

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Rebecca Orndorff was named co-valedictorian and recipient of the deGraffenried Award at commencement exercises for the Class of 2013 at Russellville High School Saturday, May 18. She shared the class’ top academic award with Kesi Neblett, who was officially a member of the RHS class although ...

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Richey, Hopkins lead LCHS graduates

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County High School’s Class of 2013 held its commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 26, at Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Approximately 3,400 people were on hand to honor the 238 graduates. Principal Casey Jaynes presided over the ceremony and was assisted onst...

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