Bryant graduates from basic training
Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler A. Bryant has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
He is the son of Crystal McKinney of North 2nd Street, Nicholasville.
Buford helping Japan relief effort
Beau Buford, son of state Sen. Tom Buford, is in Japan serving in the U.S. Navy. His duties involve search and rescuem and he is assigned to a helicopter unit.
His unit is currently searching Japan’s inland for those displaced by the recent earthquake and tsunami.