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email@example.comLANCASTER — Living veterans as well as local and state dignitaries stood Monday in honor of the 107 Kentuckians who died in Iraq and Afghanistan while giving service to their country. During the 45-minute event in front of the new Garrard County...
The Winchester SunTwo decades ago, local author and historian Harry Enoch finished a book about his tour of duty in Vietnam for his father. Although the project was shelved, it has now been published in an experiment rising out of a local workshop. The book, “A Year...
firstname.lastname@example.orgJere McCumber has nothing against playing Frisbee, but he knows it has no place in the desert, especially one riddled with land mines. During his deployment to Saudi Arabia in Desert Storm, he had to command the men and women in his troop to stop a...
I would like to respond to Gil Russell, who wrote that I need to “grow up.” Russell, and those who think as he does, needs to accept the facts. According to most polls and economic analysts, 67 percent of Americans, many who are Republicans,...
It amazes me that some people continue to insist that President John F. Kennedy began our involvement in Vietnam. He did not. That is simply untrue. I urge and encourage these apparently uneducated people ignorant about how our involvement in Vietnam...
University Press of Kentucky’s forthcoming fall titles already are attracting attention from librarians. Library Journal, a leading trade magazine for librarians, has taken notice. In their next issue, as part of their coverage of the American...
Richard Dunn, who spent 23 years as an Air Force pilot and earned the rank of major, knew he wanted to fly when he was a boy. He was in fourth grade and watching a World War II movie, “Wake Island,” in which the Marines try to keep the...
Those driving through Stanford on US 150 might be surprised to see a surplus military tank sitting at the entrance of Veterans’ Park baseball field. It hasn’t been there long, but it has been a long time coming. Since the park opened in 2006,...
email@example.comThe Veteran’s Appreciation Day luncheon at the National Guard Armory has grown into the largest event of its kind in the area to recognize what veterans did for their countries in the past, but this year added attention was paid to the issues that...
After five years of organizing, planning and fundraising, work for the Clark County Veterans Memorial is set to begin once the weather clears. The Veterans Memorial, to be located at the corner of Lexington Avenue and South Maple Street, will honor 82...
The Winchester SunAs a student at Winchester’s Oliver High School in the 1950s, John Prewitt remembers reading about far away places in his geography textbook. While he was fascinated by what he read, Prewitt didn’t think there would ever be a way for him to...
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