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Local graduate student honored at Duke University

Duke University Center for International Studies (DUCIS) congratulates summer and academic year Foreign Language Area Studies fellows (FLAS) for 2012-2013. Local resident, Reginald D. Patterson, was one of 53 students honored on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 3012. His studies are Romance,…

ECCC Homecoming Tennis Tourney set Sept. 28

The annual East Central Community College Homecoming Tennis Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 28 on the Decatur campus, announced ECCC tennis coach Dianne O’Neill who serves as tournament chairman. O’Neill said competition begins at 4 p.m. and includes mixed…

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Thank you to Marilyn Dowdy for her donation of clothes to our clothing closet. Our clothing closet is still in need of slightly used or new boy’s and girl’s shoes and new boy’s and girl’s underwear. Any and all donations…

The Civil War – The battle of Antietam and Sharpsburg

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In mid-September 1862 the greatest one-day casualty rates of the war occurred at Antietam. The National Park Service provides an excellent description of the battle. “Dawn approached slowly through the fog on September 17, 1862. As…

The Civil War – General Lee heads North

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In Central Tennessee and Kentucky, Confederate forces were working to push Union troops out the area. About 19,000 Rebel troops under the command of General Edmund Kirby Smith were headed toward Lexington, Kentucky, gathering supplies along…

Annual HarvestFest set for Dean Park

From press reports The time is here for the Friends of Dean Park’s 5th Annual HarvestFest at Dean Park, 3850 HWY 15 South Louisville. This festival, which is a major event at Dean Park will be held Saturday, October 6,…

Local FoodCorps Project seeks community support

From staff and press reports The national, non-profit FoodCorps program (www.foodcorps.org) has placed 2 service members in Louisville to build school gardens at Fair Elementary, Head Start and the Youth Garden near Eiland Middle School. The service members will teach…

Supes keep same millage

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors held millage at the same rate of 40 mills and approved its annual budget. The budget aims to collect $11,563,492 in revenue with $3,977,000 of that revenue…