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Tim Hanner dialing back a long, distinguished career in education for his ‘What’s Next?’ and new kidney

By Judy Clabes NKyTribune editor Tim Hanner spent his career as an educator urging students to focus on “What’s Next?” because some new, unknown opportunity is always just ahead. Tim Hanner and grandson Charlie In his own fulsome experience in teaching and sharing with others, Hanner was a classroom teacher, a principal, an associate commissioner of education for Kentucky, a superintendent,...

Sisters pair up to create life-saving program, travel across the nation to spread the word

Alex and Sam Kimura are on a mission to save lives. (Photo provided)     Alex and Sam Kimura of Prospect, have decided their goal in life is to go on a cross-country quest to sign up bone marrow donors.   In 2010, Sam Kimura was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia – doctors told her that in order to be cured, she would need a bone marrow transplant. No family members, not even her...