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Georgetown native wins 2020 Treasurer’s Summer Challenge, $5,000 college scholarship

Treasurer Allison Ball and KY Saves 529 announced Donavan Shackleford, a Georgetown native, as the winner of the 2020 Treasurer’s Summer Challenge and recipient of a $5,000 college scholarship. The financial literacy challenge, lasting through the month of July, consisted of five short online lessons and one capstone essay submission. Kentucky students 13-17 years old were encouraged to participate....

EKU announces two-year contract extension for men’s basketball head coach A.W. Hamilton

Eastern Kentucky University Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan has announced a two-year contract extension for men’s basketball head coach A.W. Hamilton. The extension will keep the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year in Richmond through at least the 2023-24 season. “In two short years, A.W. has done a phenomenal job returning our men’s basketball program...