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USA Cares appoints Army combat veteran Trace Chesser to serve as Interim President/CEO

USA Cares, a Louisville-based national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, has appointed Vice President of Career Transition Trace Chesser to serve as Interim President/CEO, effective immediately. Chesser succeeds Hank Patton, who served as the organization’s prior President/CEO since 2015. “We are delighted to have Trace Chesser assume the role of USA Cares’ Interim...

Modern gun season applies to deer only; the poaching of other wildlife still a serious crime

Modern gun season for deer opened this weekend. Outdoors enthusiasts who witness any illegal hunting activity are encouraged to report it to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.   “If people have any complaints or see any violations such as trespass or poaching, they are encouraged to call 800-25ALERT (800-252-5378),” said Hank Patton, director of law enforcement...