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Jamie Vaught: Reigning Ky. Mountain Laurel Festival Queen Gabby Pyles preparing for return to Pineville

A former college cheerleader will be returning to the 2019 Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival in Pineville as the reigning KMLF queen. A new graduate of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Gabby Pyles has fond memories of KMLF last season and she can hardly wait to come back as the four-day festival begins on Thursday, May 23. “It is hard to choose one favorite moment from KMLF last year because...

Campbellsville University’s dual credit program had record number of students enrolled in this semester

Young minds pursued college education early by taking advantage of Campbellsville University’s dual credit classes with a record 905 students having taken classes in fall 2015. Scott Necessary, director of dual credit at Campbellsville University, said two relationships with Christian Academy of Louisville and Somerset Christian School added to the high enrollment last semester. “Students...