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U.S. Navy veteran from Florence finishing up education at Louisville after three deployments

By Kyle Hurwitz University of Louisville The United States Navy celebrates its 245th birthday on Oct. 10. Charlie Mitchell, a senior communications major from Florence, is one of the University of of Louisville’s many U.S. Navy veteran students. Charlie Mitchell Mitchell served as a personnel specialist in the Navy from January 2009 to November 2016. That service included three deployments aboard...

UK women’s basketball standout Rhyne Howard helps Team USA win FIBA U19 World Cup title

University of Kentucky women’s basketball standout Rhyne Howard led Team USA in scoring as the Red, White and Blue captured the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup championship in Bangkok, Thailand, by going unbeaten (7-0) at the event. For her efforts, Howard was tabbed to the all-tournament team. No. 1 in FIBA’s world youth women’s rankings, Team USA started with wins against Australia, South...

Central Motor Wheel of America to add 145 full-time jobs, nearly double its Paris facility size

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced the scope of Central Motor Wheel of America’s expansion project in Paris will more than double to $111.9 million and create 145 full-time jobs, 60 more than initially anticipated. “Kentucky’s automotive industry remains in high gear, and this expansion by Central Motor Wheel of America is the latest example of a thriving industry,” Bevin said. “The Bourbon County...