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Kentucky’s state veterans cemeteries to hold ceremonies during Memorial Day holiday

Kentucky’s veterans cemeteries, as well as veterans centers across the Commonwealth, will hold ceremonies this Memorial Day holiday, honoring those who have died in service to our country. Kentucky’s newest veterans cemetery, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East in Hyden, will hold its Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Eastern on May 27. The guest speaker will be Rep. Derek Lewis. Kentucky Department...

Thomson-Hood Veteran’s Center, state’s first, to celebrate its 25th anniversary next month

Thomson-Hood Veterans Center (THVC), Kentucky’s first veterans center, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 11 with a ceremony and reception for residents, family, friends and admirers from across the state. Gov. Matt Bevin will be the guest speaker. THVC opened in Wilmore in 1991 as the first state Veterans Nursing Home in Kentucky “THVC has for a quarter of a century set...

People in the News: Farmers Bank promotes three; Helton named new Veterans’ administrator

Farmers National Bank recently promoted William Howell, Kathy Milby and Brian Reynolds. Each of these individuals work in WealthSouth, which is the wealth management arm of Farmers National Bank, in Danville. William Howell was named Senior Vice President, Lexington Market Director. Howell joined the organization in 2013 and has 15 years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of Centre...