Jenna Risner and Lydell Dyess, Oak Grove, announce the birth of a son, Lydell Marquise Dyess Jr., June 26, 2019, at Baptist Health, Madisonville. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.


Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Laura R. Harper, of Cadiz, as a member of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. The Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs is an independent agency attached to the office of the governor. It was formed upon the passage of KRS 154.12-203 in 1996 and is the lead advocate for military installations and the related defense economy in Kentucky. For more than two decades, the KCMA has directly managed Base Re-alignment and Closure, set conditions for economic growth near Kentucky military installations and provided insight to all levels of government regarding the military and veterans. Harper is the vice president of Western Kentucky SMA. She will serve for a term expiring July 16, 2023.


P.E.O. Scholarship

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year was presented to Macy Lancaster, Christian County High School graduate.

The $2,500 STAR scholarship, awarded by the International P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization), is based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics, and potential for future success.

Lancaster was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter AF of Hopkinsville. She is attending Western Kentucky University.

Floyd Scholarship

Ellie Dossett, 2019 graduate of Hopkinsville High School, has been awarded the $500 Emmy Lou Floyd Scholarship by local Chapter AF of the International P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization). Dossett is attending Hopkinsville Community College.

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