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Elementary students experience school vision screenings

Aug. 31, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

SMITHS GROVE, Ky. (AP) — Peering through the perceptive lens of a hand-held spot vision screener, Deon Benson instructed students at North Warren Elementary School on Friday (Aug. 23) to sit still and open their eyes wide. As the lights dimmed behind the curtain on stage in the school's auditorium, the...

Paul cancels appearance citing complication from surgery

Aug. 27, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is slowing his return to public activities due to a complication from lung surgery early this month. WPSD-TV reports the Kentucky Republican canceled an appearance Wednesday at the Paducah Rotary Club. His spokeswoman, Kelsey Cooper, said Paul developed fluid on the...

Hot Meals USA serves free meals to Nebraska flooding victims

Aug. 10, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — If two floods hadn't drenched Nebraska this year, Dick Cochran still would be focused on finishing his Hot Meals USA trailer. But that murky rising water pushed him into getting that not-quite-ready mobile food trailer on the road, and he hasn't looked back. "Before the floods, it was...

WWII monument planned for Kentucky county

Jul. 23, 2019 4:30 AM EDT

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Planning is underway for a monument in Ashland, Kentucky that that would list the names of all Boyd County residents who served in World War II. The Independent reports the Ashland Rotary Club is planning a 79-foot wall that would have 6,700 names laser-etched on it. Cheryl Spriggs is...