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Hillary Nicole Lewis, the reigning Miss East Kentucky, is the 22-year-old daughter of Gary and Linda Lewis, of Keavy. Hillary is a senior at the University of Kentucky where she is pursuing a degree in business administration and marketing. Serving a personal platform titled ‘Live. Love. Local. — The Importance of Community Investment,’ Hillary educates the public on the importance of supporting American small business and entrepreneurship. She serves as the executive director of sales and marketing for FOLK Magazine, volunteers her time as director of the Miss Laurel County Homecoming Pageant, and owns her own small business, Happenings by Hillary.
During the Miss Kentucky pageant, Hillary will be judged on her devotion to the four points of the Miss America crown: Scholarship, Service, Style and Success. She will be competing in interview, talent, swimsuit, evening gown and on-stage question categories.
The 2012 Miss Kentucky pageant will be July 12-14 at Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.uky.edu/SCFA/.
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Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown
A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014.
Elks Lodge hosts Flag Day ceremony
Tri-County Elks Lodge #2826 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America hosted a Flag Day ceremony Saturday, June 14.
Flying across Sheltowee
There was a brief burst of laughter as they all joked about signing their lives away, but there was also a hint of nervousness about it.
Masters elected Legion Auxiliary 88 president
Rose Masters (left) accepts her president’s gavel from Department of Kentucky Past President Brenda Berry during the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 88’s June meeting.
Andrew Pennington, 24, born and raised in Corbin, was also born into the retail business, with his parents, Tim and Sarah Pennington, operating the Pennington Block Company.
The life and death of Nelda
Nelda Lambert Barton-Collings passed away Friday, and, according to U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers, “Kentucky has lost a true jewel.”
- Storm Damage June 10, 2014 Damage reports came from all across the Tri-County area after Tuesday’s storms swept through southeast Kentucky and northeast Tennessee.
Going for the Gold
Tisha Duncan received a gold medal at Saturday’s slalom event. Neither she, the spectators, nor those waiting at the finish line seemed to notice or even care that it took her a whopping 78 seconds to get there or that her feet never once touched the ground.
KPA intern joins the Times-Tribune staff
Kristina Smith has joined the Times-Tribune staff this summer as an intern through the Kentucky Press Association.
Selling Safety Through Magic
Long before the days of email, smart phones and social media, one Kentucky State Police pioneer was blazing a trail using innovation and outside-the-box thinking to spread safety messages throughout Kentucky.
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