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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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Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center wins state, national honors
Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center took home top facility honors at the 2013 Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) annual meeting Nov. 12-14 in Louisville.
The Doctor is Out
As a Korean War marine radio telegraph operator, young Robert Edward Mackey returned home in 1957 to Barbourville with an open mind on how he would spend his future.
While researching an obituary for someone at the Whitley County Public Library, Patricia Jones, president of the Whitley County Historical and Genealogical Society, ran across a one-line news brief in an 1891 newspaper that read “The wife of Terrell Rains died Thursday of typhoid.”
Jan. 29, 1957, began like any other late January day in southeastern Kentucky. The gray overcast clouds suggested another dreary dose of rain and a chilling breeze.
Singleton speaks at Union convocation
Those attending Union College’s spring convocation Thursday were challenged to put others above themselves in order to be effective servants.
Martin Luther King Day celebration held at London Community Center
“Freedom.” That is what Martin Luther King Day means to Pearl Shepherd, who participated in a Martin Luther King Day celebration held Monday at the London Community Center by the Laurel County African American Heritage Center.
Goodness gracious, Great Walls of China
Corbin Intermediate School looked a little different Friday morning. In fact, one hallway invited students, parents and visitors to a totally fascinating and intriguing world called “The Great Halls of China.”
A Different Time - A Familiar Place
The new fallen snow on the street and sidewalk glistened in the darkness from the glow of multicolored holiday lights draped across the railway’s underpass, a gateway to opportunity and faraway places.
Former pro football player visits Corbin schools
Students at Corbin High and Middle schools gathered last week to hear a message from a former professional football player.
Animal shelter holds event for FACT club
A tiny Chihuahua in a red plaid sweater wagged his tail at the sight of a small crowd of high school students Friday.
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