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Veterans fly to D.C. with Honor Flight Kentucky

Hundreds of thousands of men and women across the United States have sworn to serve this country, and Honor Flight Kentucky’s mission is to honor those heroes one flight at a time. Seventy-three veterans from across the Commonwealth with stories of bravery flew to Washington,...

Veterans enjoy program at Corbin Senior Citizens Center

Several local veterans gathered at the Corbin Senior Citizens Center to attend a program in their honor given by Ms. Beverly Faulkner who is the Senior Citizens Director. Ms. Faulkner made the veterans feel special by giving them cards, a cake and special gifts. There were also...

Local Veteran selected to attend Honor Flight Kentucky

Kentucky Vietnam war veteran and J.C. Paul Detachment #1448 Marine Corps League Commandant Greg Sims recently had the privilege of being selected to visit Washington, DC as part of the 2018 Honor Flight Kentucky. Sims was one of 69 veterans who packed a charter flight from the...

November declared special month for Elk Veterans

Photo submitted. November being a special month for all Elks, was declared a to be a month dedicated to our Veterans. Starting with Flag Day, some local Elks participated in the Corbin Flag Day parade representing Tri-County Elk Lodge 2826. Later, that same day Elks attended a...

Veterans from Chapter 1050 honored

On Thursday, Aug 3,2017 the JC Paul Detachment 1448 Marine Corps League, a Partner in the Department of Defenses 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration Program, presented members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1050, of London, Ky, with Commemorative Lapel Pins...

Trip to DC provides honor and closure for Estes brothers

On May 23, 2017, Walter Estes, of Hart Road in Corbin, and three of his brothers, were flown from the Greater Cincinnati-Covington Airport by Honor Flight Tri-State to Washington, D.C. The brothers were part of a group of 72 veterans that made the round trip from the Cincinnati...

License plate birdhouse sales go to benefit veterans across Kentucky

What do you get when you combine some old license plates, a little wood and some ingenuity? Birdhouses that are being sold at your local county clerk’s office to support veterans across the state. Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz said that technically the birdhouses are being...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Be sensitive to veterans when using fireworks during the holiday

To the Editor: As the Independence Day holiday approaches, Phantom Fireworks would like to remind its customers, friends, and all those who use consume fireworks to be mindful of the fact that some veterans can be startled and upset by the noise of fireworks. Chelsey Zoldan, M.S....
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
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