October 5, 2008
Western Kentucky University A Danville student is among Western Kentucky University forensic team members who co-hosted and placed in the WKU Speech and Debate Fiesta with Ohio University on Sept. 26-28 on WKU's campus. Katie Nedvidek, a junior of Danville, placed fourth in communication analysis and fifth in persuasive speaking. WKU closed out the final rounds of both Lincoln-Douglas and parliamentary debate, but as tournament co-host the team was not eligible for team sweepstakes or overall awards.
February 7, 2008
Gentiva Home Health has opened a new branch office in Stanford to "keep pace with the growing population in Lincoln and Garrard counties," according to a news release from the agency. The agency offers the following health-care services: nursing, physical and occupational therapy, wound care, orthopedics, and infusion services. The agency's services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance, according to the release. The branch office is at 132 Frontier Blvd.
October 12, 2006
Commodities to be distributed Commodities will be distributed to income-eligible Casey County residents 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Casey County Recycling Center, 1175 Campbellsville St. Recipients are asked to bring their own containers. The November date for commodities will be Nov. 22. Goat show, sale planned HARRODSBURG - A goat show and sale is going to be held Saturday at the livestock pavilion at the Mercer County Fairgrounds. The Kentucky Classic Show and Sale is being managed by the Fort Harrod Goat Association for the state organization, the Kentucky Goat Producers Association.
May 14, 2013
The passion for furthering her future runs deep for East Jessamine senior Mallory Osborne. Osborne, a state track and field competitor in her time as a Jaguar, signed Tuesday with Eastern Kentucky University, where she will compete in cross country and track and field. Osborne said pursuing a career in occupational therapy was her main goal, and it was when she learned of the EKU athletic programs' success, she inquired about doing both. “I wanted to pursue my passion in helping people so I decided to go into occupational therapy,” Osborne said.
July 29, 2007
Graduates Eastern Kentucky University: Chad Denny graduated with a bachelor's degree in construction management. He is a 2002 graduate of Danville High School and the son of Connie and Clayton Denny. He is employed by Wehr Construction. Georgetown College: Chris Denny graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biology and minors in chemistry and Spanish. He is a 2003 graduate of Danville High School and the son of Connie and Clayton Denny. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and also a member of men's varsity soccer.
October 14, 2007
Chandler-Webb Jerry and Kim Chandler of Brasov, Romania, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ann Chandler, to Kasey Ryan Webb, son of Robert and Jennifer Webb of Burgin. Chandler is a 2002 graduate of Garrard County High School and graduated in 2006 from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in occupational science. She is a graduate student at EKU studying occupational therapy. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Burgin Independent School and works at Kentucky Utilities as a contractor for Evans Construction.
January 24, 2008
A Chaplin woman has written a book that will benefit an equine-assisted therapy center in Lancaster. Kimberly Hawkins, 20, wrote "Angel Horse," which was illustrated by her father. The book is selling for $10, with proceeds going to Hooves of Hope Equestrian Center. The money will assist with the care of the therapy horses. Blair Cunningham-Newsome, owner of Crest View Farm and co-founder of the nonprofit organization, says Hawkins wanted to write about her horse, Blaze. Hawkins suffers from a rare form of cerebral palsy and has been engaged in hippotherapy for about eight years.
February 21, 2005
Lincoln Physical Therapy offers occupational, speech therapy STANFORD - Lincoln Physical Therapy, a service of Ephraim McDowell Health, is expanding the scope of outpatient rehabilitation services it offers to its patients. Beginning Monday, Lincoln Physical Therapy will offer outpatient occupational therapy and speech therapy services. "We are pleased to be adding these new services to the therapies we provide at Lincoln Physical Therapy," said Ron Barbato, corporate director of rehabilitation for Ephraim McDowell Health.
March 30, 2006
Last week, Saint Joseph HealthCare indicated that it, too, is interested in establishing a hospital in Jessamine County. This announcement comes after Associated Healthcare's declaration of the same intent in February. Associated Healthcare, which recently acquired Samaritan Hospital, has already held two public meetings with local officials to garner their support of its company's plan to build a 50-bed hospital in Nicholasville. On Monday, Patti Mason, vice president of strategic and business development for Saint Joseph Healthcare, told The Journal that Saint Joseph has been in contact with Jessamine, Nicholasville and Wilmore officials for about a month with a similar proposal.
November 26, 2008
Horses have done a lot for the people of Kentucky, and a new program involving kids from Sunrise Children's Services demonstrates their abilities as therapists and teachers. For the past month, groups from Sunrise have spent an afternoon every week at Crestview Farm in Garrard County learning about horses they will eventually get to ride. But the program is not just about riding lessons. "The kids look forward so much to the days when they can go out to the farm," said Kim Kozee, who teaches at Sunrise, which is a part of Danville Independent Schools.