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Jonathan Gold, a graduate of Adair County High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2027 on June 29, marking the beginning of six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training during Plebe Summer.

To date, $325,000 has been raised an another $75,000 is needed.

A back-to-school bash, a block party and sidewalk chalking – it all sounds like too much fun to be part of a weeklong project to serve the needs of others, but that’s exactly what Mission …

Veteran educator Ray Lutgring has been named vice president for academic affairs of Lindsey Wilson College.

Worldwide, viral hepatitis is among the top 10 infectious disease killers with more than one million people dying each year. These deaths are primarily from cirrhosis or liver cancer caused by hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Adair County teacher Denise Grant was beginning to look at retirement options after 23 years of working in education when the opportunity to not only teach but have a direct hand in helping students graduate fell into her lap. Grant has officially taken on the role as the Jobs for America’s Graduates specialist for Adair County High School and is working with JAG Kentucky and colleagues to implement the program locally.

Bailey Watts recently attended the Rogers Scholars Program and was awarded the Doug Reece Memorial Scholarship for having the highest application score of her 2023 class of scholars.  

Award recipients from Adair County are as follows: Adair County– Dr. Pamela Stephens, superintendent; Sydney Humphress, Adair County Elementary School; Katie Cowan, Adair County Middle School; Brittany Smith, Adair County High School.

The “Citizen Doctor of the Year” award was originated to recognize a Family Physician of strong moral values whose deeds and actions exemplified the characteristic of service before self, and that magnify the principle of the specialty of Family Medicine’s focus on compassion and caring for the wellbeing of our patients and communities. 

Adair County will celebrate two decades of Downtown Days this fall, and the event promises to be one for the record books as a locally grown nationally successful band takes the stage. The Downtown Days committee announced this past week that the Kentucky Headhunters will be the featured band on Saturday, Oct. 14.

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