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Abe VanHouten, son of Melissa and Bert VanHouten, has been awarded the Bert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship by the scholarship’s board of directors and the Frankfort Country Club.

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Editor's Note: This article was updated at 7:10 p.m. to include KSU Acting President Clara Stamps' confirmation of Graham's termination, as well as Stamps' statement indicating that she did not tell Graham that his termination resulted from CPE's review of the university.

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Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd held strong on the merits of considering a case against Kentucky State University for firing a whistleblower who complained of alleged sexual harassment of students by former university officials. 

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There have been twists and turns for the Thorn Hill Education Center in the past year, with COVID-19, fewer students and a change in leadership.

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Capitol City Voices of Change, a local group whose primary purpose is to spread the word about recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, will host a Rally for Recovery on Saturday from 3-6 p.m. at the Thorn Hill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave.

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Greg Roush, recently retired Western Hills High School principal, has been tapped by Gov. Andy Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Board of Directors and the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp. Board of Directors starting July 16.

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Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman awarded $15 million in grants to 150 local Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSCs) from the second round of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund 2 (GEER II).

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A Western Hills student recently participated in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) Program at The University of Kentucky.

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Second Street School STEM teacher Katie Murphy was all smiles Saturday morning as she prepared for a flight on a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Gippsland GA8 at the Capital City Airport. 

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The Lilian Lindsey Bookstore, located in the Paul Sawyier Public Library, has reopened.

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ATLANTA — A Frankfort resident earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for the spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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DANVILLE — A local student has graduated magna cum laude from Centre College with a bachelor of arts degree in classical studies and creative writing during the commencement ceremony last month.

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A former Kentucky State University vice president of development, alumni relations and athletics has been named associate vice president for workforce and economic development for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).

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The University of Kentucky held its 154th May commencement at Rupp Arena during the weekend of May 14th. Among the graduates honored was Tyler Gayheart, who received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the College of Communication and Information.

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