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Franks receives UNITE scholarship

MONTICELLO – Wayne County High School senior Denise Franks was recognized Friday, May 10, as one of first recipients of an “I Am UNITE” scholarship. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Franks was presented the scholarship by Mikkah...

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3 Knott Central students receive UNITE scholarships

HINDMAN – Three Knott County Central High School seniors were recognized Thursday, May 9, as recipients of an “I Am UNITE” scholarship. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Seniors Brian Catron, Kennedy King and Avery Shrum were...

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Coldiron receives UNITE scholarship

SOMERSET – Somerset High School senior Haley Coldiron was recognized Tuesday, May 14, as one of first recipients of an “I Am UNITE” scholarship. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Coldiron was presented the scholarship by Dale Morton,...

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‘I Am UNITE’ scholarship program kicks off

MT. VERNON – Operation UNITE formally unveiled its new “I Am UNITE” scholarship program Friday morning in Rockcastle County. Students, parents, civic leaders, elected officials and business leaders packed the Rockcastle County High School gymnasium for the ceremony –...

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‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships announced

Nineteen high school seniors have been selected to receive inaugural “I Am UNITE” scholarships for being champions for anti-drug efforts. Each scholarship is worth $1,500 toward post-secondary education expenses. Funding for the scholarships comes from proceeds of the...

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Smoot to replace Kelly as UNITE CEO

LONDON – Dan Smoot, who has been part of the Operation UNITE team since its inception a decade ago, will step up to lead the organization effective May 15. The UNITE Board of Directors voted Tuesday, April 30, to elevate Smoot to President and Chief Executive Officer....

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1,200 lbs of drugs collected in UNITE region

In just a single day, citizens across southern and eastern Kentucky have doubled the amount of unwanted or unused medications returned for safe disposal. On Saturday, April 27, Operation UNITE partnered with local anti-drug coalitions, the Kentucky State Police, and...

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Food City to host Rx drug collection sites

Food City has partnered with Operation UNITE to collect and safely dispose of unwanted or unused medications on Saturday, April 27 – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Six Food City Pharmacy locations in five counties will accept medications from residents...

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