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Kuhl receive UNITE scholarship

CORBIN – Corbin High School senior Marcus Kuhl was recognized Tuesday, May 7, as an “I Am UNITE” scholarship recipient. This is the first year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Kuhl was presented the scholarship by Mikkah Rogers, UNITE’s youth programs...

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Final medical symposium June 8

MANCHESTER – Medical professionals have one more opportunity to receive free training on prescription drug abuse and diversion. The forum – which provides information about new state reporting requirements, the importance of understanding addiction, and ideas to help...

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6 free regional basketball camps offered

Six free regional basketball camps conducted by former University of Kentucky all-star Jeff Sheppard will be offered by Operation UNITE this summer. All school-age youth are invited to participate in the Shoot Hoops Not Drugs programs at the following dates and...

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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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