UNITE funded for 44 AmeriCorps members

FRANKFORT – Operation UNITE’s AmeriCorps program is one of 12 programs across Kentucky to receive grant funding, Audrey Tayse Haynes, secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, announced this week. “With this grant, the UNITE Service Corps will continue...

Rogers: ‘Be A Hero’

WILLIAMSBURG, KY — U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers encouraged students to “Be a Hero” during the closing ceremonies of the 7th Annual Camp UNITE on Friday, July 26, 2013 on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands. Rogers was...

Breathitt marks 50th Shoot Hoops camp

JACKSON – An overwhelming turnout at Thursday’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp helped make 2013 a record-setting year for attendance. A total of 189 youth representing five Kentucky counties (Breathitt, Lee, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe) and the state of Ohio...

Attendance record set in Lincoln

STANFORD – Following the rules, making good choices, and learning to be a team player are essential to success on the basketball court – and in life, participants in Operation UNITE’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp were told June 18. “Have fun, give your best...

93 attend Leslie SHND

HYDEN – “Just like basketball, life is a team game,” Jeff Sheppard, former University of Kentucky all-star, told participants in the fourth Operation UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp of 2013 Monday evening. “You need to surround yourself with the right...