WKU Service Set For Slain Army Soldier

A memorial service will be held Thursday on the campus of Western Kentucky University for Army 1st Lieutenant Eric Yates. The 26 year old Yates, a native of Rineyville, Kentucky, died Saturday when his unit was attacked by insurgents in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Yates was a 2008 graduate of Western’s ROTC program. He was a […]

Soldier From Oldham County Killed In Afghanistan

By Rick Howlett Officials say a 33 year old Army soldier from LaGrange has been killed in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan. Funeral arrangements are pending for Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau, who died June 30. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Here’s a press […]