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 Bullitt County Killed In Iraq

A soldier from Lebanon Junction, Kentucky has been killed in Iraq. The Department of Defense says 24 year old Army Staff Sergeant Gary Woods, Junior and four other soldiers died April 10 when their military vehicle was struck by an explosives-laden vehicle in a suicide bombing. Funeral arrangements for Staff Sergeant Woods are pending. Governor […]