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Health & Wellness

Grants Awarded to 41 High Schools

Four Western Kentucky high school programs shared in funds to promote nutrition, physical activity and prevention of tobacco use. Each school received a $500 grant in the Students Taking Charge program.

For a list of recipients, turn the page.

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Berry Craig's History Bits

Purchase lawmakers get the heave- ho out of KY General Assembly
(Frankfort, Feb. 1862) -On this date in 1862, the Jackson Purchase was virtually unrepresented in the General Assembly.

All of the region’s House delegation had forsaken Frankfort for the Confederates. So had one senator.

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Rebel Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson but not his Kentucky hospitality.
Dover Hotel where Buckner surrendered to US Grant
Rebel Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson but not his Kentucky hospitality.
On Feb. 16, 1862, he ran up the white flag over the Cumberland River bastion near Dover, Tenn. Afterwards, the Hart County, Ky., native asked Yankee Gen. Lew Wallace to breakfast. Twenty-three years later, Buckner was a pallbearer for Ulysses S. Grant, to whom he relinquished the fort.
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