Six counts of first-degree sexual abuse (victim under 12) have been dismissed against Jacob A. Hourigan.
Hourigan, 35, of 2775 Beech Fork Road in Gravel Switch was indicted in May of 2013. The sexual abuse charges and a charge of second-degree persistent felony offender were dismissed based on new information received by the Commonwealth and in agreement with the alleged victim.
The gift of life.
There is no greater gift.
And, all too often, we take that gift for granted.
We just assume there is going to be a tomorrow. But, tomorrow is never guaranteed.
Just this week, a good friend of mine lost her father. His death was sudden, completely unexpected, and just a few days before Christmas.
My heart hurts for her.
Nothing can prepare you for such a loss. Nothing.
The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail in Lebanon is one of the first career centers in Kentucky to earn affiliate certification under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board awarded the certification last week, affirming the career center’s commitment to customer focus as it provides unified services to all job seekers and employers.
The December Students of the Month at St. Charles Middle School are, from left, sixth grade - Dustin Gordon. He is the son of Barry and Chequita Gordon; seventh grade - Lexie Browning. She is the daughter of Mickey and Grace Browning; and eighth grade - Carly Clark. She is the daughter of Tim and Becky Clark.
St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the fall 2014 semester.
The dean’s list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.
The following students from Marion County were recognized for their academic achievement: Cassie Clark, Emily Fenwick, Nora Hardin, Jillian Leake, Ellie Marzola, Ann Mattingly, Logan Medley and Sheryl Spurlock.