Belief in reincarnation isn’t part of Felicia Rowe’s Catholic faith. Still, her grandmother’s spirit lives on in her.
Felicia, 31, of Louisville, is assistant director of the lay mission volunteer program at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Her job involves recruiting volunteers for short-term missions, disaster relief, and community service projects, documenting the work on video and following up with participants about what they got from their experiences.
Every year when the school sports season ends, I find myself with a mountain of photo evidence of all the wild, wacky, thrilling and heartbreaking stuff the local high school athletes have gone through.
Generally, at that time, I’ll pull out some of my favorite action shots to give them one more go-around in the paper before we close the book on the just-completed school year.
I’m changing it up this year, just to do a little something different.
In the late 1930s, just one week prior to the attacks on Pearl Harbor, thousands of volunteers with skills and a passion for aviation created a program that would allow them to serve and defend their country. Today, that program continues to provide services at both the local and national levels.
Civil Air Patrol, or CAP, is a nonprofit civilian volunteer organization and official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force.
There’s nothing quite like Opening Day in baseball.
The smell of fresh-cut grass, chalk lines down the baselines, the sound of the ball hitting the mitt and the bat cracking the ball.
A week ago Saturday, the latest generation of Nelson County youngsters hit the fields to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Little League season, with scores of kids, their parents in tow, descending into the Dean Watts Park bowl.
The veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — and 52-year veteran of American Legion Post 121 in Bardstown — had the post’s building on West Broadway dedicated to him April 18. And, for that day only, he was the post commander.
Guest also was honored by the governor and by other Legionnaires as a member of the Commander’s Circle.
It was, as his son, Frank Smith, said, “a very special day.”
Frank Hall has been in school for 36 years. He has attended school events, knows the ins and outs of the classroom and takes great pride in the students and teachers around him. But after serving more than three decades on the Nelson County School Board, Hall has decided it is time to leave his position to someone else.
Born and raised a New Haven man, Hall has seen the county and the state progress and change, but none more so than through the education of local students.