A Leitchfield man, who’s been battling a fatal lung disease for more than a year, received an Easter miracle of sorts.
Larry Logsdon underwent a double-lung transplant Sunday in Lexington, a potential cure for his idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. His son, Shaun Logsdon, said Tuesday afternoon that his father was “doing real good” and already had been sitting up in a chair.
Although former Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center CEO Stephen Meredith says he retired two years ago, you’d never know it based on how busy he’s been.
Meredith lost the 2014 primary election for Kentucky state representative of District 18 to Tim Moore but learned since that he doesn’t have to hold a public office to make a difference in the community.
Inside Carolyn Thomason’s office, you’ll find dozens of children’s books and photographs. On her resume you’ll find four pages of experience and commitment to education, children, family and community. There’s no doubt her drive and constant involvement helps shape her purpose.
“I just think it’s important to be involved and to give back,” she said.
Gabriel Stinnett spelled the word correctly for the win in the fifth-grade spelling bee on Saturday, Feb. 14. The Clarkson Elementary School student was one of dozens of spellers that attended the annual bee that determined winners in fourth, fifth, sixth and the final seventh/eighth grade contests.
Few realized the extent of the coming precipitation in the form of snow that would cover the county just two days later.