Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic http://weku.fm en Toyota Hacking Case Leads to Federal Charge http://weku.fm/post/toyota-hacking-case-leads-federal-charge <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_371bd01a-029b-11e2-a05e-001a4bcf887a.html">An Indian national faces a federal computer-hacking charge in connection with his departure from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky in late August. Ibrahimshah Shahulhameed, who worked at the Georgetown plant under a contract with a Wisconsin staffing firm, was named Tuesday in a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Lexington. Shahulhameed was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center but was released Wednesday, an FBI spokeswoman said. He was released without bond, but must wear an electronic monitoring device.</a> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:48:56 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 33208 at http://weku.fm Toyota Hacking Case Leads to Federal Charge Local Pastor Meets with Obama Administration http://weku.fm/post/local-pastor-meets-obama-administration <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_59bac6be-6c94-11e1-825f-0019bb2963f4.html">&ldquo;It was,&rdquo; said Bob Fox, pastor at Faith Baptist Church</a>, &ldquo;an interesting experience.&rdquo; There he was, joining at least five dozen other pastors and leaders from Baptist churches and organizations across the country at the Eisenhower Office Building on the White House grounds to discuss issues confronting the nation. &ldquo;It was a diverse group. There were Baptists from 20 states, African-American Baptists, Hispanic Baptists and about 20 women,&rdquo; Fox said. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:18:35 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 23099 at http://weku.fm Diabetic Boy v Scott County Schools http://weku.fm/post/diabetic-boy-v-scott-county-schools <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_8fec1642-5c1e-11e1-9375-001871e3ce6c.html">An ongoing dispute between a second-grader</a> at Anne Mason Elementary School and the Scott County Board of Education is emerging as an issue with potential national implications, pitting the board against the U.S. government and the American Diabetes Association.&nbsp;The case involves a 7-year-old, fitted with an insulin pump, who wants to attend school with his siblings and friends at Eastern Elementary. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:54:42 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 21822 at http://weku.fm Church-College Discussion in Georgetown http://weku.fm/post/church-college-discussion-georgetown <p>A conference will attract 60 to 70 Christian college professors, pastors and students to Georgetown College next week to discuss tensions between churches and Christian institutions of higher education, organizer Roger Ward said.&nbsp; &ldquo;Christian Life and Witness: From the Academy to the Church&rdquo; will feature Oxford University professor Paul Fiddes and Yale University professor Nicholas Wolterstorff in the two-day event, which starts Monday, Jan. 23, and continues through Tuesday, Jan. 24. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 16:26:32 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 19862 at http://weku.fm Quarrels Close Scott County School Board http://weku.fm/post/quarrels-close-scott-county-school-board <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_0f92d846-372a-11e1-a610-0019bb2963f4.html?success=1">The Scott County Board of Education</a> abruptly ended its work session Tuesday after two members got into a squabble.&nbsp;Haley Conway and Luther Mason quarreled over Conway&rsquo;s frequent questioning of decisions by Superintendent Patricia Putty and other administrators, particularly the school district&rsquo;s delay in building a new high school to alleviate overcrowding in current facilities. Thu, 05 Jan 2012 14:33:18 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 19206 at http://weku.fm Eastern Kentucky's "Rosie the Riveter" http://weku.fm/post/eastern-kentuckys-rosie-riveter <p>SADIEVILLE -- <a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_a5cd642c-2003-11e1-9d0d-0019bb2963f4.html">She was 17, a mountain girl from</a> Perry County on a weekend visit to her father&#39;s Leslie County sawmill when a relative brought Lela Sizemore the news.&nbsp;&quot;I was outside with a brother when somebody came out and told us Pearl Harbor had been bombed,&quot; 87-year-old Lela Sizemore Byrd said Monday. Tue, 06 Dec 2011 14:34:10 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 17486 at http://weku.fm Eastern Kentucky's "Rosie the Riveter" Veteran Awarded Purple Heart After 67 Years http://weku.fm/post/veteran-awarded-purple-heart-after-67-years <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/top_story/article_2c2e8a42-1aae-11e1-a2bf-001cc4c002e0.html?success=1">An inch-long piece of shrapnel</a> from a Japanese bomb or artillery shell fired 67 years ago led to a ceremony Monday for Master Sgt. Joe Schmidt, where he was finally awarded the Purple Heart -- and 13 other medals. Schmidt, who turns 90 on Jan. 1, was a spotter for his artillery unit on the Philippine Island of Leyte in October 1944 when he was wounded. &ldquo;I was running back to my plane when it just came down and hit,&rdquo; Schmidt recalled. Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:45:29 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 17099 at http://weku.fm Cost of Mail-In Ballots Troubles Georgetown Voter http://weku.fm/post/cost-mail-ballots-troubles-georgetown-voter <p>Larger envelopes for absentee ballots mean it costs more to mail in the ballots - a situation that has a Georgetown man asking questions.&nbsp;&quot;It says on the outer envelope &#39;Place stamp here,&#39; but it costs $1.08 to mail an absentee ballot,&quot; said Jerry Richardson. Tue, 01 Nov 2011 13:07:09 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 15411 at http://weku.fm Vets Museum Proposed for Georgetown http://weku.fm/post/vets-museum-proposed-georgetown <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_8e1281dc-faab-11e0-b01f-001cc4c002e0.html?success=1 "><strong>Georgetown has been selected</strong></a> for a multimillion-dollar National Veterans Memorial Museum to be located on a 2,000-acre site to be secured sometime in the next year. &quot;If you draw a 500-mile circle around Georgetown, you have a majority of the (nation&#39;s) population inside,&quot; said Todd Strecker, a Lexington man who&#39;s heading the effort to build the museum. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 13:57:21 +0000 Dan Adkins, Georgetown News-Graphic 14685 at http://weku.fm Officials Fight Off KCTCS in Scott County http://weku.fm/post/officials-fight-kctcs-scott-county <p><a href="http://www.news-graphic.com/news/article_a71f8f9e-ec1e-11e0-a9d6-001cc4c002e0.html?success=1">Scott County officials are increasing the intensity</a> of their efforts to encourage the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to keep a high priority on building an advanced manufacturing training facility in Georgetown. &quot;What we fear is its priority-funding status is slipping, relative to other projects around the state,&quot; Scott County Magistrate Tom Prather said. The Georgetown project stands in 11th place on the KCTCS priority funding list. It once ranked as high as fifth, according to Mark Manuel, Bluegrass Community and Technical College&#39;s vice president for workforce and institutional development. 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