Memorial Day http://wkyufm.org en Daviess County Native to be Honored at Memorial Day Ceremony at Ft. Knox http://wkyufm.org/post/daviess-county-native-be-honored-memorial-day-ceremony-ft-knox <p></p><p>A Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Knox will honor a Daviess County native who received the military’s highest decoration—the Medal of Honor.</p><p>Monday’s ceremony at the Brooks Parade Field at Ft. Knox will honor U.S. military troops, both past and present, for their service. Part of the “past” will be a remembrance of P.F.C. David Paul Nash, a native of the Daviess County town of Whitesville.</p><p>As a member of the 9<sup>th</sup> Infantry Division, the 21-year-old Nash was serving in Dinh Tuong Province in Vietnam. According to his Medal of Honor citation, Nash and three fellow soldiers were on an overnight patrol December 29<sup>th</sup>, 1968. An enemy grenade exploded near them, wounding two of the soldiers.</p><p>Seconds later, a second grenade landed nearby. Nash shouted a warning to his comrades and threw himself on the grenade.</p><p>His citation says Nash “saved the lives of the three men in the area at the sacrifice of his life.”</p><p>Nash is buried at Saint Mary of the Woods Cemetary in Whitesville, and a section of Highway 54 that runs through the town is named “The David P. “Paulie” Nash Memorial Highway.” Fri, 24 May 2013 17:44:56 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 31454 at http://wkyufm.org Daviess County Native to be Honored at Memorial Day Ceremony at Ft. Knox Two Dead, Six Hurt in Crash on Natcher Parkway http://wkyufm.org/post/two-dead-six-hurt-crash-natcher-parkway <p>The Kentucky News Network is reporting two people died&nbsp;and six others were hurt&nbsp;in a crash on the&nbsp;Natcher Parkway in Ohio County. Kentucky State Trooper Corey King says an SUV driven by&nbsp;Lian&nbsp;Awi&nbsp;ran off the road Monday morning and overturned. Two people were&nbsp;ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Wed, 30 May 2012 09:26:57 +0000 Joe Corcoran 13187 at http://wkyufm.org Bosniak Convention Scheduled for This Weekend http://wkyufm.org/post/bosniak-convention-scheduled-weekend <p>Tourism officials say ten to fifteen thousand visitors are expected in Bowling Green for the National Bosniak Convention, which will be held Memorial Day weekend. Organizers of the event say it is usually held in larger cities, such as St. Louis or Toronto.</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 11:29:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 12574 at http://wkyufm.org Bosniak Convention Scheduled for This Weekend