County’s oldest WWII veteran dies HAROLD — George Ed Clark, who was Floyd County’s oldest living World War II veteran and a fixture in the Harold and Betsy Layne communities for many years, has died.
Clark, who was just a few days shy of his 98th birthday, died Thursday. He joined the Army in January 1943 and served in the Battery B 564th Full Artillery Battalion in the 71st Infantry under Gen. George S. Patton.
Floyd County Judge-Executive R.D. “Doc” Marshall said Floyd ...
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Jones, Turner file resolution urging local VA Medical Center FRANKFORT – State Sen. Ray S. Jones II, D-Pikeville, filed a resolution Monday urging the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to consider establishing a VA Medical Center in Southeastern Kentucky.
Kentucky only has two full-service veterans hospitals, the Lexington VA Medical Center and the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville. Jones says this leaves the veterans who are residents of Southeastern Kentucky no option other than...