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By The Staff

Carlson graduates from basic training

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael A. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, he studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

He is the son of Robert and Annette Carlson of Crystal Drive, La Grange and a 2008 graduate of Oldham County High School.

Williams completes U.S. Marine Corps boot camp

Jacob Allen Williams successfully completed Marine Corps Boot Camp at Parris Island on Oct. 17.

He is a 2008 graduate of Oldham County High School. He will continue his training in communications at 29 Palms CA Marine Corps Training Center.

He is the son of Karen Williams of Floyds Knobs, Ind. and Michael and Tammy Williams of La Grange. He is the grandson of Betty Williams and Irene Hendershot of Louisville.