Moments in Time

• On Dec. 18, 1777, the new United States celebrates its first national day of thanksgiving, commemorating the American victory at the Battle of Saratoga after the surrender of Gen. John Burgoyne and 5,000 British troops that October. • On Dec. 22, 1808, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony has its world premiere in Vienna. The concert venue was freezing cold and the […]

Hi-tech simulator helps students prepare for nursing aide careers

The Letcher County Area Technology Center has a new life-sized interactive human simulator to help students learn how to diagnose illnesses. “By having this new piece of equipment, we can expand the program,” said Vivian Back, instructor of the nurse aide and medical assisting programs at the Letcher County Area Technology Center. “He is so real life and he is […]

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