Former Herald Ledger editor Foust to be honored


Former Herald Ledger editor Bobbie Foust has been named the Lifetime Achievement award winner by the Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce, according to the Lake News in Calvert City.

A lifelong journalist, editor and newspaper woman, she and other award winners will be honored Tuesday at the Chamber's annual dinner at Lakeland Event Center in Calvert City.

Aside from working for Lyon County newspaper, the lifelong Calvert City resident has served as editor at The Tribune Courier in Benton and the Marshall County Messenger. She has also served on the Kentucky Press Association Board of Directors, reports the Lake News.

Her newspaper career spans more than five decades. Her first newspaper job was working for the Valley Sun in Calvert City in the early 1960s.

The Valley Sun and the Marshall County Messenger have since ceased publication.

Foust is also recognized as a local historian.

Tickets for the annual Chamber dinner are $35. Call 270-537-7665 for further information.