Today's Features

  • One of the blessings I’ve been privileged to have is that of owning, or being owned by, pets. Donna and I have had three—one at a time. All have passed from us but remain in our hearts. Here is the story of one of them.

  • William E. and Lois J. Edens Suter will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at their home in New Castle on Thursday, November 5, 2015. They were married at Judge Herrington’s home in Eminence on November 5, 1955. They have seven children, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

  • I’m better than you are. See you on the way to the top. Yeah, and I will wave at you on your way down.
    From preschool on, it seems almost everyone is trying to outdo everyone else.
    Who will be top of the class?
    Who will become the MVP for the game, the season?
    Who will take top honors at graduation? Who gets the most scholarship money?
    Who lands the best job out of college? Who becomes the CEO?
    Who dies with the most toys?
    Some will argue that the ones who come out on top are those with the most ambition.

  • During my childhood years, I learned the most important and basic skills a guy needs to survive in this world.
    I learned how to take care of myself and to share responsibilities for the home I shared with my parents and my sister Carolyn.
    Some of those skills were taught; others were learned from observation.
    I learned to hang up my wash cloth and towel and to rinse out the bathtub.

  • Meet six-year-old Jimmy.  He likes to climb all over furniture, run around and often speaks out of turn.  
    His mom reports that she is worn out because Jimmy just won’t mind.  
    His teacher says that Jimmy doesn’t pay attention in class and won’t finish his assignments.  
    Is he just a stubborn six-year-old boy with lots of energy or does he have a true disorder that needs medical treatment?  

  • Church Activities and Services

    Sligo Baptist Church will host Handshakes and Pancakes on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at 65 N. 42 Loop in Pendleton. This free breakfast is held on the third Saturday of each month. Enjoy coffee, juice, milk, eggs, cheesy grits, eggs, pancakes, bacon and sausage links.  For more information, call Pastor Mark at (502) 773-0272.

  • Derek Nolan would like to announce the birth of his sister Zoey EvaLyn Wilson. Born Oct. 22, 2015, she weighed eight pounds, one ounce and measured 19 inches long.  Zoey is the daughter of Michael and Amber Wilson. Her grandparents are Rob and Amy Johnson of Campbellsburg, Billie (BJ) Sexton of New Castle and David and Karen Wilson of Smithfield. Her great grandparents include Patty Johnson, Vernon and Barbara Abney, Bob and Debbie Boyd, Jimmy and Joyce Woods, Lorraine Hawkins and the late Bobby Johnson and the late John Hawkins.

  • Church Activities and Services

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford, will be holding Revival Services, Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. The speaker is Brother Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, W.Va.