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  • 6 miles a day? All in a day’s work

    Jamie Osborne walks about 1,072 miles a year.

    Over the course of her 18-year career with the Eminence Post Office, she has walked nearly 34,000 miles. Her daily route is somewhere between six and seven miles long.

    Needless to say, Osborne is in pretty good physical shape.

    “The hardest part is the weather,” she said. Osborne can’t even count the number of times she has fallen on snow and ice, but she has never, ever broken a bone.

  • Cash reward offered in arson case

    The City of Campbellsburg is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a series of arsons in the city.

    The city has experienced a variety of unsolved fires since April 2009, when the city’s fire department was severely damaged in a fire. The cause was later ruled to be arson, and has been identified as the potential first in a string of incidents.

  • Open Season on Eggs

    On Sunday, April 17, Eminence Christian Church hosted a community Easter egg hunt, where Sullivan Fitzgerald (above) scrambled for plastic eggs. But don’t be sad if you and your little ones missed it — there are more egg hunting opportunities for the kiddos, along with Easter worship opportunities. Check out Local Buzz’s Church Events listing for more information, and page A6 for more pictures from Sunday’s event!

  • Foundation event benefits arthritis sufferers

    Since the mid 1980s, Karen Taylor has had five back surgeries. She was diagnosed, initially, with degenerative disc disease when her back problems first appeared.

    But over time, the pain she experienced moved. “It just started spreading, I kept having more pain in more places,” she said.

  • Judy Lea Benefit raises more than $14k
  • Campbellsburg joining the Wi-Fi revolution

    It’s the latest trend to sweep the region’s small cities: city provided Wi-Fi access. And it’s coming to Campbellsburg.

    And doing so will only cost the city about $2,200 to get started.

    Brent Graves, owner of PoweredOn in Carrollton, said the city could set up a Wi-Fi system for residents utilizing just two broadcasting antenna, one of which would be located at City Hall.

  • ADHD & Substance Abuse

    Submitted by Dr. Michael J. Rieser
    On behalf of the Ridge Behavioral Health System

  • AFJROTC Awards night
  • Plum finds a jewel in Aussies

    Adriana Plum didn’t have pets growing up. Now she’s surrounded by animals.

    On 30 well-tended, gently rolling acres outside Eminence, she and husband Robert keep six Australian Shepherds, some sheep, goats and, soon, ducklings.

    The dogs herd for both competition and for utilitarian purposes.

    On Monday morning veteran working dog, eight-year old Certik faced a delicate job.

  • Have A Heart For Art

    With just 12 chances to display its students artwork, the Eminence Independent Schools annual calendar can only scratch the surface of creativity in the district.

    But on May 3, a spring art and music show at EIS will highlight works from throughout the year and represent every grade. The event begins at 5 p.m.

    This year’s celebration will include a middle and high school Art Club Auction.

    Art teacher and club sponsor Robin McHone instructed her middle and high school members to craft “useful pieces” for the event, mainly vases.