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Today's News

  • Plant bulbs now for spring blooms

    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

    These bulbs are planted in fall because it corresponds to the end of their natural dormancy.  Most of these plants begin root growth in fall, followed by a cool stratification period necessary for proper flower development and then shoot growth in late winter and early spring.

  • Antioxidants are natural cancer fighters

    Antioxidants are substances found in food. They may help block damage to cells in the body caused by free radicals. Free radicals are substances formed during normal body processes. If not blocked, free radicals may contribute to the development of certain diseases, including cancer and heart disease.

  • Flat tire makes for memorable trip

    By Candy Clarke

    The season for moose and caribou hunting in the Interior of Alaska was about to end. On Wednesday night, neither my husband, Frank, nor I had a moose. I suggested we try hunting for caribou Thursday - something we had not yet tried. We secured the necessary permits and loaded our gear. We were all smiles and optimistic about our new venture.

  • Eleanor Gray Dewitt

    Rebecca Holdredge and Bobby Dewitt, St. Louis, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Gray Dewitt, born Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Ellen and Wayne Holdredge, St. Louis, Mo., and Marty Dewitt, Eminence, and the late Roy Dewitt.

  • Scriber-Bramblett

    Mr. and Mrs. Jack Scriber of New Castle announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Katherine Scriber to Phillip Ryan Bramblett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Bramblett of Pendleton. The wedding will take place Nov. 17, 2012, at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood. A reception will follow at the St. Matthew’s Community Center in Louisville. Invitations have been sent.

  • Logar is ATC student of the month

    Alan Logar, a senior at Henry County High School,  has been named Shelby County Area Technology Center the Student of the Month for September, for being exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. Logar is studying information technology at the ATC

  • Public Record for the week of Oct. 17

    Marriages

    Jeri Catherine Fuller, 41, Campbellsburg, to Andrew Cleveland Matheny, 43, Campbellsburg.

    Tasha L. Etherton, 29, Campbellsburg, to Gary W. Bentley, 28, Campbellsburg.

    Divorces

    Christopher Donald Lee Mancuso, 43, Sulphur, and Jennifer Adams, 42, Sulphur.

    Bobbie Dale Harrell, 31, Turners Station, and Pamela Knapp Harrell, 28, Campbellsburg.

    Zoning permits

  • Small businesses are a big deal

    By Lance Minnis

    I would hope that most readers of the Localare aware, by now, of the debate raging in our community about the proposed CVS Pharmacy and its possible impacts. Many of us were not aware that such a thing was contemplated by city government, or that property owners had been approached to sell, until too late in the process to do much about it. Since then, many people have made their feelings known on the subject. This is a good and healthy thing, and I encourage more.

  • Fall doesn’t mean a slow down in county activities

    The air is certainly cooler, and before we know it, it will be time to “fall back” on our clocks (Nov. 4).  The best thing about fall is the variety of opportunities for festivals and events.  It also brings news of new businesses and personnel.

  • Brent joins UCB as a VP