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Today's News

  • ACA fight similar to Social Security in 1935

    By Joe Yates

     

    George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” With that in mind, let’s compare the outcry against Obamacare against the opposition to earlier progressive movements. The Affordable Care Act is a big deal; there’s a lot of information out there. But who’s telling the truth? A bit of historical perspective might help.

  • Children become the adults we are

    Parents and other concerned adults worry a lot about the things, ideas  and behaviors to which children are exposed, and rightly so.

    Our children learn to be who they are becoming from a variety of sources: people with whom they associate, places they go, movies they see, sites they visit on the internet, teachers and coaches who guide them, etc. All of this can’t be controlled 24/7. What’s a parent to do?

    While not a parent, I am an adult who is concerned about our children.

  • Celebrate National 4-H Week with us

    National 4-H Week is the week of Oct. 6-12.

    4-H members and volunteers across Kentucky will celebrate the many facets of 4-H with various events and activities.

  • Prussic acid poisoning risk is greatest during frost

    Although prussic acid poisoning can occur anytime during the growing season, the greatest risk is usually associated with the first frost in Kentucky.

    The primary cause of hydrocyanic (prussic) acid poisoning in domestic animals is the ingestion of plants containing this potent toxin. Cyanide producing compounds occurring in living plant cells are converted to prussic acid when cells are crushed or otherwise ruptured.

  • Women in Ag conference set for November 4-6

    Kentucky Women in Agriculture will hold their 14th Annual Conference Nov. 4-6 at the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House Inn in Lexington. 

    The theme of this year’s conference is “Next Generation Farming.”   Registration is $85 for the two-day conference ($65 for students), which includes all meals, Taste of Kentucky Proud event and membership dues for 2014.  Registration is due by Oct. 23, 2013.  A limited number of conference scholarships are available. 

  • Public Record for the week of October 9

    Divorces

    Ronnie Craigmyle Jr., 38, Eminence, and Vanessa Craigmyle, 41, Eminence.

    William Karem, 56, La Grange, and Donna Karem, 57, La Grange.

    Eddie Sparks, 44, Pleasureville, and Delania Kandall, 52, Indiana. 

    Sheriff’s Department arrests

    Brandon Walton,4th degree domestic assault, arrested by Keith Perry on 9/25.

  • Girl Scouts Day
  • Eminence High School Student of the Week Payton Sprabary

    9th grader Payton Sprabary

     

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math. I am really good at it and I don’t get confused. It’s fun and simple for me. I’m one of the ones in my class that understand it so other students ask me a lot of questions about it. It makes me feel wanted.

     

    Are you in any school organizations?

    Cheerleading.

     

    What do you do for fun?

    Shopping and hanging out with friends. We gossip, plan parties and go shopping together.

     

  • Henry County High School Student of the Week: Ashley Craigmyle

    Senior Ashley Craigmyle

     

    What is your favorite subject?

    Animal science.

    Are you in any school organizations?

    FCA, Pep club, BETA, NHS, FFA President, basketball, soccer.

    What do you do for fun?

    Hang out with friends and spend time with family.

    What do you want to be when you grow up?

    I want to be either an agricultural engineer or a primary education teacher.
     

    Any plans after high school like college?

    Go to UK, Kentucky State or Berea.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary School September students of the month