Today's News

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights dive into season

    The Marion County Aquaknights began their 2016-17 campaign on Nov. 19 in the Russell County Fall Preview Meet.
    "I was really happy with our teams results at this meet, especially our new swimmers," Aquaknights Head Coach Katie Johnson said. "They held their own. We look to have a very diverse team this year."

  • Vaught’s Views: Center Nick Richards should be a perfect fit for UK

    By Larry Vaught

    The recruitment of 6-5 Chattanooga guard Shai Alexander was like a "rocket ship movement" in the last year and he finally landed at the University of Kentucky.
    "Over the past year he has gone from somebody nobody knew with low major recruitment to a high level top 50 player in the class," said Zach Ferrell, Alexander's coach at Hamilton Heights. "His size for a point guard is awesome. He has a great work ethic and knows hows to treat teammates. He's a great person."

  • Thankful for the greatest generation

    I have been immersed in American history lately, particularly with the World War II era. I can’t tell you why, to be perfectly honest. Maybe the current political climate has inspired me to study how we got here. Perhaps I long for a different time than the one in which I live.
    Honestly, though, I think I am simply in awe of the people who came before us, paving the way for a world where we can be free.

  • A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

    This week, our families and friends will sit down at the dinner table to celebrate Thanksgiving, the oldest of the American-based holidays.

    Nearly 400 years have passed since the most famous of these harvest feasts was held by the Pilgrims and Native Americans.  It didn’t become the holiday we recognize today, though, until President Washington and then President Lincoln helped solidify its place on the calendar, which Congress finalized in the 1940s by declaring it to always be on the fourth Thursday of November.

  • ‘Tis the season of giving

    The hustle and bustle of the winter holidays is well underway and the cool crispness of the autumn air is turning towards winter frost. Even as the weather changes and the holiday season comes upon us, we are still busy in Frankfort with interim joint committee meetings as well as planning for the 2017 session of the General Assembly.

  • Believe it or not


  • 11-16-16 Church Briefs

    Prayer breakfast
    Rev. Tommy Calhoun, pastor of First Baptist Church, N. Depot Street, Lebanon and the Male Choir invite you to attend a prayer breakfast for Charles Bell at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Join them for fellowship, prayer, and gospel singing.

    Family and Friends Day
    Sherman Chapel AME Zion Church welcomes you to come fellowship with them on Family and Friends Day, Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served before the service around 2:30 p.m.

  • The Missing Page


  • 11-16-16 Birth Announcement
  • 11-16-16 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Nov. 21: baked boneless Italian chicken, pasta salad, peas, peaches, and whole wheat roll.
    Tuesday, Nov. 22: beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, and whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Nov. 23: turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel food cake with strawberry topping, whole wheat bread, and dry roasted peanuts.
    Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25: closed for Thanksgiving.
    All meals are served with skim milk.