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Today's Features

  • 9th Grade Super Honor Roll
    Laura Duke, Hannah Johnson, Jared Prather, Haley Young

    9th Grade Honor Roll
    Esmeralda Aldama, Devenee Bolen, Allison Burford, Grace Chilton, Marissa Craig, Adam Dunavent, Hailee Gordon, Jason Gray, Audrey Lewis, Hunter Mason, Ravin Mcmillian, Lisa Messer, Kaitlyn Parker, Eli Patterson, Kenneth Penn-Simpson, Selena Perez, Emmaleigh Richardson, Lexie Robinson, Tori Smith, Kaylee Snell, Allison Tolbert, Bailey Tompkins, Caylin Trenary, Emily True, Baileigh Young

  • “Held for a moment. Loved for a lifetime.”
    These words, etched into the tiny white tombstone, had been been pulmetted by the elements and passage of time. Yet, they whispered across the years and told the story of a heart-rendering loss.
    A small cast angel lay upon the ground in front of the small marker, its outspread wings somehow giving the impression of a protective covering for its tiny charge.

  • I’ve been having computer problems, so what else is new?
    Wanda’s news wasn’t on my computer when I got up last week. I waited as long as I could and wrote the column with what she told me on the phone on Sunday evening. At 10:30 a.m., I checked the computer for emails and there was Wanda’s news.

  • 5 years ago
    Doors will open to new water plant
    Oct. 20, 2010

    After years of construction and planning, local residents will get a chance to look inside the new water-treatment plant near the Owen/Franklin County line.
    Kentucky American Water has announced it will hold an open house Friday for the community to get a peek. The plant, located on U.S. 127, became operational in September after two years construction.

  • In Kentucky, the weather always comes first.
    It was 22 degrees Saturday morning, 26 on Sunday and 24 on Monday.
    Everywhere else was registering in the low 30s on the TV map. I think my thermometer is just old and gets colder than most, but it works for me.

  • Come and check out our new service for downloading movies, books and comic books to your portable device. Hoopla is here!
    This week’s suggestion for a mini-adventure at the library: Adventure #14 - Make a list of suggested books and media for your library to buy. Make your library your library! Got a kid and an hour? You have time for an adventure!
    Senior Health Fair

  • Come and check out our new service for downloading movies, books and comic books to your portable device. Hoopla is here!
    This week’s suggestion for a mini-adventure at the library: Adventure #14 - Make a list of suggested books and media for your library to buy. Make your library your library! Got a kid and an hour? You have time for an adventure!
    Senior Health Fair

  • ROGER ALFORD
    N-H Columnist

  • The other morning I ate breakfast in the moonlight.
    The temperature outdoors was several degrees cooler than the temperature indoors, so I took my bowl of Cinnamon Chex/Fiber One with unsweetened almond milk and my cup of coffee, opened the sliding glass door that separates the living room from the back screened-in porch and sat at the high-top tile table.
    It was early — I’m a ridiculously early riser — and it was still dark out except for a sliver of a moon.

  • Long Ridge Baptist Church
    We are excited to have the Outdoor Channel’s Chuck McAlister coming to Long Ridge this Saturday. Chuck was the longtime host of AdventureBound Outdoors, a program that gave him the opportunity to hunt and fish across the country and beyond.
    That program pioneered the magazine-style format for outdoor programs and won four national awards. It won the Fan Favorite Award twice on the Outdoor Channel.