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Today's News

  • I may have missed the snow and marching bands, but I didn’t miss God’s grace

    We had been planning this particular weekend for months, Part One of our Christmas 2016 Celebration Extravaganza.
    Part Two happens on Dec. 24 with a trip to Orlando for a replay of a Christmas Eve we spent there two years ago.
    We had begun with a Christmas Eve service at a church near the downtown area, followed by pizza and hot, gooey garlic knots.

  • Church News | Dec. 14, 2016

    Monterey Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    One of the joys of this season is coming together to renew our community ties. We invite you to join us at 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 18, for a worship service that will include a children’s Christmas play. Then, at 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, as we will observe the Christmas story sung in all the favorite Christmas carols. Come sing and celebrate with us. Come early and stay after to enjoy conversation and refreshments on both dates.

  • New high-rise hotels remake Northern Kentucky riverfront

    By Chris Mayhew
    Ketnucky Enquirer
    NEWPORT – Posh new hotels are remaking Campbell County’s riverfront skyline.
    The new six-story Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton with 122 rooms opened Dec. 2 at 222 York St., Newport. Amenities include Northern Kentucky’s only hotel electric car chargers and an indoor saltwater pool.

  • Kentucky Department of Revenue warns of tax scams and recent schemes

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department of Revenue said in a news release that it wants all Kentuckians to be aware of possible schemes that are designed to steal identities and important personal information. As tax season approaches, the department, along with the Internal Revenue Service, and tax industry representatives, reminds taxpayers to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud.

  • Community Events | Dec. 14, 2016

    FCC Food Pantry will be open Dec. 14 and 17
    The FCC Community Food Pantry, 217 W. Seminary St., will be open from 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 17. To make appointments, call 502-484-3451 or 502-750-3342, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, only. One-hundred appointments will be scheduled.
    Take the GED for free

  • Cold, snowy times create unforgettable memories

    Historians agree that the winters of 1778, 1779 and, 1780 were the most brutal ones in America.
    On Christmas Day, 1779, Daniel Boone and his family traveled across the frozen Kentucky River to a site six miles from Boonesborough and set up camp. Here Boone planted his new settlement of Boone’s Station.

  • Looking Back | Dec. 7

    Dec. 7, 2011
    5 years ago
    Memory of lost friend will help others live

    Saying goodbye to a friend hasn’t been easy for many Owen County High Scool students, but they are determined to keep her memory alive in all school activites.
    The Owen County High School National Honor Society, in partnerhisp with the Kentucky Blood Center, will hold its second blood drive of the school year Monday, in memory of senior Rebekah Gaines who died Oct. 16.

  • Students raise over $1K to benefit Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • Let the Christmas decorating commence

    We’re in the dead zone, between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Everyone is staying home to clean, decorate and shop for Christmas gifts. Teri was coming Monday to help me do the decorating. I usually have all that done by now, but somehow, it gets harder and harder to get in the mood.

  • At the Library | Dec. 7, 2016

    Christmas Back in Time
     Make traditional ornaments to decorate your tree as well as popcorn garlands, paper chains, and orange pomanders. All supplies provided. The evening will be from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today (Wednesday).  
     Storytime for Pre-Schoolers
    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts, and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.
    Homeschool Program