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Today's News

  • Letters frm Lisa

    Sometimes I get letters or emails from people that make me want to spit tacks.
    I’m not talking about critical letters. (Those make me want to hide under my covers, suck my thumb and cry.)
    I’m talking about letters from people, from fellow Christians, who are sure God isn’t pleased with them and who are desperate for a how-to to help them get back on track, to finally be faithful to God.

  • Extension reaches out to military families

    Do you know any military who might be interested in either sending their children to camp or attending camp together?
    Military Extension Adventure Camp (MEAC) camps are high-adventure based camps for military service members and their teenage children (ages 14-18) to attend together.

  • Legislative session’s final day set aside for considering vetoes

    On Thursday this week, the General Assembly returns for the legislative session’s final day, which is traditionally set aside for considering any vetoes the governor may issue.
    This year, however, there will also be other work done during that time, which is expected to include passing the state’s road plan, approving a major initiative designed to crack down on prescription drug abuse and giving the go-ahead to an innovative proposal that will use coal-severance dollars to boost the number of four-year college degrees in coal-producing counties.

  • Wileys to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Jim and Pat Wiley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14 with their four children, Bobby (Teresa) Wiley, Alice (Billy) Smiley, Patrick (Jessica) Wiley and Chris (Kacy) Wiley.
    The couple has five grandchildren, Addison, Jarrod, Emma Wiley, Keith and Samantha Smiley, and three great-grandchildren.

  • Smith-Cutwright announce engagement

    The families of Brandon J. Cutwright and Krystin L. Smith announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    Cutwright is the son of Betty (Harry) Harris and James W. Cutwright and the grandson of Donna J. Cutwright and the late Roy Cutwright Jr.
    Smith is the daughter of Laura (Robinson) Stanfield and Matthew (Christine) Smith and the granddaughter of Catherine Robinson.
    The wedding will take place Jan. 12, 2013 at the Prizing House. Formal invitations to be sent at a future date.

  • Florence honored on 100th birthday

    Florence honored on
    100th birthday

  • Mary Henson group holds April meeting

    The Mary Henson group met Tuesday, April 3 at Elmarch United Methodist Church. Stella Hill Smith began the meeting with prayer.
    The business meeting was called to order by Pauline Copes, president. Final plans for the children’s Easter party was made and the ladies will be wearing their Derby hats at the May meeting. A discussion was held on the Tea party to be held in August.
    Diana White, treasurer, gave a report on the balance. April is sacrafice month and our offering was $78.

  • Countdown of greatest superheroes

    Most of the time I have to think before I am able to write my column for the week.
    However, on Monday morning, which started out as one of the worst in a long time, I simply had an idea slam into my head.
    I love looking on the internet to see top 10’s of different categories.
    Whether it is top 10 movies, athletes, college sports or dumb quotes of all time, I like to research those.
    The lists of top 10’s go on forever.

  • School Menus

    April 16-20
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Bkft. Bagels or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: French toast w/bacon or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Sausage and egg biscuit or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes w/sausage links or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Tyler Ross Barnes

    Tyler Ross Barnes was born to Brittany Young and Shalyn Barnes on March 17, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Tracye Young; maternal great-grandparents are Ervin (Slick) and Nancy Garrison and the late Kenny and Peggy Young.
    Paternal grandparents are William and Lisa Barnes; paternal great-grandparents are A J and Marie Ravenscraft and Lily Barnes and the late Robert Barnes.