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  • Robotics Club class to be offered at MCTC/Licking Valley Campus

    Want to learn how to build and program a simple robot?  
    Herb Norbom will teach a robotics club at the MCTC/Licking Valley Campus on Tuesdays in September and October from 3:30-5 p.m.  
    This course will bring a fun, hands-on learning experience for all participants.
    The robots will have two motors that are controlled by an on-board microchip. The class will learn the basics of the microchip and the components used.  

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Bewildered or confounded
    6. Cul de ____
    9. Rum cake
    13. Church bell sounds
    14. Anger
    15. Give a green light
    16. Dogma
    17. ___ Aviv
    18. Cancer sign?
    19. *Higher education result
    21. *L in LMC
    23. “Yakety ____”
    24. W.’s advisor
    25. Tube in old TV
    28. *Classroom pests
    30. Catching sight of something
    35. “Jack and the Beanstalk” instrument
    37. ____ Scotia
    39. Ownership document

  • Community Calendar 8-6-15

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6
    Summer Linens Fair. Thursday, Aug. 6 and Friday, Aug. 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the front lobby of Harrison Memorial Hospital. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7

  • Everybody is susceptible to temptation

    You may not know the name Tullian Tchividjian, but you’ve heard of his grandfather, Billy Graham.
    Tullian is the former pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. He resigned last month after admitting to an inappropriate relationship with someone other than his wife.

  • Church News 8-6-15

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    For information on location and times of services call 859-954-1573, 859-954-0579 or visit wareagleministries.org.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Central Christian Church, Second and Riggs, will host its seventh Back to School Supplies for the Community on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. for grades K - Eighth.
    Any questions call 859-588-0008.
    Hotdogs, chips, cookies and drinks for everyone.
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  • Officials have dropped the ball with Cedarbrook plant

    I’ve written quite a few columns since I’ve been with the Democrat. So far, I’ve used the opportunity to write about myself, or my family, so that everyone can get to know me a little better. And I will continue to do so. The time has come, however, to write about an issue going on in the community.

  • 'Great Museum Treasure Hunt’ a success

    I think a lot about how “technology” supplies children with untold hours of ‘entertainment’ these days. Movies, video games, Netflix streaming  TV shows, even educational games are all electronically available and just a touch away. It’s amazing really.
    They can be in the house, in the car, watching their brother or sister at a little league game, even in a restaurant waiting for their meal and entertainment is in the palm of their hands…via phones, tablets and now even wrist watches.

  • NFHS makes rules clarifications for 2015 season

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released its Football Rules Book and Case Book for 2015.  
    Page two of the rule book is all the further one has to look to find the changes in rules for this year.  
    The points of emphasis are on page three so it doesn’t take much looking to find what the NFHS deems to be really important this season.
    There aren’t any actual rule changes but only comments and clarifications on current rules.