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  • Kentucky Bank parent announces dividend

    Kentucky Bancshares Inc., parent holding company for Kentucky Bank, announced last week the quarterly dividend to shareholders.  
    The payout will be 24 cents per share, up from 23 cents for the previous quarter. This payment will be made March 29 to shareholders of record March 20, 2013.

  • $110 million upgrade to Commonwealth Stadium

    FRANKFORT – Although the Kentucky House of Representatives considers a wide variety of bills during any given week of a legislative session, there are times when broad themes emerge.  We had three last week, and they affected our universities, our farmers and our legal system.

  • Hooking an Heirloom

    It’s been years since Rita Glascock discovered an unfinished hooked rug that her mother started.

    “I promised myself I’d finish it in memory of her,” said the woman who spent her entire working career in health care.

  • So... hows business?

    How’s business?
    That’s a question I often get asked. Now, whether they are asking just as greeting or truly want to know how the newspaper business is going is anyone’s guess.
    My response is generally that it’s all good.
    In light of reports of newspapers having to reduce staff and even close in some instances, and all media for that matter, makes the “How’s business?” question much more relevant these days.
    It’s been a tough economy all over. Many people have found themselves or a spouse without jobs.

  • School Menus

    March 4-8
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: French toast w/syrup, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, toast w/jelly, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, sausage biscuits, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Breakfast pizza, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Grilled cheese,yogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Former governor in Cynthiana for Lincoln Day Dinner March 9

    Former Gov. Ernie Fletcher will make an appearance at the March 9 Lincoln Day Dinner in Cynthiana to discuss national and state issues.

    According to Avi Bear, co-coordinator of the Lincoln Day Dinner, Fletcher has not made many public appearances since his rein as Kentucky Governor.

  • Church News

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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    Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike, will host the Sam Marsh Family Singers on Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. for a night of 4-part harmony and acapella praise to God.  The community is invited.

  • RIDING HIGH

    Horseback riding lessons are now available for all ages and skill levels.

    Karen Linker, formerly of North Carolina, has been studying the art of horseback riding for over 24 years.

  • Need humility? Apply here

    This semester, New York Times columnist David Brooks is teaching a course at Yale called “Humility.”
    As part of the required reading: passages from the Bible, works from St. Augustine and German theologian Reinhold Niehbuhr — and columns by course professor David Brooks himself.
    Brooks is teaching a course on humility using his own columns.