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Today's News

  • Bryan chosen state finalist in pageant

    Ariel A. Bryan, 13, daughter of James and Susan Bryan, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant to be held June 1 and 2 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville. The pageant is for girls ages 10-13.
    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.
    Families interested in learning more about this unique and outstanding youth program may visit www.namiss.com.

  • Heroin usage on the rise in Kentucky

    By Heather K. Wainscott,
    KY Office of Drug Control Policy
    Attorney General Jack Conway and the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy have jointly released a public service announcement (PSA) to increase awareness of heroin abuse among young people and to warn their parents of the signs.
    The 30-second PSA depicts a young woman in a morgue who describes how easy it has been to hide her heroin habit from her parents - that is until she becomes an overdose victim.

  • Department of Kentucky Parks

    Canoe and Kayak
    trips at
    Carter Caves

  • Score 'N' More
  • Stock Chart
  • “No indictment, no release"

    I have been fielding lots of questions and responding to all kinds of speculation as to why some arrests are not in the newspaper.
    It’s become a regular question from one individual on Wednesday afternoon when he buys his weekly paper to question why a specific arrest has not been published.
    Despite accusations to the contrary, my pockets are not being lined to keep someone’s name out of the paper.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 14
    Teen Time at the Annex-Game Day. Thursday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m. This program is for kids ages 13-18. Will be playing games like Wii Dance Party, Jenga, Apples to Apples and Phase 10 as well as having snacks.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, March 14 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    FRIDAY, March 15

  • Transportation crews to begin treating for noxious weeds

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month.  The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.
    The cabinet, in accordance with KRS 176.051, targets Johnson grass, giant foxtail, Canada thistle, nodding thistle, multiflora rose, black nightshade, wild cucumber and kudzu.

  • Battle of the Books
  • Church News

    FIRST UNITED
    METHODIST
    Holy Week Services
    Monday, March 25: Paul Brannock, Wanter music, Church of the Advent.
    Tuesday, March 26: Jeffery Jackson, music, Mike Coppersmith.
    Wednesday, March 27: Tallu Smith, music, Edward Ewalt.
    Thursday, March 28: Steve Strawzell, music, Billy Long.
    Friday, March 29: Pastor Mike Coppersmith, music, Steve Strawzell.
    Message begins at 7 a.m. with a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST