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Today's News

  • It will not be forever, it just seems like it

    My youngest child, err young man, is leaving the nest.

    Actually, he left “the nest” a long time ago, he just forgot to take his junque.

    Now, however, he is not only vacating the nest, he’s leaving the state.

  • Co-inventor of wearable robot says WKU Engineering Department prepared him well for career

    A co-inventor of the Indego, a lightweight wearable robot, credits WKU’s Department of Engineering with providing the hands-on, real world training to develop cutting edge technologies.

  • Oddville Christian

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN

    A gospel music jubilee will be presented at Oddville Christian Church on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. with Ward Jackson of Connersville Church. Free admission. The jubilee is presented at the completion of each seven weeks of study on Christian living.

  • Church News

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES

    WarEagle Ministries Praise and Worship Center invites all to come and worship. Come as you are.

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  • Of course I am right

    Years ago I wrote a book about idols, which is just another word for sin.

    An idol is whatever you turn to first — a person, possession, position, relationship, substance, belief or experience — for comfort, security, identity, meaning, etc. Basically, anything other than God.

  • Former Harrison youth to be preferred walk-on with Wildcats

    Though he never played football in Harrison County Will Thomas Collins lived in Harrison County during his middle school years.  
    “So what?” you might ask since many of the readers of the Democrat may not be familiar with Will Thomas.  
    Will Thomas Collins and his family lived in Harrison County from 1999 to 2010 before his father, Jon Collins, became an assistant football coach at Breathitt County High School.  

  • Soccer drill
  • Football rolls on with camp beginning Thursday

    “This is one way to develop a feeling of closeness and work as a team,” said Coach Jimmy Carr when asked about the upcoming team camp.  “The players will devote a lot of time to playing and hitting harder and doing things with and for their teammates.”
    The team camp begins Thursday at 11 a.m. and goes through Sunday at 1 p.m..  
    “We will close down Sunday with an early practice then a short church service before going to our homes,” noted Carr.

  • The Jungle won by Works and Jenkins by seven strokes

    Saturday’s rain didn’t last long and neither did the suspense for the tournament as Jason Works and his guest, Jake Jenkins, took a five-stroke lead on the first day and were never challenged in winning the fifth annual “The Jungle” at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    The 19-below-par handicapped score was five better than the duos of Colin and Mike Duffie, Brad Marshall and Jim Shields, Kevin Letcher and Blake Bishop, and Frank and Joe Henson.

  • Liar, liar, pants on fire

    The Castaways sang these lyrics back in the good old days of music (1965) when you could understand what the lyrics were in a song and when you did understand them it wasn’t “X” rated.  
    In fact, this song was performed on Gilligan’s Island by Ginger, Mary Ann and Mrs. Howell so it had to be “G” rated, but I regress.
    The lyrics now fit many of the “stars “of sport and unfortunately some who are not stars.