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  • Vice is never the answer

    The pension crisis continues to dominate headlines across Kentucky as state lawmakers wrestle with ways to preserve the retirement systems for teachers and other state workers without bankrupting the Commonwealth’s coffers.

    Years of mismanagement and inadequate funding have resulted in the real possibility that the system will run out of money to pay the promised pensions of those about to retire and those already retired, not to mention those who are just starting or who are in the middle of their careers.

  • Tipton not supporting pension proposal

    This week all across our nation individuals and communities will honor our Veterans. Originally called Armistice Day, this recognition was enacted by President Woodrow Wilson to mark the end of World War 1 on November 11, 1918. Congress made this a federal holiday in 1938 and the name was changed to Veterans Day in 1954. The original resolution says, “the recurring anniversary of this date should be commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding.”

  • Church Happenings - Week of November 8, 2017

    Clothes Closet Day at Van Buren Baptist Church

    Van Buren Baptist Church is having a Clothes Closet Day.  If someone in the community is or knows someone that needs clothing, come by on November 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  They are located at 1488 Fairmount Road (HWY 3358) Lawrenceburg, KY.   Call 502-517-2318 or 502-460-5433 to check on the sizes they have or if you need a different time.

  • Pain can be good

    Have you ever thought that maybe pain is a good thing?  I am not saying that we should enjoy pain; just that sometimes pain serves a purpose.  Pain warns us when something is wrong.  Often a little pain will stop us from experiencing even worse pain.

  • Elk Creek Community Festival


    The first Elk Creek Community Festival was held at Spencer Christian Church on Saturday.

  • SCES Fall Festival


    SCES Fall Festival was held on Friday.

  • Project Graduation Craft Fair


    Dozens of curious shoppers checked out the unique items at the Project Graduation Craft Fair held at the middle school on Saturday.

  • Animal Protection Club meets


  • State assisting with healthcare enrollment

    Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov is quickly approaching. The Health Benefit Exchange, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is working to ensure Kentuckians are prepared, informed and have the resources they need to choose a 2018 health plan, a state news release said.