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Today's News

  • Four local students named to EKU President’s list

    Four local students were named to the president’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the spring 2013 semester.
    Those students are:
    Marissa Wente of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major
    Christopher Zoeller of Fisherville, a freshman aviation major
    Ryan Conard of Taylorsville, a junior biology pre-medical science major
    Merritt Oder of Taylorsville, a sophomore aviation major

  • Public Record - July 17 Edition

    Judge Linda S. Armstrong heard the following cases in Spencer County District Court July 12, 2013:

    Misdemeanor:
    John C. Meanear (1966), non-approved/insufficient number/no personal float, guilty, $50 fine and $153 court costs paid.

    Daniel K. Helton (1990), alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine, $153 court costs.

    Cinnamon M. Martinez-Jimenez (1985), alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense, guilty, $203 fine/court costs.

  • Hodgson earns EKU dean’s award

    Caleb David Hodgson of Fisherville was recently announced as one of 338 dean’s award recipients for the spring 2013 semester at Eastern Kentucky University.
    Hodgson is a junior criminal justice major.
    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Grape goodness: Grapes are a great choice for healthy snacks and nutritious meals

    Crisp, juicy and sweet, grapes are a real crowd-pleaser. Even better, all three colors of grapes - red, green and black - are good for you.

  • Church Happenings - July 17 Edition

    Mt. Eden Christian announces VBS
    Mt. Eden Christian Church will host vacation Bible school through Friday from 6 to 8 nightly.
    The church is located at 12441 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.
    Offering during VBS will be for shoebox items as follows: Wednesday - yo-yos and jump ropes; Thursday - hair clips and baseball hats; and Friday - money for missionary in India.
    VBS is open to children in preschool through fifth grade.
    For transportation needs to VBS, call Adam Sayre at 502-680-6809.

  • Faith for Today: The cost of following Jesus
  • Faith For Today: Why not open your Bible right now?

    When I was a kid I loved to go to the mailbox. It was like Christmas every day. A letter from a relative, a catalog full of marvelous gadgets, occasionally a package, a birthday or thank you card, you never know what might be hiding inside the mailbox. It wasn’t until I got older that I understood about the bills that come, but even today, I still get a little thrill opening that mailbox. Maybe something wonderful will be inside.

  • Sport Shorts - July 17 Edition

    Lady Bears to host girls basketball camp
    The Spencer County Lady Bears are hosting a girls basketball camp for second- through eighth-grade girls only July 22-24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.
    The camp will be held at Spencer County Middle School and is $35 per child.
    For more information, contact Coach David Marion at david.marion@bullitt.kyschools.us.

    Travel team tryouts

  • Clayton graduates from EKU

    Taylor Corinne Clayton of Taylorsville recently graduate from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in biology, pre-medical science.
    Clayton joined 1,708 graduates at commencement ceremonies May 11.
    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 11. The keynote speakers that day were U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and author/educator Silas House.

  • All-Stars shine this weekend