Fiscal court rejected a push by Magistrate Bill Drury Monday that would have abandoned hazardous-duty retirement for new hires.
Instead, magistrates voted 4 to 1 in favor of keeping the employee benefit for future sheriffs, deputies, EMTs and paramedics in the county. Employees currently in the program were at no point in jeopardy of losing their benefits.
Within the past two weeks, you might have received a small packet on your front door. I’m not talking about a delivery from the post office or a brochure to inform registered voters, but more importantly an invitation from your local church to make a decision that will forever change your life. Thousands of Southern Baptist churches have cooperatively organized a way to distribute what they believe is the most important message ever told to every household in North America. This ministry is called Find it Here.
This week in Frankfort, the Senate passed bills that strengthen our educational system and cut down on unneeded government waste. We also received the state budget from the House of Representatives and began work on our version of the budget.
Shelbey Eadens smiled as she and her date moved in small, swaying circles at the school dance Thursday night. When Shelbey turned her broad grin up toward his, she tightened her arm around his waist for just a moment, then happily snuggled her red mane back on his chest and closed her eyes.
“She’s daddy’s little girl,” said Dave Eadens after sharing the first slow song of the night with his 10-year-old daughter.
The Spencer County Cooperative Extension Service will be offering many free and low-cost classes beginning next week as part of their 2010 Share Our Selves (S.O.S.) program.
S.O.S. is a community education program where community members share their talents and knowledge with others. In many classes, volunteer instructors donate their time. If a class fee is charged, this covers supplies only.