Sen. Mitch McConnell, as usual, let his anti-worker attitude show through by supporting a national right-to-work bill. I’m not surprised as he is paid big bucks by companies that don’t want to pay their employees good wages and benefits.
There was a time when a reasoned, common-sense argument against easing restrictions on access to alcohol could be made and people would listen. Alcohol is a drug that can significantly decrease a person’s ability to make good, sound judgments and there is no shortage of statistics and data available to serve as evidence that alcohol is responsible for countless deaths and injuries each year.
Just for the record, I am not one of those people who puts up her tree just after Thanksgiving; I need more time to absorb the effects of every holiday. But there are many who are ready to pick out the perfect Christmas tree.
Linda Brock of Louisville received the Newell G. Hicks Vision Award at the 2013 North American International Livestock Exposition. The award is one of the highest honors that can be given to an individual by management of the North American International. Brock has been a keystone of promotional support at the expo.
Claude L. Brock and Linda K. Brock were recently honored for 35 years of service to the Great Lakes Circuit Rodeo. The recognition took place in Louisville during the 40th North American International Livestock Exposition.
Shelli Mobley of Taylorsville and Larry Wayne Jr. of Spencer County were married Nov. 8 at the Masonic Lodge.
The bride is a daughter of Prentice and Tonya Mobley of Taylorsville. She is a granddaughter of Debbie Milburn and the late Billy Graham and Imogene and the late Prentice Mobley.
She is a 2012 graduate of Ramey Estep.
The groom is a son of Larry and Doris Wayne of Spencer County. He is a grandson of the late Mac and Ira Gibson-Clarkson and Susie Collins and the late Roy Edward Wayne.
He is a 2007 graduate of Spencer County High School.
Pictured are, from left, Debbie Travis Nation, grandmother; David Randall Travis, great-grandfather; Clara M. Travis Armstrong, great-great-grandmother, holding baby Carley Evelyn Marie Hardin; and Stephanie Hardin, mother.
Clara M. Travis Armstrong recently celebrated her 91st birthday at her home on Chatman Lane. Many friends and family members stopped by to wish her a happy birthday. Her six children presented her with two handmade white gliders for her patio. Pictured, from left, are Jim Travis, David Travis, M. Yvonne Patterson, Bonnie Travis Ochs, Clara Armstrong and Anita T. Richter. Absent was Clara’s son H. Wayne Travis.