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Today's Features

  • Army Pvt. Kristian L. Skirvin has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat and field maneuvers and tactics.

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  • How do you react when your belief turns out to be wrong? When in the face of overwhelming evidence, do you change your belief or do you ignore the evidence?  
    In the first church I served, we had a wonderful elderly woman by the name of Ms. Cricket. Ms. Cricket was unlike any other elderly church-going woman I had ever met. She was in her mid 80s, still plowed her own fields, still drank her own homemade moonshine and still had a house full of birds that she spoke with.

  • Although, Rhonda Fields had not planned to be a pastor when she came to Grant County, her love of ministry had led her to be prepared.
    When Cornerstone Assemblies of God Church in Dry Ridge decided to disband, there were five people who wanted to stay together and their resolve culminated into Christ Community Church at 139 N. Main Street in Williamstown.

  • The St. Elizabeth Healthcare mobile mammography van will visit several locations throughout Northern Kentucky in March. Following the American Cancer Society’s guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer can improve the chances that the disease can be diagnosed at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Women age 40 and over should have a screening mammogram every year. The van will be at the following locations:
    • March 19 – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walton Pharmacy, 305 Mary Grubbs Highway in Walton

  • Maxine Brown’s eyes sparkle like diamonds, especially when she’s talking quilts.
    They adorn her living room, stacked neatly behind her couch, waiting their turn to be part of her seasonal display.
    “Fabric addict, that’s me,” Brown said, her hands waving to all her handiwork on display inside her home.
    Quilts and quilted wall hangings can be found in her bedroom and family room. She made the log cabin quilt that sits proudly on her bed and used leftover material to sew matching curtains.

  • If you plan to hunt in Kentucky, were born after Jan. 1, 1975, then you must attend one of following classes scheduled in Northern Kentucky:
    • March 19 – Pendleton County Sportsman’s Club, Lock Road, Butler (one day class). Call 859-472-1333 to register.
    • August 13 - Lloyd WMA, Highway 491, Crittenden. Bring your lunch or money to purchase food, your own drinks, foul weather gear and glasses if needed. Bring or know all contact information. Call Tracy at 859-472-1333 or Deborah at 859-428-2954 to register.