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Today's Features

  •  Over 200 competitors from 15 states and Canada converged on the Flying Cross Horse Farm in Skylight this past weekend. Riders and horses competed in three events: dressage, stadium jumping and cross country. In its 13th year, the Horse Trials have had a waiting list for three years of hopeful competitors, who range in age from 10 to 70+.

  •  In its second year, the 2013 Hermitage Classic drew 36 competitors to its ever evolving course. Much like the events held at the Flying Cross Farm Horse Trials, riders must compete in three events: dressage, marathon and cones. The primary difference is that these course events are completed with the horse, or team of two horses, pulling a cart with a driver and sometimes a passenger. 

  •  Over the last three weeks I have looked at the importance of seeing our work as a Christian calling, not just a job. If God has a plan for your life then God wants to use the vocation He gives you as a meaningful part of your service and ministry to Jesus Christ. I hope you have thought about your work in new and meaningful ways and have found ways to work for the Lord while you work to provide for your family. I have one last message I want to share. Last, but not least.

  •  I was born August 12, 1929 at Brownsboro and Dr. Skaggs delivered me.  Luther and Minnie Strain Purvis were my parents.  Mom grew up in Trimble and Daddy grew up in Henry County. 

    I am the only child still living, I was the youngest, out of 10 children.  There were seven girls and three boys.  My oldest sibling was about 20 years older than me.

  •  An afterschool program that makes children wish they had classes on the weekend seems too good to be true. But that's exactly what Oldham County resident Sarah Cotten has found at All About Kids.

  • Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following Oldham County residents to state boards and commissions. Reappointed to the Board of Nursing to serve for terms expiring June 30, 2017: Anne H. Veno, of Crestwood, is a health care executive and registered nurse at the Episcopal Church Home. She represents Leading Age Kentucky.

  • Paul Bradshaw Jr., Crestwood, Kentucky, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 130th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
    Bradshaw is one of 302 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting.
    The American Angus Association has nearly 25,000 active members and is the largest beef breed organization in the world.

  • Al Braca worked on the 105th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center. He worked for a company whose tremendous loss of life was one of the first stories reported in the aftermath of September 11th. The company was Cantor Fitzgerald, and Al was one of their corporate bond traders.

  • Artist Lea Ann Luce’s love of art began early, surfacing in the first grade, expanding in high school and building even further at University of Kentucky’s school of art. 

    Today, in addition to her own active work in various media, she is committed to teaching art to children, passing along the love of art that she was given as a youngster.