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EKU poinsettias still available to public
Several plants remain from Eastern Kentucky University’s poinsettia sale last week at the EKU greenhouse on Kit Carson Drive.
Local teacher’s a cappella group survives second round of “The Sing-Off”
A local teacher and his a cappella group the AcoUstiKats has survived another round of NBC’s “The Sing-Off” competition.
Chamber honors business, community leaders
Gary Abney, a Realtor, former banker and past Eastern Kentucky University regents chair, received the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s top award Tuesday night.
Cyanide treatment plan discussed at chemical demilitarization meeting
A change to the process of neutralizing the chemical weapons at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant will prevent the formation of cyanide that could be dangerous to workers, according to the project’s chief scientist.
KSP, RPD investigating convenience store robberies
Kentucky State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday night at the Kingston Shell Food Mart on Battlefield Memorial highway.
- EKU poinsettias still available to public
Madison Central’s Raevin Cain puts up a shot during the Lady Indians’ 65-56 loss Wednesday in Richmond to Scott County. Cain had a team-best 17 points and 14 rebounds.
H.S. HOOPS: Lady Indians come up short
The Lady Indians went into halftime of Wednesday’s 11th Region showdown with Scott County in Richmond trailing by just four points (35-31).
H.S. HOOPS: Lady Pirates pick up first win of the season
The Lady Pirates (1-3) earned their first win of the season Wednesday, topping North Laurel, 45-44, at home.
H.S. BASEBALL: Central’s Kelsey signs with IUSE
Jonah Kelsey wanted the opportunity to pitch and also contribute offensively in college — and he was extremely interested in finding a school that would give him the chance to do both.
- H.S. HOOPS: Lady Indians come up short
- Lifestyles & Community
Community invited to celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th Wednesday
You are invited come to Union City and celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th birthday on Wednesday night, Dec. 18. The party will be 6 p.m. at the Union City Ruritan. They request no gifts. Just bring a picture, card or a smile. Cake and punch will be served.
- Christmas is less than two weeks away
- Snow and cancellations allow us to slow down
- Community invited to celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th Wednesday
Our Fragile Planet
Let's examine a few statements reflecting a vision thought to be beyond question. "The world that we live in is beautiful but fragile." "The 3rd rock from the sun is a fragile oasis." Here are a couple of Earth Day quotes: "Remember that Earth needs to be saved every single day." "Remember the importance of taking care of our planet. It's the only home we have!" Such statements, along with apocalyptic predictions, are stock in trade for environmental extremists and non-extremists alike. Worse yet is the fact that this fragile-earth indoctrination is fed to our youth from kindergarten through college. Let's examine just how fragile the earth is.
- The Case of the Unhappy Robber
- Dream becomes reality only when you persevere
- Our Fragile Planet