July 31, 2014

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Legislative perspective on Kentucky General Assembly

Just as it is for college basketball, March is a busy time for the General Assembly, since this is the last full month of each year’s legislative session.

So far, several bills have already cleared both chambers and have been signed by Governor Beshear or soon will be.

Sen. Katie Stine reviews Kentucky congressional week

On the Senate floor this week we passed various bills such as Senate Bill 105 which changes statutory language to allow newspaper deliverers to be contract employees, not employees of the newspapers. Newspaper carriers act as contractors as it stands, and this change allows the law to reflect what is in practice.

Pendleton County Fiscal Court meeting agenda Print E-mail

Pendleton County Fiscal Court meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., March 11, 2014.

Tentative agenda will go as follows: Call to order, prayer, pledge, approval of agenda, approval of minutes, presentation of treasure's report, roads adopted for 2014 into County Road Maintenance System, approve Sheriff's Amended 2014 Budget, long-term recovery by-laws, first reading of Ordinance Creating Smoke Free County Buildings, approve mowing contract for PC Nature Preserve, Sheriff’s Transport Court Order, Flood Inundation Map DLG Agree Amendment, transfers, pay bills, closing remarks by Judge Bertram/magistrates and adjourn.

Designate a sober driver this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking.

Bacon omelet roll by the Amish Cook

By Lovina Eicher

We are having thunder, lightning and rain right now. The temperature is just over the freezing mark so it turns the driveway into a sheet of ice. It’s a challenge to walk on and for daughter Loretta so much more. She fell on her way out to the bus this morning. I hope she did not hurt herself. She is so ready to see the snow go away. It makes walking on it so difficult for her. She says she can’t wait until it warms up and she can sit outside on her swing again.

Treat your Taste Buds to new Orleans Bread Pudding
What you should know about acute heart failure
March is National Nutrition Month: Enjoy the taste of eating right

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to make positive changes to your diet. Photo courtesy of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

If eating right is a challenge, it may be because you are trying things you simply don’t like. The key is finding options that satisfy your taste buds, say experts.

National Kidney Month: What everyone needs to know about health and treatment

Kidney disease patients can take control of their own healthcare through home hemodialysis. Photo courtesy of Steve Adams.

March is National Kidney Month, a great time to focus on kidney health and treatment. If you don’t know much about the topic, get informed - kidney disease is common and can be deadly.

Gregg for magistrate of District 3


Please allow me introduce myself! I am Darrin W. Gregg, a lifelong resident of Pendleton County in District 3.