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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers drop home game to Shelby

    A 12-4 third-quarter comeback was not enough to pull out a win for the Lady Panthers Dec. 21. The girls lost 47-37 to the visiting Shelby County Lady Rockets.

    The Lady Panthers were down 30-19 at the half, but outscored the Lady Rockets in the third to cut the lead to three, 34-31. Unfortunately for the home team, they could not keep up that momentum down the stretch.

    Shelby junior Katie Hudgens and sophomore Justus Martin led all scorers with 12 points each.

  • Where Jesus fits in the picture

    About 10 years ago, I attended a seminar for religion writers, “How Religion Shapes Regional and Community Identity.”

    A panel of prestigious people with prestigious titles from prestigious institutions and organizations came to talk to us about how in the world we should cover this thing called religion.

    They talked about how religion affects art and about the phenomenon of “megachurches.” One person even talked about Elvis as a religious icon, complete with followers who make pilgrimages to the religious-sounding Graceland.

  • Remembering the Possum
  • Simple changes in new year can lead to better health

    In this month’s article we are going to touch on a variety of topics, including training, to help give you some information to process and research to aid you into the new year with any health and fitness resolutions you may be thinking about for 2014.

    Training

    Pilates and yoga exercises are a spine-friendly alternative to sit ups and crunches.

  • Tips on dealing with debt, stretching your dollars

    Happy New Year!

  • Pesticide, beef quality assurance trainings upcoming

    Happy New Year!

    This year of 2014 marks an important milestone in the history of the Cooperative Extension Service, as we celebrate the Smith-Lever Act, which established Extension back in 1914.

    The Smith-Lever Act began a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities that extends research-based knowledge through a state-by-state network of extension educators.

  • What was the best gift you or your children gave or received this Christmas?

    “The best gift my family enjoyed this Christmas was the time we were able to share with my grandmother. She is truly our gift and our blessing.”

    Nicki Beckham

    Ghent, Ky.

     

    “The greatest gift I received was seeing the excitement on my daughter’s face as she played with all of her new toys, also having the day off and spending time with the ones I love most was pretty great also!!”

    Jenna Rose Bartley

    Carrollton, Ky.

     

  • Winn Leadership Day
  • Just hangin’ around ...

    Cartmell Elementary students met their goal of bringing in more than 3,000 items for the annual food drive. Their reward? Duct taping Assistant Principal Jonica Ray to the cafeteria wall! The event was originally scheduled for Dec. 6, but a snow day forced it to be rescheduled for Dec. 19.

  • Take time to thank God for blessings this new year

    The 12 days of Christmas are in full swing as we continue to focus on the true meaning of Christmas. We are celebrating with jubilee that most holy night when Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, was born among us. We are embracing the mystery of Jesus’ abiding presence with us—all the way to the end of time. We are glorying in the boundless joy that will be ours when we see Jesus face to face in the heavenly kingdom. How can news this good even begin to be celebrated in just one day!