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Today's Features

  • Milton United Methodist Church, 1100 Hwy 421N on the Milton hilltop, will host a yard sale on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6.
    Rental fees are $20 per space and $5 per table.
    A bouncy house will also be on site for the entertainment of the children.
    Call 502-663-1043 for more information.

  • The railroad detectives had shown up at Jared’s front door for the second time in a month.
    “Mr. Walker, your boy is going to have to stay off the train trestle down at the river. One more time and I won’t be coming here to talk.”
    After they left, my uncle turned to Jared, my cousin, and said, “I have talked to your grandfather and grandmother and you are staying the summer with them. Maybe a good dose of farm labor will help you think before you jump.”

  • On Dec. 8, 2014, no one got eaten alive on the Discovery Channel’s “Eaten Alive” -- and some viewers who tuned in to see carnage were outraged.
    On May 6 of the same year, actress Shailene Woodley outraged feminists by announcing that she’s not a feminist, and on Aug. 28, Hello Kitty fans were outraged when the Sanrio company said Hello Kitty “is not a cat.”

  • July 24, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Tina furnish of Route 3 Milton, was crowned Miss Shelby Rural Electric for 1986. Tina is the 17-year-old daughter of Terry and Patricia Morgan. Tina was chosen from a field of 13 young ladies competing for the crown. She received a $1000 scholarship to help with her education.

  • Allen and Faith Turner Stark will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 29. They were married in Bedford at the Bedford Christian Church. The bride’s father, Rev. Earl Turner, and Rev. W.C. McCollum co-officiated the ceremony.

  • Wed-Sat, July 20-23
    Vacation Bible School. Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will be hosting Vacation Bible School at 6:30 p.m. Wed-Fri, and at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Everyone is welcome! Call Gregg Fisher with any questions at 502-255-7316.
    Thursday, July 21

  • I have resigned myself to the fact that I have absolutely no ability to conduct my life in a fashion befitting a woman in my particular demographic. The things that occur during the course of the week are absolutely mindless. The events have happened as a result of memory lapses or outright orneriness. I commit a blindingly ill-considered action which I know will result in something stupid, but I seem to have no ability to resist.

  • An old story illustrates the limitations caused by jumping to conclusions without considering the larger picture.
    A young soldier and his commanding officer boarded a train and sat down next to a grandmother traveling with her pretty young granddaughter. As they continued the trip, the young soldier and young lady were obviously attracted to each other. As the train roared through a tunnel, you heard a kiss and then a slap.
    The commanding officer rubbed his jaw and thought, “the young lady meant to slap my impudent soldier and hit me instead.”