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Today's News

  • Caffeine and kids: what you should know

    Caffeine is the most commonly ingested drug found naturally in teas and coffees, the most popular beverages consumed around the world. It can also be found in many beverages commonly consumed by children and youth, such as soft drinks, energy drinks and even chocolate milk. Caffeine is popular because of its energy-boosting, mind-jolting effects, but research is starting to surface that explains the effects this drug may have on children and youth during development.

  • The computer and I

    BY CRYSTAL CAUDILLO

    I have three computers. The three are dedicated to specific roles. The oldest only holds photos. I’m afraid to overwhelm its capabilities. My second laptop initiated an auto destruct but was stopped before the point of no return. We dumped everything it ever knew and started afresh. It’s got a new lease on life. I’m using it for this article.

    The newest member to my little laptop crew has developed a thirst for adventure.

  • The sacred ordinary

    These past few weeks, my husband and I have been doing a whole lot of nothing.

    We both had a mini version of the flu around New Year’s, and his hung on for the rest of the month. So, we mostly spent time at home doing a whole lot of nothing, which turned out to be something.

    One day we hosed off the back porch. One day my husband cleaned the kitchen.

    We sat in the living room – a lot. We watched back-to-back-to-back reruns of “Law and Order,” the regular version as well as SVU and Criminal Intent.

  • Stahl to perform at Bedford Baptist

    Everyone is welcome to attend a concert of Christian music presented by David Stahl at 11 a.m. Sunday at Bedford Baptist Church. For a ride to 10 a.m. Sunday school, please call the church office at 255-3240 by 8 a.m. Sunday.

  • North Oldham gets revenge over Lady Raiders in home defeat, 58-33

    In both contests last year against the Lady Mustangs, it was the Lady Raiders who walked away with the victory. The Lady Mustangs got their revenge this time around as they walked away with the win Friday in Bedford, 58-33.

  • Legislators look to stop non-traditional instruction

    The availability of “Raider Days” by Trimble County Schools during closures in the wintertime could go by the wayside if Senate Bill 73 makes it through the 2018 General Assembly.

  • Health department says flu is now epidemic in Ky.

    By MELISSA PATRICK

    Kentucky Health News

    The state Department for Public Health says this season’s influenza activity is now considered an epidemic.

    Health officials warned this season’s strain of the flu virus can be extremely serious, even deadly – and not just for those in high-risk categories. In general, children, the elderly, extremely obese people, and those with chronic health conditions or weak immune systems are considered at higher risk of getting the flu.

  • RAIDER ROYALTY

    Isabella Hines and Troy Grieshaber were named Homecoming queen and king for the 2018 basketball season.

  • Ohio River ice proved destructive to maritime trade a century ago

    The oppressive arctic conditions that prevailed throughout the Ohio River Valley and along the river’s tributaries in the winter of 1917-18 continued late into January. The 12th day of 1918 “was probably the coldest and most disagreeable day experienced in a century,” reported the Monthly Weather Review. Temperatures remained below zero all day, according to the National Weather Service.

  • State police charges Trimble man with child sexual exploitation offenses

    A Pendleton man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Thursday and faces felony charges related to child sexual exploitation.