United Methodist Women At Wesley Memorial Meet Sunday

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The United Methodist Women at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6314 East Brainerd Road, will meet this Sunday, at 9 a.m. in the Library.


Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church To Host Clothing Giveaway On May 23

Senior Pastor Carlos D. Williams and the historic Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church will host a free clothing giveaway and fellowship luncheon for the community on  Saturday, May 23 . Items to be given away include, but are not limited to, new and gently used clothing for men, women, boys, and girls. The event will take place from  11 a.m.-2 p.m.  at ... (click for more)

Holy Temple Church of God Plans Adult Day Care/Nursing Home, Apartments

Holy Temple Church of God is proposing to build an adult daycare/nursing home and two apartment buildings on its two-acre property at 1103 Crutchfield St. The daycare/nursing home would have 6,000 square feet. There would be four units in each of the apartment buildings. The adult daycare/nursing home parking is to be located at the rear of the building and accessed from ... (click for more)

Ganns/Falling Water School Way Over Budget

The final figure for the new Ganns/Falling Water School is way over budget, county officials said Wednesday. However, the County Commission voted to proceed on the $29,414,000 project. Gary Waters of the county schools said his estimate had been $25 million and he was surprised at the amount of the school bid that was awarded to Rentenbach Constructors. He said in lean times ... (click for more)

Hutcherson Says Erlanger Board To Be More Transparent; Dinner Meetings To Be Open

Erlanger Board Finance Chairman Donnie Hutcherson said the board plans to be more transparent. He said Erlanger's legal staff will review topics that might be covered in a closed meeting. He stated, "This will be based on a very conservative interpretation of applicable statutes and other guidance; therefore, more items will be discussed in open session." Mr. Hutcherson also ... (click for more)

The Swat Heard 'Round The World

If one can reach Toya Graham, the lady who whipped her boy and brought  him home from a life of crime in Baltimore, I want to give her a  nomination for my Bill of Rights Award.  This was a beautiful move and one which I call The Swat Heard 'Round the World.  Mind you, if it had been a white lady whipping her child to save her child from crime, she would ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Lamar Is Embarrassing

Senator Lamar Alexander, who has wonderfully dedicated his life in public service to others, is treading on a treacherous tightrope. The former U.S. Secretary of Education should have had the horse sense to know that playing footsie with the state’s repugnant “Big Lick” crowd of animal abusers will end in disaster. But he clearly embarrassed himself earlier this week when he introduced ... (click for more)