Medical marijuana facility gets go-ahead

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. The proposed medical marijuana growth facility last week sailed through the Jefferson County Commission’s review and approval process without a hitch. In no more than 15 minutes, Planning Official Shannon Metty introduced the proposal; engineer…

Reporter’s Corner:

To my father, from his daughter After only a few months after his 20th birthday, my dad became – well, a dad. He was a skinny kid, a firefighter and would soon be entering Army boot camp. When I look…

Teenagers learn self-defense

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. Before the school year ended, Sally Beshears, the grandmother of a soon-to-be graduating high school senior, became nervous about her grand-daughter going off to college; it would be a new school, new location, new people…

This month in history

June 14, 1775 – The first U.S. Military service, the Continental Army consisting of six companies of riflemen, was established by the Second Continental Congress. The next day, George Washington was appointed by a unanimous vote to command the army.…

Women in agriculture

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. For as long as agriculture has been a part of society, women have worked equally alongside men to run the fields, farms, ranches and orchards that bring forth the bounty of vegetables, dairy products and…