Meade Talks: NICKI SMITH

Every week, Meade Talks sits down with a citizen and asks a series of questions about their life in Meade County! This week’s citizen is Nicki Smith.

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What I Learned From Senior Year

This week I, and over 300 other students at Meade County High School (MCHS), officially began the last semester of my senior year. It’s crazy to think that in two months my four-year journey through high school will be over. Over the past seven months, I’ve laughed with my friends, filled out several college applications,…

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What You Need to Know About Meade County’s Comprehensive Plan

Citizens of Meade County, and the readership of The Meade County Messenger, might have heard about the county’s Comprehensive Plan, or COMPLAN. It has been referenced repeatedly in recent weeks as concerned community members share their views about the possible expansion of the Battletown quarry. But, what is the COMPLAN, and where can it be…

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Ladywaves Lose in a Close One

The Stuart Pepper Middle School Ladywave volleyball team seemed to get off to a great start in their game against the East Hardin Middle School Lady Rebels on March 5. In their first set, the Ladywaves were able to jump out to a four-point lead on the Lady Rebels before they were able to get…

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Netflix Recommendation: ‘The Carrie Diaries’

Though it was released in 2013 on the CW, ‘The Carrie Diaries’ series is on Netflix for viewers to enjoy the adventures of a 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw. The rom-com series is a ‘Sex and The City’ prequel and also a spin-off from the book, meaning that although the character Carrie Bradshaw is from ‘Sex in…

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Lt. Hale Wreath Laying Remembrance and Memorial

Despite the stormy weather, over 20 people gathered to honor Lt. Hale and other POW-MIA soldiers. The memorial began with the Presentation of Colors. Lt. Hale’s story was told at his memorial, including his disappearance over the Quang Tri Provence of South Vietnam on March 8, 1971.                 

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OES Pin Presentations

It was a night of celebrating for Vine Grove Chapter # 122, Order of the Eastern Star. Sister Hope Ready received her 50-year pin. There to do the honors for her was Sister Tammy Sizemore. Hope first became a member of Eastern Star at Naomi Chapter # 14 in Louisville on Jan. 09, 1969.   

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Local Bowler Plays Perfect Game

On February 27, local bowler Todd Medley played a perfect game. As a member of one of the local Men’s League teams, Medley bowls every Wednesday evening at Lynn’s Pins in Brandenburg. A perfect game in bowling means a score of 300 points. To get such a score, the bowler must bowl 12 strikes, where…

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U.S. Army Women’s Leadership Forum

On February 14, the U.S. Army held a Women’s Leadership Forum at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The goal of the roundtable discussion was to inform attendees about the difficulties in recruiting women into the Army, and discussing leadership opportunities for enlisted women.     

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