Randy Speck

Betty Reneau earns a Key to the City on her 90th

Posted May 24, 2023 at 11:42 am

Reader’s Write … by Randy Speck

Betty Reneau is the great-granddaughter of Isaac Tipton Reneau, who was born on Wolf River in 1805. Early in life he had a thirst for knowledge and resolved to get an education. His pursuit led him to become a school teacher.
When he was twenty-five years old, he began teaching at Clear Fork School and became very successful, developing a reputation as the best English scholar in Southern Kentucky.
After teaching for some years, he decided to become a physician, and later a minister in the Christian church.
Like her great-grandfather and others in her family, Betty has always desired to be a servant of the community.
Early on she dedicated her entire life to service. In 1958, she graduated from the College of the Bible in Lexington as the

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    Nobly they fell while fighting for liberty

    Posted April 14, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    Before the Korean Conflict there had been 39 military funerals in Clinton County, Kentucky, for WWII veterans (Source: The New Era, Oct. 1951). The first one held here for a Korean Conflict casualty was on December 2, 1951, when Luther

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    Hometown Heroes

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:48 am

    by Tammy Waid McClellan

    Wow! As I was driving through town Sunday after church I was pleasantly surprised by the “Hometown Heroes” banners that were displayed throughout our town.


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