The Website for the National Turkey Federation - http://www.eatturkey.com/consumer/thanks.html provides tips for safely preparing and cooking your holiday turkey. Check out the links for thawing and thermometer guidelines. You can also check with the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline (1-888-674-6854) or Web site www.fsis.usda.gov. Look for the Turkey Basics link.
Michael A. Crain will be at Lincolns Loft 1-3 p.m. Nov. 21 for a book signing.
Crain’s book “Babbott and Babboo,” is about two fun-loving monkeys and their adventures.
Crain, the son of Agnes Crain and the late George H. Crain Sr., resides in Glasgow, but grew up on a farm in Buffalo with 10 siblings. He is an Army veteran of the Persian Gulf, Desert Shield/Desert Storm with the 101st Airborne Division.
The three credit bureaus have a central Web site and phone number from which you can order your report. One free report from each company can be ordered annually. You may order your reports from the three nationwide consumer reporting companies at the same time, or you can order them separately to have a free report every four months. To order, visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call toll free 1-877-322-8228.
Main Street’s Festival of Trees opened Saturday and was seen by a lot of local visitors plus a few from other states and England. Many local people were in town to visit the downtown shops holding holiday open house that day.
Hodgenville native Mary Daugherty was inducted into the Kentucky Poetry Society’s Executive Board at Pine Mountain Resort Park. Through KSPS, members have the opportunity to associate with fellow writers, develop lifelong friendships, exchange ideas, and learn from each other and from workshop leaders at annual meetings on how to sharpen writing skills and appreciation for the art of poetry.
Technology changes so rapidly with new gadgets invented every day. Many of us get caught up with purchasing the latest advances and do not think about how or when the device’s predecessor will be disposed.
Estimates show Kentuckians annually dispose of about 40,000 to 80,000 tons of electronic waste.
Fortunately, many Kentucky counties offer recycling programs for this waste, also known as e-scrap.
Electronics contain valuable materials including copper, precious metals or engineered plastic.