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Today's Features

  •   The Sunrise Manor and Friends art exhibit at the Lincoln Museum Community Room showcases local talent. This display shows items exhibited by W.D. Burden, Emogene Gardner, Nancy Sprowles, K. Brey, Silver Angels Day Care, Dolly Marcum, Mary Lou Owen and Evelyn Gibbons. There will be a reception 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The public is invited. 

  •  Many of us think of our “bucket” lists with a wistful eye toward sandy beaches, cruises to ports unknown or helicopter rides. For Joseph Kareth, a 94-year-old Hosparus patient, his dream trip included a much shorter and simpler journey.  He wanted to go to his own basement. With the help of his Hosparus nurse Melissa Griffin and certified nursing assistant Jorge Rosabal, Joseph recently made it down a flight of stairs for the first time in nearly a year. 

  •  Contentment is learned. It does not come instantaneously. The situations of life are the schoolhouse for learning contentment. 

    But some people never learn to be contented and the result is their lives are unfulfilled, unsatisfied and unhappy.

    The Apostle Paul in Philippians 4:11-19 gives four insights into contentment.  First, Paul says learn not to compare yourself to others.

  •  It has been more than 150 years since the first battle of the Civil War, but it is estimated that thousands of individuals spend billions of dollars each year to participate in or attend Civil War reenactments.

    Kim Miller-Spillman, an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, has spent her career researching historical re-enactors to learn the importance of period clothing in recreating historical events and in their lives.

  •  Do not speak evil of one another brethren. (James 4:11)

    “Do not speak evil” covers more than slander, extending to any form of speaking against someone, including truth, if it is delivered in a harsh and unkind way.  Speech is evil when it is motivated by the desire to harm others or to exalt oneself. 

    Sin cannot be understood or described without reference to self-centeredness. “The flesh” is self-focused.  Carnality is self-expression in behalf of a person’s own interests. 

  •  Each week, set aside a few dollars and put it into a savings account or into a piggy bank at home. Make sure you have one account for yourself and one for your child. As weeks go buy, you and your children can watch your respective savings grow. Be sure to stick with your savings plan and only spend your savings on things you really want. By doing this you will not only start to save yourself, but will also help your child start to save as well.

    Set a goal, make a plan, save automatically, with your children.

  •  About 50 people volunteered to donate blood at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s fifth annual blood drive as part of the school’s Pint Size Heroes program. Above, David Fox, grandfather of fourth grade hero Lillyan Beverly, donated blood. He also helped the school promote the event.  

  •  The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in September and October.

    Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Todd and Kim Estes of Cecilia and Patrick and Amy E. Helm of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Michelle Helm, to Jonathan Charles Brand, son of Joseph and Jane Brand of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed at Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and a 2010 graduate of WKU. He is employed at JB Hunt in Park City.