The type of tomato you use often affects the quality of salsas. Paste tomatoes, such as Roma, have firmer flesh and produce thicker salsas than large slicing tomatoes, although both types make good salsas. Salsa can be thickened by adding tomato paste.
Use only high quality tomatoes for canning salsa or any other tomato product. Poor quality or overripe tomatoes will yield a very poor salsa and may spoil.
Kim Whitley has stepped down from her seven-year tenure as principal at Boston School. Lori Indalecio, a former counselor and assistant principal elsewhere in the Nelson County School District, has been named interim principal.
Whitley announced her retirement after a 31-year career in education, including seven years in Nelson, five years in LaRue County and 19 years in Meade County.
Don’t forget Thursday’s meeting about National Register designation for more downtown locations. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln Museum Community Room and is open to property owners who have received letters from the Heritage Council and to the public. This is an informational meeting about the meaning of historic designation to the property owner and to the city and other property owners. Main Street is hosting the meeting at the request of the Kentucky Heritage Council.
KET’s “Lincoln: ‘I, Too, Am a Kentuckian,’” a Kentucky Life special following Lincoln from his birth in a log cabin on the Kentucky frontier to the White House, was awarded three regional Emmy Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Producers Joy Flynn and Marsha Hellard won Emmys in the Historical Documentary category for the program. Videographer Matthew Grimm won in the Photography category, and Brent Abshear and Chuck Burgess received Emmys in the Audio category.
“If anything is excellent of praiseworthy – think about such things” Philippians 4:8
You don’t have more problems than other people – you just think about them more often.
Stop: go back and reread that sentence. Take a moment and consider what it means. It’s what you think about that produces how you feel. If you don’t believe that, try getting angry without first having angry thoughts or getting sad without first having sad thoughts. You can’t do it, can you?
The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks volleyball team started the season in fine form with three consecutive straight-set victories over Taylor County, North Hardin and Caverna.
The Hawks beat Taylor Aug. 10 with scores of 25-22 and 25-12. Molly Kennedy led the way with 14 assists and three kills. Junior Brea Huhn had six kills and four aces while her sister Melanie Huhn had five kills and three aces.
The Magnolia Class of 1952 met July 25 at Paula’s Hot Biscuit’s Restaurant in Hodgenville. Those attending were Randy Cruse, Randall Johnson, Bobbie Miller, James Richardson, Marvin Curry, J.T. Hines, Adrian Loyall, Eva "BeBe" McCubbins, Carolyn Price Milby, Lou Tharpe Turner, Margaret Fulkerson Wilson, Joyce Druen Bennett, Phyllis Waggoner Hazle and Melva Hornback Hatcher.