• All humbling, no exalting...

    I had the privilege to attend and cover the Luke 14 event held in Hodgenville last Saturday.

    For those of you who haven’t heard or read, the event was held to honor people with disabilities as well as their families and caretakers. The event featured games, activities and entertainment by people with a wide variety of disabilities.

  • How I became a 'former' city girl

    Prior to my parents moving to Kentucky and eventually New Haven, my experience outdoors consisted of playing in our small yard, riding my bike up and down the sidewalk in front of our house as well as picnicking and hiking in the Metro Parks in Cleveland, Ohio. We would also go on camping trips to Kentucky; that’s when my parents fell in love with this state.

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  • Help your children eat healthier

    As with many adults, getting kids to eat healthier is easier said than done. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get your family eating more nutritious foods.

    · Allow children to help with the preparation of meals. When they do, allow them to create fun shapes with food. Children are more likely to eat what they prepare.

    · Add vegetables to existing meals. For example, add lettuce to sandwiches. Add fruits like strawberries, blueberries and bananas to breakfast cereals and oatmeal.

  • A busy summer at the Chamber

    By Krista Levee

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce again this year participated in the Pride of the Counties booth at the Kentucky State Fair. We want to thank everyone who visited and volunteered during the 10 day event. It is a huge undertaking and it would not be possible without the continuous support from our chamber members and community volunteers.

  • Guys Read Program Kick off coming

    By Sheree Priddy


    As I’ve begun to put together our Guys Read book club and started digging further into the topic, I have discovered multiple websites and books dedicated to the topic of boys and reading. There is a website called ‘Boys Rock, Boys Read’ where two men blog about books for boys. Besides GuysRead.com, there is also a boysread.org website. All of these are dedicated to promoting books that will be more in line with the topics and tastes of young males.

  • Manufacturing month showcases career opportunities

    Employers, educators and community organizations across Kentucky are turning their attention to the manufacturing sector, one of the commonwealth’s most significant job creators and economic engines.

    October is Manufacturing Month in Kentucky and October 2 is the fourth annual national Manufacturing Day. The designation gives manufacturers an opportunity to increase awareness of modern manufacturing, the skills it relies on and the career opportunities it offers.

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  • CFPB created to protect

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or CFPB was created four years ago and is specifically mandated to protect American consumers in the financial marketplace.

    The federal agency writes and enforces rules for financial institutions and maintains a website where consumers can make inquiries and file complaints at www.consumerfinance.gov

  • It’s a morality issue, not a gun issue

    I’m still in shock after hearing the news about two reporters who were killed in a violent shooting on August 26 in Roanoke, Virginia.

    WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward were fatally shot while filming a news segment on live TV.

    The gunman, who was later identified as Vester Lee Flanagan II, was a former WDBJ employee. Flanagan videoed the shooting and posted it on his social media sites moments later. Flanagan then took his own life that afternoon.