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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How to buy a new computer, part II
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Windows vs. Mac - which is right for you?
  • 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

  • Everyone needs caregiving at some time in their life

    Caregiving, in some capacity, is in all of our futures. At this moment there are approximately 40 million people providing unpaid care to someone over the age of 65. It’s a tough job that can affect your physical and mental health as well as your professional goals. You may struggle to find a balance between the needs of loved ones, your work and yourself.

  • Social media, percolator coffee and a carnival

    Have you ever gotten worn out from too much information? So much comes at us from all different directions. I’ve become numb as a result of oversaturation of social media and hyper-connectedness.