Barbourville Mayor David Thompson and Knox County Judge Executive Mike Mitchell came together to sign a proclamation declaring the week of May 16 to May 22 as Emergency Medical Services Week.
During this past March Women’s History Month, I had two more articles to write when I fell and broke my wrist. Since my cast prevented me from typing and organizing my remaining articles, I submitted some articles from past years until my wrist healed.
Now that we Spring has arrived and hopefully all the "mini winters" and late frosts have passed, my mind is working overtime on all the things I want to do! I need to be mulching, gardening, cleaning, and of course there are tons of fun activities too. I love grilling, bonfires, and just sit…
There are real reasons why we have a hard time shedding those extra pounds. Facing the facts and understanding those reasons may increase our chances of success. Aside from the obvious reasons - food is good, exercise is hard, and time is short - there are many other factors that affect weig…
The last 14 months of the COVID-19 pandemic have been tough on our nation, our state and our community. When the first cases were reported, none of us imagined that this healthcare crisis would last this long, or affect so many. But it has, and we’ve withstood the test.
Knox County holds many firsts especially in the area of accomplishments made by numerous local women. In 2014, in honor of Women’s History Month, I began writing about our local Knox County’s women who have made history by achieving extraordinary things.