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Congratulations to Knox Central High School on THREE regional championships! Our boys basketball team, the boys basketball cheerleading squad, and the girls basketball cheerleading squad all won the region. Way to go!

The front porch was a place grandma welcomed everyone to “sit a spell” to talk and he neighborly. Those neighborly visits encouraged family and community subjects openly discussed. I term those talks, “front porch philosophy,” as a child I loved listening to grownups talk. Even if neighbors …

Despite all the rain, my Daffodils have sprouted up and bloomed as though they never saw a cloudy day. I have to admit, they have seen hard frosts and freezing winds but are nothing short of beautiful. I guess those daffodils are a lot like us, we can take a beating, but still stand strong. 

Do you remember the simple child’s prayer of faith, “Now I lay me down to sleep”? My mom taught this prayer to me long ago it was our ritual as we prepared for sleep each night. I remember being frightened by the line, “if I die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take”. I was a good-s…

Growing up, my peers always exclaimed, “I can’t wait to get out of here.” By here, they meant Barbourville.

Next year, the US Census Bureau will count all of us. And leaders in Frankfort are already looking ahead and expressing concern about the numbers. Knox County’s state Senator, and Senate President, Robert Stivers, talked about the redistricting process that will be required in 2020 & 202…