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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”.

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June is upon us and the heat is on. Time to soak up some sun and enjoy all the wonderful things that make summer great. When I was in school, summer break was a wonder of possibilities. Vacation, swimming, fishing, and just not having to get up early-those were the days! 

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Father’s Day is a the day for sending cards and gifts to dads, grandpas and all the important men “just like Dad” in our world…This is a time to say thank you for all the guidance, love and support they give their families throughout the year.

Trinity Shayanne Askins, 3 months, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at UKMC in Lexington, KY.

Ms. Diana Sue Merida, age 69 of Barbourville, was born in Barbourville, KY on October 23, 1950 to the late Charles Merida and Edith Mills Merida and departed this life on Monday, June 15, 2020 in the St. Joseph of London Hospital. She was a member of North Main Community Church and enjoyed f…

Barbourville, Kentucky - John William Alford, 91, of Corbin, passed away June 17, 2020. Mr. Alford's obit is currently being written and will be posted later this week.

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While sipping morning coffee, reading notes from friends and readers. I’m reminded that over the years the privilege of writing Memories has gifted me with many friendships. I look upon each new day as a gift and feel blessed to have loyal readers.

When I was younger, I got to spend a lot of summers at my Aunt Arthena’s house. My mother has a good sized family and luckily I was blessed with a mixture of aunts and uncles, each with their own personality.  My Aunt Arthena has the heart of a child. Always cheerful, and would jump in the p…