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February is nearly over, but yet winter is not. You may have noticed that it's not getting dark as early, tulips, and daffodils are near bloom and it feels like April showers times 10 but we are still within the grasp of old man winter. Most often, this is the time of year is when we get our…

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Back in the day I grew up all that was for sure was the present moment. On that day there was not a lot of time to worry about the future. To insure shelter and food on the table families became absorbed in daily activities working and living off the land. I feel memories for this era are ri…

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We often use the terms heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not the same medical issue. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A heart attack i…

Weighted blankets, also known as gravity blankets, have been used for years by mental health experts as a type of pressure therapy. They have recently become popular with the general public who believe the weighted blankets can help relieve stress, improve sleep, and calm children with atten…

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Valentine's Day is a holiday that you will either love or hate, and it all depends on if you're celebrating with a significant other or by yourself. It's considered the most romantic holiday and an opportunity to show loved ones how much you care about them. What better way to show you care …

I’ve heard it said, that your living is determined not so much by what life brings you as by the attitude you bring to life, Not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

This is the 6th year that I have published articles featuring prominent African American citizens from Barbourville and surrounding areas who have contributed to the betterment of the region.  This week’s article features Keith Greene whose photo is shown above.   You may already know Keith …