Before the game, the drums rolled, trumpets sounded, and everyone stood up as the band played the National Anthem. Often a singer will come to the microphone to do the Anthem. Many times we wish that would not happen. All singers are not created equal and the Anthem is difficult to sing. Eve…

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I don’t know about you all, but one of my favorite lazy Sunday activities has to be watching cooking shows. So, this week’s recipe comes from Trisha Yearwood. Her show, called Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, is among my favorites because her recipes are easy, cheap and have great southern flavors…

For young people whose parent passes away, Social Security is here. Losing a parent is both emotionally painful and, often times, devastating to a family’s finances. In the same way that Social Security helps to lift up the disabled and seniors when they need it, we support families when an …

Childhood should be carefree. Every child deserves to feel safe, cared for, and nurtured. This includes the nearly 10,000 Kentucky children in foster care and almost 100,000 in kinship care, a rate which is more than double the national average. They are not responsible for the circumstances…

July Fourth is such a fun holiday.  Every year my friends and family always get together at my dad’s house for a big cookout and fireworks. I don’t know about you, but I will always cherish the memory of going to the firework stands last minute to see if you can get any good deals.  Then we …

Tom knew everything as expressed in inflated expert opinions.

Let’s take a walk and experience some of the pleasures and treasures of Bell County. Go south on 25E out of Pineville through The Narrows for a mile. Take the first right that borders Lake Mistake and the last three holes of Wasioto Winds golf course. Park at the fork in the road. If you wan…

Fruity foods are my favorite during the summer. I love having a big bowl of berries in the refrigerator to eat on throughout the week, and fruit over ice cream is always a special treat. But I will say, my absolute favorite way to eat fruit is with savory dishes. It’s the perfect way to make…

Many times, parents equate disciplining their children with punishment. But there is a completely different way to think about discipline and still raise productive, respectful adults who are successful members of society.

As I said last week, I’m attempting the Keto diet; thus, I have been looking up a lot of new recipes for inspiration. I came across one that reminded me of my dad last Saturday and since it was just Father’s Day I thought it would be a great one to share.

The man’s story begins: At 18 years old, my whole life had been spent in and out of institutions – group homes, 30-day homeless shelters, temporary foster parents and a juvenile detention center. Now I found myself in jail. My bail was set at $500. My charge was burglary in the second degree…