July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Community Calendar

July 9 — Bluegrass Circle will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.   More...

Ralph Stanley tribute this week

In honor of the late Ralph Stanley, Appalshop will present a memorial screening of Herb E. Smith’s 2000 documentary “The Ralph Stanley Story”, to be followed by questions and answers with the filmmaker. More...

Basketball camp July 11-12

Kelah Eldridge, a graduate of Letcher County Central High School and University of Pikeville basketball player, is hosting a basic skills and fundamental basketball camp from 10 am. More...

We often take much for granted

Happy and safe Fourth of July everyone!  As I start this column there’s a soft rain falling. I sat on the porch for a little while to enjoy the quiet and to watch it rain. More...

Which of the new safety features are worth it?

Dear Car Talk:  More...

Cowgirls on the mini-farm

“We need a mini-farm,” my wife said, “where can we spread out and do more things.  So we bought one. It had 13 acres. More...

Strange but True

• It was noted American poet and feminist Adrienne Rich who made the following sage observation: “Language is as real, as tangible, in our lives as streets, pipelines, telephone switchboards, microwaves, radioactivity, cloning laboratories More...

More Larry Vaught: Grid coach talks; ex-UK great helps disabled veterans

Offense is about execution. If you are not disciplined and do all the little things right, that is going to separate us. More...

Senior Fellowship was a great success

Check out our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center.  The Senior Fellowship was a great success the last week of June. More...

My printing department files for thirteen years

My Headquarters Pacific Division (PACO) at Hickam Fields, Hawaii, assumed command of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., from Strategic Air Command (SAC), on July 1, 1958.  We were now Western Transport Air Force (WESTAF). More...

SOCCER

— Buckley Ann Sparks, daughter of Keith and Michelle Sparks of Bardstown, plays soccer for the U 14 age group for the Nelson elite soccer team. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the Book of Rehoboam in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From Genesis 4, what righteous man started the practice of herding sheep? Adam, Cain, Abel, Job  3. More...

Marinate salmon in juice

I try to get fish on my family’s table two or three times a week. The research describing the incredible heart and brain benefits to eating fish, especially fatty fish like salmon, is compelling.  An extra bonus? More...