The kissing bug may sound like a virus that plagues the protagonist of a romantic comedy, but in fact, these insects are real, and one species does occur in Kentucky. These blood-feeding insects have received a lot of media attention due to the potential health effects of their bites in the southwestern United States. University of Kentucky extension entomologist Lee Townsend recently discussed what Kentuckians need to know about the insect.
Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too. Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year…but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again? Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has come forward with legislation to help businesses and individuals who wish to donate food to organizations that serve hungry Kentuckians.
“These measures would provide incentives and protections for those who want to join the fight against hunger in Kentucky,” Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said. “This is due to the work of the Hunger Task Force, which met for the first time last spring. This is just the beginning of our efforts to reduce food insecurity in the Commonwealth.”
Taylorsville Elementary School recently held their Spelling Bee. Spelling Bee contestants and winners were: Zaylie Jones, Malachi Temple, Caden Cole (1st place), AJ Peterman, Kameron Edge (Runner Up), Kyle P., Morgan Owens, and Annie Jo Goodlett.
Life is full of embarrassing moments, isn’t it? As a pastor, I have had my fair share, in the pulpit and out. I have stumbled over verses and gotten lost in my own sermons. One time, after a baptism, I quickly changed back into my suit and preached the sermon that morning with one pant leg stuck in my sock.