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Today's Features

  • The decision to save the Ashes Creek School and Yates (or Meyers) House log cabin from destruction when Taylorsville Lake was being formed was truly significant.
    “Ashes Creek” is indeed a creek, but it has always been considered a place like Briar Ridge, Possum Ridge or Hickory Ridge.
    Joellen Tyler Johnston wrote an excellent series on the history of Ashes Creek in 1993.

  • Risen Lord hosting Valentine’s dinner
    Risen Lord Lutheran church is hosting a free Valentine’s dinner Feb. 15 at 6:30 pm.
    The event is for couples and single people.
    There will be door prizes and entertainment after the meal.
    Reservations must be made by Feb. 13.
    Space is limited and on a first come basis by reservation. Call Julie at 502-477-6557 to make a reservation.
    There is no child care available for this event.

  • In the Gospel of John chapter 8, Jesus said to those listening to him: “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
    With these words, Jesus teaches us that truth is the means to freedom.
    Truth is a very important part of Jesus’ teaching. He called himself the truth when he said, [John 14:6] “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

  • I remember when I was a kid I loved snow days. An extra day off from school!  The snow falling was magical and beautiful and getting wet and cold playing out in all that white stuff didn’t seem to bother me.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    My 62-year-old sister was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and was surprised when the doctor told her that she’s probably had it or prediabetes for many years. My question is what determines prediabetes and how can you know if you have it?
    Surprised Senior

  • Love. It has many shapes, many forms of expressions, and many “flaws”. When the word love has been expressed by one of my many clients over the past four decades, it is often misunderstood or unaccepted.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    Can you recommend some popular work at home jobs for retirees? I’m interested in earning a little extra cash, but would also like to stay at home and have a flexible schedule.
    Recently Retired

  • Because I choose to subscribe and support the organization known as Parents Television Council, I receive information relative to what PTC has discovered is going on in the television industry that could be harmful to you and your children.
    In Volume 11, Number 5, of the PTC Insider, there is a quote from Peter Chernin, president of News Corp., the parent company of the FOX TV network: “[We will] fight to the end for our ability to put controversial, offensive, and even tasteless content on the air” (Broadcasing and Cable, Oct. 21, 2008).

  • I must admit, in my life I have broken a dish or two, we probably all have.  But have you ever broken one of those supposedly “unbreakable” dishes? I won’t name names, because in fact these dishes do seem incredibly durable.  But they don’t just break, they almost blow up!