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Today's Features

  • One of the oldest and best of the truly American dishes enjoyed all across our country is corn pudding — sweet, just-ripe summer corn freshly cut from its cob, delicately seasoned and bound in a rich custard. It’s so popular that many Americans may be better acquainted with its out of season version made with canned cream-style corn. But while that’s good, it simply can’t compare with one made from fresh-from-the-field corn so naturally sweet that some old cookbooks suggested serving it with wine sauce as a dessert.

  • Because divorce has a tendency to affect all areas of life, it is vitally important for those who have been, or are presently going through divorce, to be of some assistance to help each individual to make sure they keep on having hope that life goes on. The process of divorce can leave one believing that life is over (at least it feels that way). Today’s article will hopefully begin to help in the rebuilding process that keeps life intact and develops a quality of life, although that may presently seem impossible.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    What resources can you recommend to help seniors with incurable vision impairment? My wife has macular degeneration and has become very discouraged.
    Looking for Help

    Dear Looking,
    Unfortunately, there are nearly 2 million Americans, like your wife, living with macular degeneration today, making everyday tasks like cooking dinner, reading the newspaper or watching television extremely challenging. Here are some resources that can help.

    Vision Rehabilitation

  • Philip and Elaine Ingram will have their 50th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Plum Creek Baptist Church.

  • Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program is now underway. Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience as a way to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • I am getting ready to head back to U of L where I teach two courses, so I really need to get organized. The garden is still producing and time needs to be spent on turning some of the bounty into things that can be enjoyed during the winter months. I have had the dehydrator going every day this last week drying apples, peaches and berries, cherry tomatoes and potatoes. Plus, predictions of rising food costs (ironically, current reports indicate that grain and sugar prices are affecting prices now, and I don’t eat much of that.)

  • Although we have had some rains here in Spencer County that other parts of the state haven’t had, our lawns are showing some of the effects of the hot, dry weather over the last couple of months.  If your lawn looks bad and needs some renovation, we are coming into the best time of the year to do some seeding.

  • As we look at Paul when he wrote the Philippians, first let’s take a look at the condition he was in.
    Philippians 1:23-24 says, “For I am in a strait betwixt two having a desire to depart and to be with Christ, which is far better. Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.”
    As we look at Paul even though he was a prisoner, he still held up the name of Jesus and wanted to see the Philippians do the same. In his writing to them, he always upheld the name of Jesus.

  • Today I was at the store and I noticed that a half-gallon of milk cost about $2.20, while a gallon cost about $2.90. Does that strike anyone as a little strange? Only 70 cents for that second half-gallon?
    But then again a couple of days ago I was buying some canned dog food. Now it is certainly easier to buy a shrink wrapped package of 6 or twelve cans, but then I looked at the price. For the same dog food, the individual cans were considerably LESS expensive per can. Does something seem wrong with that?