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Today's Features

  • Elaine Koch of Taylorsville recently received an award for her service through the Southern Baptist and Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief ministry.
    The awards were presented last Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of the annual Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Roundtable.
    A member of Redemption Hill Baptist Church in Fisherville, Koch received the Joel W. Phillips Outstanding Achievement Award.
    Two outstanding achievement awards are presented annually from among nominees across the country.

  • Somebody suggested that I needed to do an off the wall column today. I’m not sure exactly what that means, but it got me to thinking about the clichés and expressions we hear all the time. For example, “off the wall,” or “think outside the box.”

  • This morning, I was thinking about how hard it was for me to control my tongue. Here are some of the troubles I have: many times I get started talking and don’t know when to stop. Many times I blurt in when someone else is talking and many times I have said something that did not come out the way I meant it to be, but if I tried to correct it it only got worse. This is just a few ways that I have mentioned losing control of my tongue and I am sure there are many more. I hope everyone does not have the same trouble controlling their tongue.

  • Melinda Ashley Pritchard and Kevin Samuel Bridgman were married Dec. 17 at Reformed Baptist Church in Louisville.

  • Ashley Nolan and Robert Thomas announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed at YH America in Versailles.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice at Eastern Kentucky University and is employed as a deputy with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department.
    A wedding is planned for Sept. 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Old Union Holiness Church in London.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • 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.