Scrabble OK’s 300 words in new dictionary

Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few. Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary” this week, four years after the last freshening up. The company, at the behest of Scrabble owner Hasbro Inc., left out one possibility […]

ZZ Top-founder Gibbons right at home on new LP

Billy F. Gibbons, “The Big Bad Blues” (Concord Records) Audio Review Billy F. Gibbons hasn’t strayed far from the blues but after a 2015 solo debut awash in Afro-Cuban influences, “The Big Bad Blues” is a sort of homecoming in more ways than one — the very ZZ Top-like opening track, “Missin’ Yo’ Kissin,’” among the record’s best, was penned […]

Bluegrass concert planned

The Kingscreek Volunteer Fire Department will host a bluegrass concert fundraiser at 6 p.m., October 6, featuring Sunrise Ridge and Will Caudill & Route 7 at the fire department on Hwy. 160. Admission is $8 and dinners will also be available for purchase. All candidates are welcome. For more information, call Bill Meade at (606) 633-9632.

Louisville to host Seger’s final tour

DETROIT New dates including December 8 in Louisville are being added as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band prepare for what they say is their final tour. Promoters announced Tuesday that tickets will go on sale September 28 for Seger’s December 8 show at the KFC Yum! Center. A presale event will be held September 26. Shows have also […]

Bring Tuscany to the Table, Simple, Flavorful Recipes for Fall Entertaining

Take time this fall to slow down and experience the pure delight of great-tasting food with family and friends. Savoring the moment is at the heart of Tuscan-inspired entertaining, where everyone has a seat at the table to enjoy simple and delicious dishes that boast authentic flavor and incorporate quality ingredients. With a passion for the simplicity of Italian food […]

An appetite for avocados

I adore avocados! They’re a guilt-free creamy indulgence that works beautifully in everything from appetizers to desserts. Avocados are considered a fruit — one of the few fruits or vegetables that contain fat. The fat in avocados is unsaturated and is heart-healthy. Did you know that per ounce, avocados have 60 percent more potassium than bananas? According to the Centers […]

Your guide to the new fall TV season

LOS ANGELES There’s so much television to watch or pretend to watch — have you really followed all of wrenching “The Handmaid’s Tale” or even heartwarming “This Is Us”? — the guru who coined the term “peak TV” is upping the ante. John Landgraf, the erudite chief executive of FX Networks, warned that TV’s golden age may be morphing into […]

Here are 6 new shows worth watching

LOS ANGELES There’s more new television to watch than is humanly possible. But everyone has to make a timeallocation decision in the end, and that’s what we’re here to help with. Consider the list below a tip sheet to get you going on the fall TV season. Each of the six shows has something of note to offer, and some […]

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