A call from cousin stirs memories

Struttin’ Time:

The years have slipped by like the white lines on the highway at 60 miles an hour. Struttin’ Time started as a thought of two friends of mine, Dean and Nina Cornett of Blackey. Sharon, my wife, and I had bought a farm years earlier in West Virginia, and when we retired we were going to stay there most of […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A more harmonious aspect favors all relationships. Family ties with mates and children are strengthened. Libra is Cupid’s choice to win the amorous Aries’ heart. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The bold Bull is ready to take on fresh challenges. Expect some opposition as you plow new ground — but supporters will outnumber […]

The Eyes Have It

Recent research from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, funded by the California Table Grape Commission, suggests that eating grapes may help contribute to eye health. The laboratory study showed that a grape-enriched diet preserved the retina’s structure and function against damaging oxidative stress. Findings from two earlier laboratory studies at different universities also showed that […]

2016-07-27 E-Edition

Jeff Gordon to the rescue

The only thing out of the ordinary at the sight of Jeff Gordon crawling behind the wheel of a Hendrick Motor Sport’s Chevrolet on Sunday at Pocono was that he got in the No. 88 instead of the No. 24 that he made famous. Gordon was filling in for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed his second consecutive race after suffering […]


RECAPS JULY 25 – 29 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Wyatt, Liam, Steffy and Eric make their way to Monte Carlo for the Spencer Summit. During a private conversation with Eric, Liam vents about how Quinn ruined his life and how he feels sorry for the next person she dates. Steffy is touched when she overhears Liam profess his […]

A Caprese salad that’s fit for swimsuit model

The Caprese salad of fresh mozzarella, basil and tomatoes is universally loved. I personally make it all summer long and although I mix up the tomatoes based on what I can buy at the farmers’ market, it is virtually the same every time. Since it is tomato season and we waited a long time for this moment, I looked for […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

A reminder on using spinner baits

There are many good baits for bass, and one of the best is the spinner bait. One of the biggest things that makes the spinner bait so good is that it is one of the most versatile baits you can fish. The spinner bait works mainly off two things — flash and vibration. Both of these have a place and […]

Check your KEES accounts for accuracy

Kentucky high school students and 2016 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy. KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International […]

The mysterious rise in meat allergies

DEAR DR. ROACH: I heard that there is a sudden surge in people coming down with severe meat allergies. Is there any information as to why, after years of eating red meat, you suddenly can become extremely allergic? — E.V. ANSWER: Meat allergies are uncommon; however, there has been a recent surge of meat allergies due to tick bites. I […]