9:00 PM Jun 24, 2015
Using a slow cooker is super easy. It is one of the best time-saving appliances in the kitchen. It is great for beginning cooks as well as experienced ones. All you have to do is fill it and turn it on. If you’re new to slow cooking, definitely read through the user manual so you know any quirks or requirements of your particular cooker.
8:05 PM Jun 24, 2015
We are currently experiencing some very hot weather conditions with daytime highs in the low to upper 90’s and increased humidity. The heat index has already exceeded 100 degrees. Everyone knows these are very uncomfortable conditions. Hot weather and high humidity are also uncomfortable for livestock. Hot weather and high humidity reduces breeding efficiency, milk production, feed intake and weight gain. It can take a toll.
5:00 PM Jun 24, 2015
Teacher unions and the complex collective bargaining system that they employ have come under intense criticism lately.
10:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
The first official day of summer was Monday, and it seems like it gets hotter outside every minute. Since we are in the full swing of summer and topping out at about 95 degrees outside everyday, everyone’s favorite thing to do now is to go and cool off at the pool.
9:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
The Gladeville Procrastinators Club held its monthly meeting at the Gladeville General Store last week. It was postponed several times before they actually had it.
3:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
As I write this, Maureen and I are with my brother Joe and his wife, the novelist Carla Neggers in Tuosist, Cork County, Ireland.
2:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
As the last few days and weekend have unfolded, we’ve seen a lot of talk about the tragic events that took place in Charleston, S.C., last week.
12:00 PM Jun 22, 2015
June 21 is Father’s Day. We think it’s one of the greatest days of the year. Why? Because we’re going to get a bunch of neckties from our children…probably the same ones off the rack that you’ll give to your dads? Sure.
8:00 AM Jun 22, 2015
I have heard people state they do not need to fill out the duplicate “convention” card because they don’t play conventions.
10:00 AM Jun 21, 2015
When you work in an industry in which you try to serve people in times of need, there are times you feel touched by what you see, grateful for what you have and honored to be of assistance.
8:00 AM Jun 21, 2015
Summer vacations can be expensive especially when it comes to gas expense. What’s a “need it now” traveler and all-around saver supposed to do to save money at the pumps?
6:00 PM Jun 20, 2015
Everyone in Wilson County has felt the heat this past week. With temperatures reaching near 3-digit levels a handful of days it became apparent that this is going to be one hot summer!
6:00 PM Jun 20, 2015
“It’s not only moving that creates new starting points. Sometimes all it takes is a subtle shift in perspective, an opening of the mind, an intentional pause and reset, or a new route to start to see new options and new possibilities.” — Kristin Armstrong
8:00 PM Jun 19, 2015
How parents guide their children into adulthood is nearly as varied as the number of parents. On one end of the spectrum are parents that drive their kids into a particular profession with no regard for the desires or skills of the child.
7:00 PM Jun 19, 2015
Having served as a pastor for more than half a century (Wow, do I feel old.) I have heard people make statements, which puzzled me. Sometimes they were “comments” that seemed to come out of nowhere.
4:00 PM Jun 19, 2015
It’s time for us to start thinking of moving into a smaller house -- a house with only one level, with less to clean and repair. We’ve decided we don’t want to spend the rest of our lives vacuuming rooms we don’t use, dusting things we don’t need and washing things we don’t want anymore.
3:00 PM Jun 19, 2015
A look at who got thumbs-up for the week

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