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Columns

  • Church signs

    I always love quotes and one-liners. Don’t you?  

  • Remembering Christmas 1944


    The following is a column written by Mackville native Leon Keeling. He served as news editor of The Harrodsburg Herald in Mercer County for 34 years. After his retirement in 1984, he continued to write columns for the Herald until his death in 2007. He was married to the former Imogene Buster, now of Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Register for Weigh Down Washington County 2011

                                  

    Do your part in making Washington Co. healthier.  A recent report stated that 33 percent of Washington County citizens are obese.  Of this number, 21 percent are children.  Be willing to set a good example for your children and grandchildren.  

  • Discover the "off" switch

  • A new day

    Well, hello there Washington County. It’s nice to meet you. 

  • Eating your way through the holidays

    You might not want to wake up on Jan. 2, 2011 with your tummy shaking like a bowl full of jelly.  There are some ways to cut down on high-calorie foods consumed at parties during the holidays.  You can indulge in festive holiday foods, but the amount and type are the concerns.

  • A glimmer of hope


    It’s been a tough week for world peace. Tensions between North and South Korea are severely strained after North Korea launched a deadly artillery attack last week.

  • Holy Darkness

    “In your deepest hour of darkness
    I will give you wealth untold.
    When the silence stills your spirit,
    will my riches fill your soul.”

    Lyrics to Holy Darkness
     
    Whenever I feel down, when I feel that I’m not just beat, but beaten, there is a touch from God which lets me know he’s still there.  It comes from the sound of children’s voices singing praise to our loving Almighty Lord in timeless messages through timeless songs.

  • Tiger Woods: A good role model?

    Do as I say, not as I do.
    I’ve heard people older than me use that phrase from time to time since I was a young boy. I don’t agree with it in general, but it could possibly be worth listening to after all.
    This time last year, Tiger Woods had it all together. He was the top golfer in the world, and he enjoyed a flashy, jet-setting lifestyle that almost anyone would envy. He had a beautiful wife and two children. Oh, and he was also listed as the first professional athlete to earn more than $1 billion in his career, according to Forbes Magazine.

  • Gracious gifts from God

    “My Uncle Mordecai saved my father by shooting an Indian who was creeping up on him with a tomahawk.”

    Abraham Lincoln

    You might know that Abraham Lincoln was president when he issued his famous 1863 proclamation establishing a day of thanks for the “gracious gifts of the Most High God.” This officially recognized what we know today as “Thanksgiving.”