Imagination and technology are a powerful combination that when brought together can create unimaginably fantastic results – Russell Primary School's (RPS) new S.T.E.A.M. Lab is a vivid example of what can happen.
Starting a new business is always risky. When we launched Bridges 15 years ago The Gallaher Group had been in the printing business for nearly three decades. In 2004, we recognized the need for a local magazine and as did the community itself. At the time there was not a single glossy publication that focused exclusively on the Tri-State as one community.
From the moment I knew what a writer was, I wanted to be one. Ask anyone who knew me from a young age and they will tell you I’ve always been a storyteller.
Growing up in Louisa, Kentucky, Tyson Compton couldn’t wait to leave the area, as he felt like he was born out of place. But, after a serious illness forced him to return home, Compton now can’t imagine living anywhere else.
As crisp air starts to sneak in, the goldenrod, asters, mums, and other late summer and fall flowers start to appear. School begins and schedules get hectic. Fairly quick but hearty meals are what we need to sustain us through the busy-ness of this time of year.
2-3 pounds tiny or new potatoes
2-3-pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of fat and silver skin
What constitutes a “good, well-rounded,” education? Ask a dozen parents and you will get as many different answers as they have children. For an increasing number of the world’s children, their parents are choosing to forego traditional public and private schools in order to craft a primary education that is inline with their values and standards and provides their definition of a “good, well-rounded education.”
Libraries have always been the door to a world of information and entertainment – a place where anyone, regardless of gender, race, income level or religion, has free access to knowledge. That’s a powerful thing.
When she was young, Kendra Winchester’s reaction to her big brother’s tease that girls couldn’t do x, y or z was to read a book where a female protagonist did just that. It was a prophetic glimpse for how Winchester would later respond to a lack of female authors being featured in her English literature master’s program.
When life throws out difficult situations, we make choices. “How do I react to this? Do I let it shape me negatively or do I become a catalyst for change?” Carly Carver, a reporter for the Ashland Daily Independent and mother of a child who has been diagnosed with autism, clearly chose the second option.
Owning land next to a national forest is like having a gateway to nature and a year-round pass to our set aside lands.
The words, “Show your love today,” are hard to miss on Diamond Lewis’s left arm. He had them inked there after undergoing a transformational personal change. “Looking inward - that’s the hardest thing a human can do. I had to do that. I am grateful for that,” he said, adding. “Without the support and love from my wife Lisa, my family and my friends there’s no way I’d make it.”
Friendships are sometimes difficult to maintain as one gets older. People are busy with work, and family, and often spending time with friends gets put on the backburner. For the past 10 years I have been meeting once a month with some high school friends. Those friends are Carol Bentley, Denise Havens and Pam Boone.