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Monday's Man

  • Student becomes teacher

    Among his accomplishments, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College instructor Jeff Rivera can claim providing inspiration to students in the areas of electrical, science and robotics, and building a working hovercraft.

  • Art of Performance: Performance and Integrity

    s the regular baseball season comes to a close, a legend in baseball is retiring.

    Forty-year-old Derek Jeter is retiring as the starting shortstop of the New York Yankees. Jeter has been the most consistent performer for the Yankees since 1996. He has anchored five World Series championship teams and has helped the Yankees to be a perennial playoff team.

  • Art of Performance: Move on

    Some performances are not about doing a skill at its highest level but rather are focused on personal relationships. When faced with incredible emotional pain, we often do not know how we should respond.

    At the death of a loved one, it is appropriate to be overwhelmed and not be clear how life will move on from this tragedy.

  • Fall prevention for older adults

    Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences. Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.  

  • A little then and now about growing up

    Where I lived as a child, life always seemed boring. Sound familiar parents of youngsters in Hardin County?

    But now at 54 years of age and thankful to wake up every morning to meet a new day, I am filled with memories from growing up in that "boring'' town that left an indelible mark on my life and still leaves a smile on my face and in my mind.

  • The Art of Performance: Bonsai as a Cross Training Skill

    An important training adage is, “People perform as they train.” Training of skills is very important for any performance whether they are physical or mental skills.

  • The Art of Performance: Tim Howard becomes the face of U.S. soccer

    The FIFA World Cup just completed its final game. This is the soccer world championships, which are held every four years. The competition is open to all countries in the world which have to go through a qualifying process so that the top 32 teams of the world gather for the competition.

  • For Your Health: Summer safety reminders for you and your home

    By Donny Gill

  • Weise is public library's best friend

    Comedian Groucho Marx is attributed as saying “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”

    Jim Weise is outside of a dog in a big way.

    Weise was among those who helped re-establish Friends of the Hardin County Public Library last May, and he became president of the organization.

    “We started out with a book sale and had a second book sale,” Weise said.

    After the second book sale, membership grew from around 25 to about 67, he said.

  • The Art of Performance: Lessons learned from Clydesdales

    This is the season of the year more people pay attention to the horse world. The Triple Crown of horse racing has just been completed and lots of people paid attention.

    However, the focus of this article is about another type of spectacular horse. Recently, I had the opportunity to be up close and personal with the Anheuser-Busch Budweiser Clydesdales at Grants Farm in St. Louis. Grants Farm is part of the Busch estate and has housed their Clydesdales since 1954.