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Wednesday's Woman

  • Sherry Murphy welcomes area visitors for a living

    A GUIDE TO SHERRY MURPHY:

    Town of birth: Russellville

    Favorite TV shows: “Justified” (because it is set in Kentucky); “Law & Order” series; “Suits.”

    Favorite music: All kinds, particularly '80s; Adele; Train; The Script; Harry Connick Jr.

    Favorite genres of movies: Murder mysteries, thriller, suspense.

    Pets: None, due to extensive travel and being “kind of a neat freak.”

  • Speakers with Spark: Life is a test

    By Jeff Peden

  • Seminary graduate helps others, finds self

    On May 22, Paula Welch Strange graduated from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, which she hopes to use to help others.

    To reach that day in her life, the 50-year-old Elizabethtown resident had to face single parenthood, juggle multiple jobs simultaneously and surmount brain cancer.

  • The List: Selecting good fruits and vegetables

    The fresh fruits and vegetables of summer are at farmers markets and supermarkets and there are tricks to pick the best one. Overall, look for clean fruits and vegetables with no bruises or breaks in the skin, said Amy Aldenderfer, Hardin County extension agent for horticulture. Food also should be sold in clean one-time-use containers. And if it seems early for a particular fruit or vegetable to be available at a farmers market, ask the farmer where the food was grown.

  • The List: Sunglasses for all

    THE NEWS-ENTERPRISE

    As adults and children alike are enjoying summer activities, it’s important for everyone under the sun to protect their eyes from ultraviolet rays.

  • The Art of Performance: Performance of Props

    The production of “The Secret Garden” in New Albany, Ind., has closed. During the planning and the performance of the musical, I got to experience up close another important part of theater performance. I paid special attention to the technical side of the production, which included the props and sets.

  • Marilyn McLane celebrates 40 years in real estate

    Marilyn McLane’s life has many components including work, family and art. Each is a source of happiness and an outlet for kindness.

    In September, McLane will celebrate 40 years in real estate and receive special recognition for that accomplishment from fellow realtors.

    While Hardin County is now her home, she was born in Beaver Dam and grew up in Louisville. Later she went to Western Kentucky University.

  • Motherhood and more: A milestone birthday

    So I’m turning 30 in a couple of weeks.  I’m not completely sure how I feel about it.

  • Ask the Expert: Nutrition - Drink up and stay hydrated

    The summer is here and we have already endured some very hot days. Hopefully, we are all eating less, exercising more and staying hydrated by drinking more water.

    Water, the nutrient our body needs the most, also helps prevent dehydration. The effects of dehydration can range from thirst to kidney failure and are usually silent but progressive. Therefore, we need to pay attention to the early signs of water loss because before we know it we can become severely dehydrated.

  • The List: Five steps to fewer yard pests

    Annoying and possibly dangerous mosquitos and ticks are out in force. To help take back your yard, practice the five Ts, according to Mosquito Squad, an exterminating company specializing in treating for mosquitoes and ticks.

     

    1. Tip. Dump all standing water to eliminate mosquito threats, including that underneath and around downspouts, in plant saucers and dog bowls. Mosquitoes need standing water, and not much of it, to breed.