The new year is here and with it comes grand proclamations of personal change and growth. Plenty of people make New Year’s resolutions, but according to the U.S. News & World Report, 80 percent of these resolutions fail by February.

When Donald Kirby of Elizabethtown looks back on the holidays, he not only thinks of the gifts under his tree but gifts he helped provide others. For Kirby, identifying and helping families in need has become a tradition.

Since moving to Elizabethtown more than 10 years ago, West Point Bank President Josh Hubbard’s presence has been felt in local commerce, philanthropy and youth athletics.

Two weeks ago, a column of mine ran detailing my distaste for certain aspects of the holidays. These included the season’s over-commercialization, the obligatory and insincere nature in which we give gifts, the over-played music constantly blaring from every speaker and the reckless way in w…

“Christmas Time’s A-Comin” is a Bluegrass Christmas song made popular by Bill Monroe. It’s a golden oldie that reminisces about being home to celebrate Christmas.

Ben Sego spent many years working with NASA, but in 2007, he returned home to Glendale and recently became a member of the Hardin County School Board.