Back-to-school safety tips for drivers

It’s back-to-school time and that means you’ll probably find yourself driving through busy school zones a lot more often. It’s impor...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Success is a journey

Success is often a measure of how far we go on our own personal journey. I was reminded of that fact recently at a graduation ceremony for the Aspire ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Are walnut trees a good investment?

Are walnut trees a good investment?

Have you ever considered growing walnut trees as an investment? If so, you have lots of company. We often see groves of young walnut trees growing in ...

August 13th, 2018 |  



Burke thanks Fayette County Fair participants

To the community:I would like to take this opportunity to THANK everyone for entering projects at the 2018 Fayette County Fair. Special thank you to D...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Increased FSA loan limits may cause more harm than good

In a time where farming has become increasingly expensive, from land value to input costs, some farm groups have demanded an increase in Farm Service ...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Old car no longer driving me crazy

Old car no longer driving me crazy

I’ve never been very good at long-term relationships.That’s not so much because of a lack of commitment on my part, but rather the paucity...

August 7th, 2018 |  


The world should know what’s happening in Bangladesh

On July 29, university students Dia Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib were struck and killed by a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh when two bus drivers were ra...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Is stone mulch the answer to low maintenance?

Is stone mulch the answer to low maintenance?

Homeowners who want nice landscaping, but dread maintenance tasks like weeding and mulching, often turn to stone mulch as a solution. Stone mulching i...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Preventing cancer in firefighters

Preventing cancer in firefighters

In emergencies, while the rest of us run from danger, firefighters run toward it. And when they rush into the flames they’re not just putting th...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

Sweet Daddy Siki wasn’t his baptized name, of course.We think it was Reginald.We also don’t know where or when he was born. Some say he ha...

August 1st, 2018 |