Larry Kenneth “Griff” Griffith gives credit first to God and then to two local men for rescuing him and saving his life after he suffered an epileptic seizure and fell from the Mary Alice bridge into the water below.“One of our friends, Mike Cox, who lives at Teetersville, saw Kenneth walking toward the bridge as he was in the Mary Alice area on Nov. 15,” said Griffith’s wife Beulah. “Mike said when he turned around and came back through the area he saw a gun laying on the bridge, but no sign of anyone around.”
Bank of Harlan President Steve Tolliver reads to students at James A. Cawood Elementary School in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.Harlan County Schools Superintendent Mike Howard read “Fox in Socks” to students in Candi Herren’s class at James A. Cawood Elementary School. He is sporting a hat made by the students.
Here in our area the main forest type is called oak-hickory, meaning oak and hickory species take up the majority of the forest canopy (the tops of trees where the sunlight is). There are millions of acres of oak-hickory forests across the eastern US, and they provide very valuable timber and wildlife benefits. Unfortunately statistics from almost every state indicate that oak-hickory forests are slowly converting to other tree types, especially beech, birch, maple, and yellow poplar.
A fellow columnist, who works at a big city newspaper, once told me that anytime he ran out of anything to write about he just sat down at his typewriter, loosened up his fingers, and submitted whatever happened. So that’s what I’m doing this week, now that it’s March, we’ve had another change of weather, started fast time, and madness has set in.Back in the 1990s before there was a Mexican or Chinese restaurant on every corner, the late Truman Caudill, bard...
(StatePoint) From watery, itchy eyes to unbearable congestion, allergies can certainly ruin one’s day, or even the entire season. But, there’s no reason to remain indoors in beautiful weather, say experts.“One over-looked approach towards feeling well lies in prevention,” says Lisa Metzger, PhD.With that in mind, Metzger is offering six allergy-fighting tips:• Get exercise. It may sound counterintuitive to go outside if you suffer...
(Family Features) From understanding the role of antibiotics in animal and food production to implementing a safety strategy within your own home, a background on food safety is beneficial for every family.To increase public knowledge on the matters of food safety and antibiotics, registered dietitian and BestFoodFacts.org nutrition advisor, Carolyn O’Neil, teamed up with Dr. Michael Doyle, a leading researcher in the area of food microbiology and bacterial foodborne pathogen...
Many people strive to adopt healthier lifestyles. A lifestyle that includes routine exercise and a healthy diet can vastly improve quality of life and reduce a person’s risk for various ailments.
Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health. In addition to preventing dental caries and removing tartar that contributes to gum disease, dental checkups can alert patients to other potential health problems. For example, symptoms of periodontal disease may be indicative of the presence of diseases that stems from outside of the mouth, including diabetes.
My own Mount Airy
Local Gas Prices