• Introducing yourself is an art. You don’t want to sound too conceited; yet you don’t want to sell yourself short. You don’t want to get too personal, but you want people to get a feel for who you are as an individual. Regardless, here goes nothing.

  • Do your homework

  • In seminary we had speech class to prepare us for the pulpit and for the countless times we would be speaking in public. The hardest part is that we had to present our talks to our fellow classmates and critique each other. We were challenged to practice every element of speaking: our tone of voice, our facial expressions, our eye contact and the content of our talk.

  • Holiday letters are a wonderful way to reconnect with friends and neighbors; they afford the opportunity to step back, smile, remind us of our connections near and far and to reflect on changes from the past year and plans for the future.

  • By Amy Kostelic As the mercury drops on the thermometer, remember to stay warm both indoors and outdoors for your health. This is particularly true for older adults as they tend to lose body heat faster than younger adults.

  • By Karleen Jung

    In case you happened to have missed it, the latest episode in the Star Wars franchise was released in movie theaters this past weekend—not that the vast amount of licensed merchandise in stores recently isn’t a big clue!

  •  Tax plan will harm middle class

    Lies, lies, lies. Donald, Mitch and Paul continuously lie saying the new tax plan is a cut for the middle class and that corporations will move their manufacturing back to the United States.

  • By Arthur Day

  • When I was in college, I got a really weird phone call.

    I was with a friend when I answered a phone call from an unknown number. The person on the other end identified herself as a representative of a company called WN Positions. She wanted to ask about an online survey I had filled out. 

  • Sarah Thayer, MD

  •  Thanks for the column

  • Ben Chandler


    Recently, a coalition of more than 100 health care, business, education, and health advocacy groups comprising the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow called on the Kentucky legislature to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1 per pack, with parallel increases in taxes on other tobacco products.

  • By Matt Bevin

    Recently, our national economy has been rebounding following a long period of tepid recovery. That makes this the perfect time to tackle federal tax reform, and I applaud President Trump for his leadership on this issue.