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Today's Opinions

  • Being in shape doesn’t mean losing weight

    We all know controlling what we eat is easily the hardest part of getting in shape. It’s a lot more fun just focusing on the gym and the training that feels good. It is the adrenaline pump. So let’s check out these 20 dietary/nutritional tips that may help take out the guess work out of the hardest part of gaining lean mass.

    For most people, eating is a slippery slope. Getting just the right amount of calories to maintain scale weight can be a challenge, and the dangers of over eating are everywhere.

  • Rain kept Sheppard, Lang from performing

    Editor:

    I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped in organizing and carrying out the Labor Day concert and fireworks.  Mother Nature did not cooperate on the Fourth of July or on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, so we were not able to enjoy T. G. Shepherd and Kelly Lang in concert nor were we entertained by Dennis Wheeler. But the effort was still there, and I am sure the event would have been a success.

  • NKCAC in need of freezer for programs

    Editor:

    The Northern Kentucky Community Action Committee is in need of a freezer for its community building.

    A donation will qualify for a tax deduction.

    Crystal Murphy

  • Newspaper to move back to Thursday publication day

    Richard Nixon was president, cigarette ads were banned from television, Greenpeace was founded and the voting age was lowered to 18 as the nation remained mired in an unpopular war in Vietnam.

    The year was 1971.

    That also was the year when The News-Democrat moved from publishing on Thursdays to Wednesdays.

  • Davy continues his mission in Kenya

    Editor:

    Greetings from Kenya!

    I continue enjoying my ministry in Kenya in good health and in high spirits. Last week our CMI fathers opened Emmaus Retreat Center in Muranga Diocese, Kenya. During the blessing ceremony, Bishop James Maria Wainania thanked the CMI fathers for opening the first and only retreat center in the diocese.

  • Hot brown recipe offers up a simple, complete meal

    Hello once again my friends. As I sit here typing this article, I am surprised at how fast the summer has gone. It seems like only yesterday I was writing about how warmer weather was on its way and, the summer grilling season would soon be upon us.

    Warmer weather is here and has been for a while. As a matter of fact, it’s almost time for me to start talking about how soon it will be for cooler weather to arrive. As for now however, I’m going to stop weather prognosticating and talk about food.

  • Hot brown recipe offers up a simple, complete meal

    Hello once again my friends. As I sit here typing this article, I am surprised at how fast the summer has gone. It seems like only yesterday I was writing about how warmer weather was on its way and, the summer grilling season would soon be upon us.

    Warmer weather is here and has been for a while. As a matter of fact, it’s almost time for me to start talking about how soon it will be for cooler weather to arrive. As for now however, I’m going to stop weather prognosticating and talk about food.

  • Hornback becomes state senator for Carroll under redistricting plan

    Hello. I’m Paul Hornback, and I am honored to be your new state Senator, representing Carroll, Henry, Shelby and Trimble Counties, as well as part of Jefferson.

    You may be wondering how this has happened, especially since my friend, Sen. Ernie Harris, has served you well, so let me explain.