As I grow older, I realize I have more questions than answers. One question has developed in my mind over the last few years. How have the smartphone manufacturers convinced so many people they cannot survive without a phone?

I'm not a very complicated person. I like simple things; things nice and easy. Occasionally I will do a crossword puzzle, but beside that, I enjoy the simple life.

According to, 322 Christians are killed for their faith each month. That number will probably rise since nearly that many have been killed each month in Nigeria alone since the beginning of the year.

The marriage of Christ is not taught much in churches anymore, but the church is the Bride of Christ (2 Corinthians 11:2; Revelation 21:2,17). Christ is referred to as a groom in several passages (Matthew 9:15; 25:1,6; John 3:29; Revelation 21:2). Furthermore, to make sure this is more than …

The George Coon Public Library welcomed Dr. Dave and his Whiz Bang Science show on Thursday, June 20. This was part of the library's ongoing children's programs for the summer. Those in attendance were able to learn how rockets work through various demonstrations.

One day, I was about thirteen, we could hear the neighbor's lawnmower. Dad was at work, and mom and I were in the house. A little later, I noticed Al, our neighbor, mowing our yard. This act of kindness started events over the next few days, usually only found in sitcoms.

"For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures."

Did you know that the Adsmore Museum was originally built in 1857 by John Higgins, a merchant from Princeton? He built the home in a two by two style, meaning there were two rooms upstairs and two rooms downstairs.

The first place winners of the Tuesday, June 11, bridge match at the George Coon Public Library were the two teams of John and Bonnie Brown and Bob Hayes and John Svoboda. The second place winners were the two teams of Jim Miller and Bill Adams and Barbara Murdock and Kay Farmer.

The good news is "Dark Phoenix " is neither an apocalypse nor is it "X-Men: Apocalypse," but this latest installment is not exactly a solid step forward or a satisfying ending for anyone.

Sara Brown, flower farmer, forager and floral designer at Meadowview Flowers, gave a presentation over the importance of pollination at the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting on Saturday, June 8.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Grey Television stations across the country, including three in Alabama, are set to revive the practice of ending the broadcast day by playing the national anthem.

If you like munching on seedlings, consider directing your palate toward microgreens. These tiny vegetables burst with rich, leafy flavors ranging from spicy to sweet, and their nutritional power exceeds that of the adult plants.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Fox News host Greg Gutfeld can now add songwriter to his resume after a song he co-wrote with John Rich, which features his fellow co-hosts on the political talk show "The Five," has debuted on the Billboard charts.

The problem with Miss Kim is she doesn't look like what you might expect. She's a lilac (Syringa patula), but not what we usually think of as a lilac.

The Princeton Country Club is offering Couples Gold on Friday nights.

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -- Naomi Hackmann once looked out at the clouds while traveling on an airline and wondered what it would be like to touch one.

Flowering "bee lawns" that attract pollinators are a compromise between fastidious turf management and the more casual yard approach. They add biodiversity to the landscape and need less maintenance. That makes them cost-effective, too.

When was the last time you heard a good old, Hell, Fire, and Brimstone sermon? You know the kind; the preacher gets a little loud, pounds the pulpit a few times and tells people to repent of their sins or else. Even if he does not yell or beat on the pulpit, he will warn people of an eternit…

Harper Lewis, 9, started dancing at Center Stage Dance Academy in Paducah about a year ago and has been dancing for about a year and a half.

"When the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how He died, he said, 'Surely this man was the Son of God!'"

The Hillview Housing Authority held a carnival for kids on Tuesday, June 4 from 11 to 2 p.m. Children attending were able to play games, jump in a bounce house, get their face or nails painted and eat snowcones.

For over 30 years, Family Video has offered free movies to students aged from kindergarten to college who receive "A's" as their final grades in school.

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