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Jarrod Jacobs: “We Are What We Repeatedly Do”

            The title for this article is part of a larger quote. When we think about the statement, “We are what we repeatedly do,” it indeed states the truth. Our habits have a significant impact on our lives. There is a need for patience, or endurance, as well as strength and courage when times get hard. Let’s read some passages that state this truth.

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Senator C. B. Embry Jr. Legislative Update

It was an honor to serve you and our district at the Capitol during the 2020 Regular Session. With a reduced staff and no visitors, efforts to promote social distancing left the Capitol much quieter than usual for the final days of a budget session.

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Jim Waters: Bluegrass Beacon

Tax hikes during pandemics? Perish the thought!

 

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2020 SOFTBALL SENIORS: A Season Lost

John Embry:  OUT ON A LIMB

The lights were on, the field was marked, the bases were out, and the music was playing.  It was a perfect night for softball and the actual field was in almost mint condition.  Bu

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Andy Sullivan: Against the Grain

Who’s Zooming Who

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Patty Craig: A Slice of Time

During late spring, I have some things I’d like to make happen. I have three projects that need attention: Memorial Day tasks, yard work, and refinish a tabletop. I am hopeful that my late-spring list can be completed within the next two weeks.

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EDITORIAL: Tuck the right choice for superintendent

Selecting a new school superintendent isn’t an easy process and the recent search in Butler County was complicated ever further by the coronavirus pandemic, school shutdowns, and overall social anxiety.  With over twenty applicants, several from other states, there were likely several good candidates.  Nevertheless, the Butler County Board of Education pushed through the process in the m

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Cheryl Hughes: Golf Cart Intuition

“There’s water in the gas,” I said to Garey, as I backed the golf cart out of his shop.

“There can’t be water in the gas,” Garey said, “I just put brand new premium gas in it.”

“Well, that’s what I think it is,” I said, as I climbed out of the now-stalled golf cart.

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Jarrod Jacobs: What Does Satan Ask Of Us?

Satan is very cunning (Gen. 3:1). He prowls this earth, looking for souls to destroy (I Pet. 5:8). The Bible describes him as a very violent being, filled with hatred, malice, lies, etc. He has waged war against God and Christ for millennia. Therefore, he tries to destroy mankind, God’s creation, as a by-product of this war. We are “collateral damage” in Satan’s war with God!

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Jim Waters: Bluegrass Beacon

Governing through COVID-19: Sledgehammer or scalpel?

An economic crisis such as the one dragging behind this quarantine like a heavy, unbreakable chain squeezes an entire state, revealing or magnifying the true condition of its economy along with the competency – or lack thereof – of its political leadership.

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