If you are looking to enjoy the springtime weather this weekend, look no further than exploring Gap Cave in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.Rangers at the park and community volunteers have been researching and studying the cave as a separate ecosystem involving the habitat of cave animals, weather activity inside the cave and changing chemical composition of the park’s limestone rock.“We’re learning that caves are not just geological features, but they’re ecosystems. This is every bit as important and diverse as the stretch of woods outside,” said Scott Teodorski with the National Park Service.
The National Gardening Association (NGA) announced that LMU (Lincoln Memorial University) Organic Gardening Project has received a $1,000 grant to build a new community garden to promote gardening, health, nutrition and environmental stewardship.Twenty school and youth-based programs from across the United States were selected to receive $1,000 gardening packages through NGA’s 2014 Youth Garden Grant program, which will be used to help develop and plant food gardens.
One student was charged with assault after allegedly cutting another student with a pocket knife at Middlesboro Middle School on Wednesday.According to Middlesboro Police Department Officer Petey Gilbert, the student who was charged was transported to a juvenile facility and appeared in court Wednesday.Gilbert said the two boys were stabbing each other back and forth with pencils when one of them pulled out a pocket knife and cut the other student across the outside port...
Desperate people huddled together inside makeshift tents. Family members making room inside their small vehicle for their pet as they prepare for another night without a home. A homeless veteran pawns his battle medallions for enough money to purchase food. A lone woman struggling for months to pay the rent and utilities is handed her pink slip, and she joins the disenfranchised as her homeless journey begins.During one of the coldest, snowiest days of 2014, Claiborne County conduc...
Photo SubmittedThe Bell County Chamber donated half of the proceeds from the second annual Chamber Chocolate Craze to the National MS Society. Pictured are Chamber of Commerce Executive-Director Candice Evans, right, and Ashley Cambron, National MS Society Bell County chairperson.
Folks that use wood in stoves or fireplaces have the added chore of disposing of the ashes. It can be a valued organic fertilizer and insect repellant if used properly
FRANKFORT — Local food sources and sustainable food options are of increasing importance to today’s health-conscious consumers.Kentucky offers anglers an abundance of fishable water with some of the best tasting fish nature has to offer, and a good day can provide a bounty for the dinner table and freezer for far less than you’re likely to pay in a supermarket or restaurant.
On Saturday, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements. Yet women everywhere still face challenges — and here in the United States, one of their biggest challenges may be to gain the resources they need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. So, if you’re a woman, what steps should you take to make progress toward this goal?Your first move should be to recognize some of the potential barriers to at...
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