Census 2020 Have you been counted? If you have not filled out your census and need some help we will have a Census Worker here to assist you from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today and from 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Please be counted!

I watched the first two “Bill & Ted” movies to prepare for new installment “Face the Music,” and I have to say, they didn’t do much for me. I didn’t think they were painful or anything, but having grown up with similar dimwitted duos (Wayne and Garth, Beavis and Butthead, etc.), I didn’t…

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The USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans urge us to eat more red and orange vegetables, and including root vegetables in our diet can help us meet this recommendation. These are the vegetables highest in vitamin A, and many of them are very high in vitamin C and potassium, along with a host…

FRANKFORT — Ten 2020 high school graduates from Trigg County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and score at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

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It seems almost quaint to review this movie now. Three weeks ago, “Unhinged” opened as the first big post-pandemic theatrical release. The problem was that the theater closest to my parents’ house didn’t reopen until a week later. I saw “Unhinged” at the first opportunity, but I also saw (an…

Tent Book Sale: Starts today through Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We will not have the garage open because of social distancing, but will be putting out new books each day.

• Trigg County 4-H’ers will be doing a ham show and exhibits Oct. 7-9 at the Lexie Bush Convention Center in Cadiz. Drop offs will be on Oct. 6. Ham judging will be the morning of Oct. 7. The exhibits will be open to the public with COVID-19 guidelines from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 and from 8 a…

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Pennyrile area residents may want to expand their horizons and their creativity with programs offered by the Hopkinsville Art Guild after being cooped up at home during the coronavirus lockdown.

Tenet” is the biggest step yet in restoring the moviegoing experience. For all intents and purposes, the return to theaters started two weeks ago with “Unhinged.” That was the first movie. Then last week came “The New Mutants.” Set in the “X-Men” universe, it was the first franchise movie. N…

Libraries are Wonderful” is the slogan for September Sign Up for Library Card Month.

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One of the big topics on our professional Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Facebook page has been food preservation. Mainly this has been in the form of questions from agents about the various methods and recipes that people are using to preserve a variety of foods. There has also been…

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area won second place in the Camping Spot category and first place in the Hunting/Fishing category in the Kentucky Living magazine 2020 Best in Kentucky awards.

“Reading to children, even before they can understand words, teaches them to associate books with love and affection.” — Unknown

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NOTE: I was able to see this film, as well as a few others, in a theater during a recent trip to Pennsylvania. If you are lucky enough to live in an area where theaters are open, please wear masks in the theater, practice social distancing, and follow all safety guidelines out of considerati…

• Buffalo Lick Baptist Church will have Homecoming Sept. 13 at 2799 Wallonia Road, Cadiz. Bro Tony Carson, former pastor, will be the guest speaker in the 11 a.m. worship service. Fellowship meal to follow the morning service. Everyone welcome. Host pastor is Bro. Justin Silvers. Call 724-20…

Connie Thomas presents a check from the Western Area Chapter of the TVA Retirees Association to Phil Graham for the Trigg County Helping Hands Food Bank to offset their expenses during the ongoing pandemic. This money was made available through a grant from the Bicentennial Volunteers Inc. B…

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Somebody thought they had a franchise on their hands with “The Tax Collector,” most likely writer/director/producer David Ayer. Ayer was once a top talent in Hollywood with works like “End of Watch” and “Fury.” Then he had a huge commercial hit with the critically-panned “Suicide Squad.”

“The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.” —James Bryce

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It’s been a while since I reviewed a kids’ movie. “Scoob!” was the last one, all the way back in May. There’s a pleasantness to these movies that I missed. Obviously, kids’ movies can get into dark subject matter the same way movies for grown-ups can be light, and indeed “The Secret Garden” …

Trigg County High and Middle Schools have made plans for parents and students to pick up Chromebooks before the start of school on Aug. 31. All students will begin the year in a virtual classroom setting, as per Gov. Beshear’s recommendation.

“I love reading books that you can’t put down, and they just take you over for a night or a weekend.” —Jami Attenberg

“Feeding Bodies, Fueling Minds” is the mantra of the Wildcat Diner. Students of Trigg County Public Schools are provided with healthy, nutritious meals that fuel the brain, as well as the body to promote learning and a healthy lifestyle. The cafeteria is a learning laboratory where our stude…

The Lighthouse Family Resource Center is located in the Trigg County Primary and Intermediate schools. In the center, you will be welcomed by Ashley Hunter and Beverly Curling, whose mission is to assist students and families in removing nonacademic barriers such as physical, emotional, soci…

Students, their families and potential employees of the Trigg County Schools are hereby notified that the Trigg County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, sex, genetic information, or disability in employm…

Community Education creates partnerships on many projects including community and school events, volunteer programs, and awesome learning activities throughout the year. Many wonderful experiences are brought here through the awesome relationships and teamwork that we have in our county.

Preschool is a child’s first formal school experience, designed to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond.

Serving Trigg County Middle and High schools, the Horizon Youth Service Center offers a variety of services to all middle and high school students and their families. Services include assisting students with clothing and school supplies, coordinating mental health services, networking famili…

The Trigg County Intermediate School faculty and staff welcome you to a new school year with excitement and fun. The doors will open to begin a new year on Sept. 28, the first full day of the 2020-2021 school year.

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Trigg County Middle School administration and staff are excited and ready to begin a new school year. We cannot wait to welcome everyone in person on Sept. 28 to begin the 2020-2021 school year.

It is with both pleasure and excitement that I welcome our students, parents, community partners, and colleagues to the start of the 2020-2021 academic school year. Although this is a year unlike any other, I know that our students, teachers, staff, parents, and community will rise to the oc…

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From soybeans to corn to wheat, D’Avian Phillips learned new techniques in farming this summer during an internship with Nutrien Ag Solutions Tennessee/Western Kentucky division.

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During the summer, our chances of tick interactions increase. Most tick bites are an itchy nuisance that last between seven to 10 days, but ticks can also transmit diseases such as Lyme disease and erlichiosis, a bacterial disease. A relatively new tick-borne illnesses that is increasingly a…

“The Rental” is a thriller set at, what else, a rental house. Rental houses like the one in this movie are essentially hotels, and horror has a long proud history with hotels. There was “Psycho” back in 1960, “The Shining” in 1980, and a season of “American Horror Story” that won Lady Gaga a…

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If you love pickles as much as I do, then maybe home canning your own pickled foods is the thing for you. I am not going to say you will save money, but you might if you grow your own products. I will say that making your own pickles allows you to make the best, freshest product possible whi…

• On Monday, Governor Beshear recommended that schools delay the start of in person instruction until Sept. 28. Trigg County Public School District is developing a plan for this recommendation. The Board of Education will discuss the plan at the board meeting on Thursday evening. As soon as …

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Ruby Curling Birdsong, 92, of Cadiz, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville.

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Graveside memorial services for 63-year-old Peggy Lynn Clark of Staunton, Illinois, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at the Colley Cemetery in Trigg County with Randall Rogers officiating. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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With great sadness, we announce the passing of Paulette Page Faile, our loving and devoted wife and mother on September 2, 2020. She was 75 years old.

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James H. Wallace, 85, of Trigg County, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at his home.

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Don Hunter, 66, of Cadiz, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

This will be the third year that Hunter Sallis has started for Millard North (Neb.) High School for coach Tim Cannon and he’s emerged not only as a major recruiting target for Kentucky but as one of the top players in the 2021 recruiting class.

Census 2020 Have you been counted? If you have not filled out your census and need some help we will have a Census Worker here to assist you from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today and from 1:30 until 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Please be counted!

I watched the first two “Bill & Ted” movies to prepare for new installment “Face the Music,” and I have to say, they didn’t do much for me. I didn’t think they were painful or anything, but having grown up with similar dimwitted duos (Wayne and Garth, Beavis and Butthead, etc.), I didn’t…

The USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans urge us to eat more red and orange vegetables, and including root vegetables in our diet can help us meet this recommendation. These are the vegetables highest in vitamin A, and many of them are very high in vitamin C and potassium, along with a host…

FRANKFORT — Ten 2020 high school graduates from Trigg County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and score at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

It seems almost quaint to review this movie now. Three weeks ago, “Unhinged” opened as the first big post-pandemic theatrical release. The problem was that the theater closest to my parents’ house didn’t reopen until a week later. I saw “Unhinged” at the first opportunity, but I also saw (an…

Tent Book Sale: Starts today through Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We will not have the garage open because of social distancing, but will be putting out new books each day.