Family and Friend Day will be at 11 a.m. July 12 at Living Waters Church, 115 Jefferson St., Cadiz.

Managers of Lake Barkley Sate Resort Park and members of Friends of Lake Barkley raised a flag in honor of independence and patriotism on the Fourth of July. The groups erected a flag pole at the end of the Ridgeline Trail near the Fitness Center to recognize all Americans who enjoy freedom.

“You Should Have Left” is the latest film to “skip a planned theatrical release” and go straight to On Demand, supposedly to placate audiences stuck at home while theaters are closed. But make no mistake, this movie is not sacrificing a lucrative theatrical release for your benefit. It saw a…

“I do not want to just read books. I want to climb inside them and live there.” — Unknown

Important note: Bicentennial parade and meeting has been postponed indefinitely.

“Book love is something like romantic love. When we are reading a really great book, burdens feel lighter, cares seem smaller.” — Steve Leveen

Tom Hardy isn’t very convincing as Al Capone in “Capone.” Granted, I’m not an expert on the real Capone, but I seriously doubt that he naturally acted like a terrible Tom Hardy performance or looked like he was wearing unconvincing makeup.

“Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.” ~Jean Rhys

Important note: Bicentennial parade and meeting has been postponed indefinitely.

Back in 2015, director Judd Apatow briefly turned comedian Amy Schumer into a movie star with “Trainwreck,” a semiautobiographical film where the protagonist’s actions were fictionalized, but much of the dialogue, situations and character traits were taken from Schumer’s own life.

Brambles, like blackberries and raspberries, are a great backyard fruit crop for Kentucky gardeners. Generally speaking, diseases are not a big issue on brambles, but one pest to watch for is Orange Rust.

The Trigg County Farmer’s Market will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Farmer’s Market parking lot on Main Street in Cadiz. The market will be open from 7am to noon.

As we start the new normal for the library we hope you will bear with us. We will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The Trigg County Senior Center offers lunch daily from 11:30 a.m. to noon: First and third Tuesday; dancing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays Bible Study 9:30 a.m.; Thursdays blood pressure checks at 10 a.m. The exercise room is open daily from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The center offers a walking program…

The masks of Michael Myers and Ghostface scared me to death as a kid. I would spend hours at night lying awake hoping their visages wouldn’t appear before me. Today I regard “Halloween” and “Scream” as two of the greatest horror movies of all time because I respect their ability to push my b…

“Life is like a book some chapters are sad, some are happy, and some are exciting. But if you never turn the page, you will never know what the next chapter has in store for you.” — Unknown

NOTE: I am reviewing this film because it has the highest domestic box office ($61 million) of any film in my cable provider’s “New and Featured” On Demand section that I have not yet reviewed.

It has been over a month since “Trolls World Tour” took the On Demand world by storm, offering families the chance to catch a shiny new movie while stuck in quarantine. That film took in an estimated $100 million in revenue in its first two weeks, success that “Scoob!” is hoping to repeat wi…

On Friday, Helping Hands and Feeding America will bring a mobile pantry to Cadiz. The truck will be in the Cadiz Baptist Church parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All in need of food are welcome. The groups will distribute an emergency food box containing non-perishable meat, fruit and veget…

“I wish my passport kept record of all the places I’ve traveled in books.”

Important note: Bicentennial parade and meeting has been postponed indefinitely

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss

Since last week I reviewed the most recent winner of the Oscar for Best Picture in “Parasite,” I thought it would be fun to this week take a look at the most recent winner of the Razzie for Worst Picture in “Cats.”

There’s no place like HOME, especially during this time of uncertainty. Although this year has been extraordinarily anything but ordinary we are coming up on the end of another chapter.

The Helping Hands Food Bank received an extra helping of canned vegetables from the Pennyrile Board of Realtors. Due to the recent pandemic, the need for assistance from the local food bank has increased dramatically. “We heard Helping Hands had an urgent need and our local Realtors came tog…

The Trigg County Senior Center offers lunch daily from 11:30 a.m. to noon: First and third Tuesday; dancing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays Bible Study 9:30 a.m.; Thursdays blood pressure checks at 10 a.m. The exercise room is open daily from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The center offers a walking program…

“Reading a good book is like taking a journey…” — Emma Gulliford

This past February, the South Korean film “Parasite” did something that no other foreign-language, foreign-produced “international” film had ever done: win the Oscar for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Whether this victory counts as an “upset” is a matter of debate (I personally thought …

Important note: Bicentennial parade and meeting has been postponed indefinitely

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The goal of Family Resource and Youth Service Centers, or FRYSC, is to meet the needs of students and to remove any barriers to learning (physical, emotional, mental or social) that may interfere with a student’s learning so that all students can reach their full potential and be prepared to…

“Reading is by far the most successful pursuit of happiness.”

“The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is …

When Bill Thorpe became superintendent of Trigg County Public Schools in January, he never expected that within just a few months the school district would encounter an unprecedented time in public education. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation have had to quickly figure …

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“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.”

After a nationwide selection process, the DC Green Bank Board of Directors has hired attorney and clean energy expert and Cadiz native Eli Hopson as the organization’s first chief executive officer.

“Why reach for the star when you can reach for a book and have the stars, the sun and the moon.” — Author unknown

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NOTE: I am reviewing this film because of its recent Video On Demand release following a brief theatrical run. I fully acknowledge and respect the decision to close most of the theaters in the country due to COVID-19. Stay safe, everybody.

Trigg County Primary School students were treated to an Assembly from Remix Education on Feb. 14.

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James Bannister, 24, Princeton, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.

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Lula Mae “Mutt” Acree Street Irvin, 74, Cadiz, died Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Baptist Health in Paducah.

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Gerald Dan Turner, 79, Cadiz, died Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Trigg County Hospital.

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Helen Herndon Ralls, 84, Cadiz, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray.

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Paulette Frances (Rumage) Anderson, 73, Cadiz, formerly of Evansville, Indiana, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her home.

Family and Friend Day will be at 11 a.m. July 12 at Living Waters Church, 115 Jefferson St., Cadiz.