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    American history over the years, one of my favorite people from the colonial era is Benjamin Franklin. He was born in Boston in 1706, the …

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We will be looking back 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2002, 1982, 1962, 1942 and 1922 in t…

There is a group of people here in our county that are part of a tradition that goes back for 144 years. This group is known as the Faulkner C…

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One Sunday morning a few weeks ago, our teacher Mike used an expression that I had not heard in many a moon. First, the context. He said when …

Some years are worse than others: I remember years when it was like a siege of lady beetles, other years a few popped up here or there.   Usua…

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Shorter days and colder temperatures are evidence of autumn and the impending arrival of the holiday season. Kentucky residents from communiti…

Have you ever run across someone who was just plain mean? “Mean” in this sense is the adjective form which refers to someone lacking elevating…

If I may, I would like to begin today’s column with a question. What is the definition of a conceited dolt? Well, a conceited dolt is a man wh…

    There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year.  Things like cleaning up old plant material; …

We will be looking back 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2002, 1982, 1962, 1942 and 1922 in t…

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    Over the past few years real life has become quite scary. So much so that Halloween has turned into a fun distraction from it all.

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    A few weeks ago, a wonderful couple in our Sunday School class let it be known they had a lady friend who was down on her luck, and that t…

There are two categories of garlic to consider:  Allium sativum, or softneck garlic and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   Softneck ga…

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    Did you know that Kentucky has some of the most restrictive constitutional limitations on when the General Assembly can gavel into session…

    During our time today I have a very exciting, interesting and much-needed concept to share with you. But first, a quick disclaimer. I am w…

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 I have loads of potatoes this year, most of them are clean as a whistle.  We get them out early so they are ready to harvest by mid to late A…

If inflation and the high cost of gasoline is causing you to change your habits, the way you do things and the places you go, I have a good su…

It is often said that attitude is gratitude. From my own personal experience, I know this is true. I have never known anyone who had a great a…

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                  Hands down this is the best time of the year for me.  The weather has a subtlety about it with extremes thrown in here and t…