Gregory Pratt, a student in the physical therapist assistant program at Madisonville Community College, has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship.
While working on the 1985 book “Habits of the Heart,” the late sociologist Robert N. Bellah met “Sheila,” who described her faith in words that researchers have quoted ever since.
One of the most well-known of the ancient Christian preachers is John Chrysostom (c. 340 — 407). He is well-known because so many of his writings have survived. Many of his sermons hold up well even today.
For Michael and Korey Brown, growing not only describes the flowers and tomatoes inside their large greenhouses, but also their business, which has become their family’s livelihood.
Since being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of 2, Owensboro resident Corey Ziemer has used art as a form of expression to communicate with his loved ones. Now, he has developed it into his own business, according to his mother Tisha Ziemer.
My faith heritage is located in the Radical Reformation and Reason. Because of that, Holy Week is for people of similar heritage pretty much like any other week of the year. Those who come from mainline traditions may spend more days attending services this week than any other time of year.
When the country came to a near standstill a year ago, most houses of worship closed their doors and turned to online services to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. This year, with cases plummeting and vaccinations on the rise, religious leaders across the nation appear to be divid…
After a media firestorm ignited by a Vatican condemnation of same-sex unions — because God “cannot bless sin” — Catholic progressives immediately looked for hope in the words of bishops, President Joe Biden and even Pope Francis.
Years before being being suspected of killing eight people in a suburb of Atlanta, including six Asian women, Robert Aaron Long was active in his Southern Baptist congregation, his youth pastor said Wednesday.
Baptist Health Madisonville has been awarded a $10,000 WHAS Crusade for Children grant that was utilized to purchase a gait training device that will help children in the Pediatric Therapy Care program.
In 1999, the estate of Edwin Friedman published notes from an unfinished book. The result was “A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix.” Here is what he said about American society’s reactivity to nearly everything.
When temperatures plunged during a deadly winter storm in Texas last month, Ezell Holley was one of millions to lose power.
The telling of history is never fair. Even the best historians have their biases and agendas. Anyone who has carefully read the books of Kings and Chronicles in the Bible know that even there we find different perspectives.
This generation is the generation which gives absolute priority to the personal and which tends in a remarkable way to withdraw into the self. This might surprise those who think of our youth as highly activist, sign-carrying protesters who stage teach-ins, sit-ins, walk-ins, and stay-ins al…
Year after year, the Lion’s Club sets up wire-frame Christmas decorations on the lawn of the historic Jackson County courthouse, facing Main Street in Brownstown, Indiana.
Halfway between Norway and the North Pole, scientists have buried a million seeds and crop samples under a mountain in the Svalbard archipelago — in case an environmental doomsday comes to pass.
COVID-19 is on the retreat in South Dakota, not long ago the virus’s epicenter in the U.S. There’s a grim reason for that progress, as Harold Frazier, leader of the state’s Cheyenne River Sioux reservation, knows too well.
Having reached the vice president’s chair in the U.S. Senate, the self-proclaimed QAnon shaman, UFO expert and metaphysical healer removed his coyote-skin and buffalo horns headdress and announced, with a megaphone, that it was time to pray.
The swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20 was a moment of firsts for the nation and personally tugged on the heartstrings of one local elected official.
Performing arts can sometimes be an overlooked curriculum in schools, but for Hopkins County students, the show must go — even if it’s in a digital format.
Thanks to some ingenuity by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition, or KAAC, district Governor’s Cup competitions at the high school level were conducted on Saturday across the Commonwealth in a virtual fashion.
I have done a few hikes in my time. My favorite ones have been with my family and begin at the base of a hill or mountain and ascend to a lake, a magnificent view, or just the top of the hill. About seven miles one way is about my limit, and with children under ten that was usually fun until…
I’ve been so focused on helping to develop these vaccines that I barely thought about the mechanics of getting it myself until this month. How can our process be this complicated? I’ve been calling around now for the last several weeks. I could not find out where, or when, or how to receive …
Henry “Enrique” Tarrio had already publicized his plans to participate in the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally. The 36-year-old Miami resident and national chairman of the Proud Boys posted on social media that he would direct small teams of his far-right group with a history of violence to wea…
I, as I suppose many of you, was fascinated and deeply troubled by what I witnessed on my TV screen on Wednesday. I am equally fascinated by the various responses that followed yesterday and today.
We celebrate the birth of Christ near to the darkest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The light of the world shining in the darkness. This year, for many, the celebration will be either changed, muted, or nearly non-existent.
WASHINGTON — Facing a federal lawsuit from the Archdiocese of Washington over rules prohibiting large gatherings — including Christmas services — during the coronavirus pandemic, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a late-night order Wednesday modifying the city’s rules on worshi…
A broken year led photographer Kelly Kenney and a 4-year-old neighbor to create some real magic.
With America facing a bitterly divisive election, Episcopal Church leaders did what they do in tense times — they held a National Cathedral service rallying the Washington, D.C., establishment.
What may be the earliest recorded Christmas sermon on which the birthday of Christ was celebrated by the church on Dec. 25 was preached in the year 380. It was delivered by Gregory of Nazianzus.