Harlan man defies doctors and death HARLAN, Ky. — Heroes come in many shapes and sizes. Standing 6 feet 11 inches tall, Tony “T.J.” Brewer Jr. fits that bill and is an inspiration to all who come in contact with him. Diagnosed at the...
Sep 29, 2013 | 0 | 13 |
By Nola Sizemore Associated PressAssociated Press
Murray State’s Beyer discovers voice MURRAY — With the power out during the 2009 ice storm, Carson Beyer was staying at a friend’s house when his friend brought out his acoustic guitar. You might as well sing along, was the invitation...
Sep 23, 2013 | 0 | 28 |
By Dusty Luthy Shull firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Paducah Sun
Running brings peace of mind to 71-year-old SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Springfield’s George Hinkle watched as his friends gave up running because of age. Many have had their knees give out. But, Hinkle, who turns 72 in October, keeps going. “So fa...
Sep 22, 2013 | 0 | 5 |
By Alissa Groeninger Associated PressAssociated Press
Mare births rare twins in Illinois EFFINGHAM, Ill. — If a single horseshoe brings luck, then the pitter-patter of eight tiny hooves must deliver even more good fortune. It’s behooving Ben Steffen to think that way after his mare, Do...
Best if used by... Confused by the “sell by,” “use by” and “best before” labels on the foods sold at grocery stores? So are more than 90 percent of Americans, who prematurely discard edibles because they have misinte...
Sep 22, 2013 | 0 | 8 |
By Tiffany Hsu McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Births Jones— Sara Alina Jones, daughter of Steven and Lindsay (McClure) Jones of Louisville, Aug. 3, 2013. Grandparents are Ronnie and Sarita McClure of Paducah, Barry and Anna Kuehn of Pensacola Beach, ...
Hatfield-McCoy feud takes on healthy focus LEXINGTON — One of the country’s most well-known family conflicts is being used for a positive purpose as residents from Kentucky and West Virginia compete in the Hatfield-McCoy Healthy Feud. Resid...
Sep 15, 2013 | 0 | 14 |
By Mary Meehan McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Get the most out of your next medical appointment DALLAS — You have waited for this medical appointment. You have accumulated a laundry list of concerns to discuss. However, you have only 15 minutes with your doctor. Time to think like a Boy Scout...
Sep 15, 2013 | 0 | 12 |
By Dr. Jane Sadler McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Pretty in camouflage ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Hey, Kansas, your beauty queen wears combat boots! And has big tattoos, too. As an active member of the military, Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail — ahem, Army National Guard Sgt. Va...
Sep 15, 2013 | 0 | 14 |
By Jacqueline L. Urgo McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun