From shelter pets to stars, two area puppies have been selected to appear on Animal Planet’s annual Super Bowl spoof — The Puppy Bowl.
“We’ve had two puppies selected every year,” said Heather Nelson, vice president of Barktown Rescue where the local puppies were selected from. This is the third time Barktown has been contacted by the show. Nelson said the Boston-based rescue is the only Kentucky rescue featured in this year’s program.
On Dec. 6, Gary Vidito, a re-enactor, presented a one man program to the National Society John Fitch Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at Maywood Country Club.
He told the story of his father who was in the Navy in World War II on the Susan B. Anthony Ship. He told of his father’s experiences leaving the comforts of home, a wife, and all with which he was familiar to serve his country and participate in the war.
In 1967, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was moving beyond civil rights to advocating “a true revolution of values” in all aspects of life.
Individuals are “called to play the Good Samaritan on life’s roadside,” but he believed personal actions are only a start, he said. “One day we must come to see that the whole road to Jericho must be transformed,” he said.
Chad McCoy may be new to elected office, but he is maintaining a longstanding tradition.
Nelson County’s new Republican state representative will maintain the coffee chats held by his Republican predecessor, David Floyd, since 2005.
But they will now be dubbed “Coffee with Chad,” and the first officially scheduled coffee is Jan. 14. McCoy said he also hopes state Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, will also be able to join most events.