Life is a compromise and compromise is a part of life.
At the Knox County Public Library the staff is thoroughly enmeshed with technology. We rely on software and electronic data to enable many of our services to the public, including traditional services that pre-exist the internet. We know that we can never be complacent with our existing secu…
Ever wonder how paint colors get their names? If you're shopping for pink, say, you'll find dozens of shades referencing roses, bubblegum and shells. There are some extra-evocative names like Calamine and Dead Salmon. And what about a pink called Harajuku Morning? Modern Love?
North Knox Primary School, 215 E. Fourth St., in Bicknell, will have its kindergarten round up for the 2020-2021 school year on March 4. Parents are asked to call the school at 812-735-2547 to schedule an appointment for their child’s registration. Appointment times will be scheduled from 8:…
Students from Lincoln High School were among those from eight high schools who recently participated in the Region 11 Career Development Conference. The students are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program and compete each year locally with winners advancing to the state competition.
Houseplants are quick to tell you when they need help. They display discolored leaves, drooping stems, and little or no growth. That usually gives you enough time to make things right.
Sydney Logan writes heartfelt romance novels that feature strong women and the men who love them. In addition to novels, Logan has written several short stories. She’s a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul, a self-help media company. Sydney and her husband make their home in the hills o…
LAS VEGAS — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it'll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you've run out of the right ingredients.
Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends study by horticulturalists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).
More than 8 million federal student loan borrowers use income-driven repayment plans. These plans can drop payments to $0 based on a borrower's income and family size. And after 20 or 25 years — 10 if you work in public service — any remaining balance is forgiven.
I’ve greatly enjoyed working part-time at the Knox County Public Library in 2019. I was continuously impressed by the diverse, and ever-growing collections, services, and programs that the library provides for our community.