Get locals in the festive spirit with planned weekend events | News

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Information Center and other organizations are putting the finishing touches on several holiday events planned for the weekend. While technically not a weekend, the Lighting of the Life Hospice Tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Pioneer Home Health Care, 363 Academy Ave., … Read more

Small business success: 12 o’clock welcomes new store, high popularity | local news

12 points if a neighborhood appears to have been adapted specifically for small business Saturdays. Customers and business owners in the area were welcomed to a new store Saturday, as Twelve O’Clock Books opened its brick-and-mortar store to the public for the first time. John Cannaday has some hurdles to overcome before the city can … Read more

2022 County Data Book from Kids Count Measures Kentucky Children’s Well-being by County; Smoking Reduction in Pregnancy | News

This year’s 2022 Kentucky Child Count County Data Book looks at the well-being of children in each county, highlighting the importance of developing meaningful policies to support Kentucky youth, with a focus on listening to what young people have to say and taking action on them Very important. “We want to challenge our lawmakers to … Read more

Today’s Events Saturday 19th November

November 19th is World Toilet Daywhich is a good reminder to scrub you. And make sure there is enough paper inside too. Blue House Books, Kenosha’s independent bookstore, hosting a Public Craft Brewing Co.’s Pop-Up Bookstore, 628 58th St. “Books & Brews” on Nov. 19 is 6-8 p.m. and is billed as an elementary school … Read more

‘[A] ‘Blind date with a book’ | Penn State’s Comparative Literature Club prepares for book sale fundraiser | Lifestyle

The Penn State Comparative Literature Club is running its second charitable book drive in preparation for a “blind sale” later this month. A blind sale hides the book’s cover and title, providing only a brief written description to sway potential readers. Kevin Mora, events coordinator for the Comparative Literature Club, said each book will be … Read more

Schubert’s story, coming to a bookstore near you | News

BEVERLY — The Shoebert phenomenon has spawned a boom in merchandise including T-shirts, sugar cookies, ice cream and chocolate. Now, the story of the glamorous Grey Seal is expanding into literature. At least two children’s books based on the adventures of Shoebert by Beverly residents are now available. One is by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Stanley … Read more

Book Ban in Nampa Affects AP English Classes, Local News in School Libraries

Earlier this month, the Nampa School Board ordered a “permanent” ban on 22 books from the school library due to “pornography” concerns, three of which were on the Nampa School District’s AP English course recommended reading list. They won’t. Trilogy: “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer … Read more

Bookstores and Libraries have a lot in common | Community

Some people might think that there is competition between bookstores and libraries. After all, a library is the quintessential leader in sharing information in all its forms, and a bookstore is a business whose main motive is to make money. However, we have more in common than differences. Both librarians and booksellers have a deep … Read more

New Obscure Owner; Bill Flores on Energy; Waco’s Heat; Economic Trends

The two Fuzzy’s Taco Shop locations in Waco have changed hands, acquired by Chad and Holly Trail, which already owns and operates Brown House Cafe in Woodway. The Trails announced the acquisition on Facebook, assuring Brown House fans that they don’t plan to make any changes there. There’s no mention of Fuzzy’s Taco Shop tweaks, … Read more