Slowly but surely, Billy Osbourne's five-year plan has come to fruition.
When Osbourne became the president of Marion County Association for the Handicapped, he had a goal of building two new group homes and finding a location with more space to house Marion County Industries, which provides work opportunities for individuals with mental disabilities.
A third group home is under construction, and Marion County Industries has moved into its new home — the old Ken-Mar building.
"We had an awful lot of help," Osbourne said.
Fit Kids gymnastics competed at the Shawn Johnson Holiday Classic at Broadbent arena over the weekend.
The Fit Kids Fusion All-Stars junior and senior teams competed Sunday at Jam Fest in Lexington. The junior team won first place and the senior team won third place and both squads won a bid to the U.S. nationals in Indianapolis in March.
Job seekers commonly rank the interview as the most intimidating portion of their career search. Yet, the interview is the most critical time for a job seeker to be focused, engaging and confident.
The only effective way to overcome the tension of a job interview is to prepare. From researching the employer to answering possible questions in front of a mirror, every minute you spend preparing will settle those nerves and give you an edge on your competition.
Derek Jones, a farmer in Marion County, has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program. Jones joins 15 other Kentuckians for LEAD’s two-year, intensive learning experience – a program that KFB created to prepare future agricultural leaders for tomorrow’s challenges. The 2015-16 LEAD class was announced on December 5 during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.
Do you believe in magic?
I’ve always been a skeptic, but recently I’ve had the pleasure of spending several hours watching Santa Claus delight children at Dickens Christmas and meet and greet children on Main Street in Lebanon.
What I witnessed was truly magical.