Two key components to a healthy lifestyle can be found in what we eat and how we exercise. The “eating” part of that formula is an issue at least three times a day. Vegetarian cooking has long been regarded as a step in the right direction. In some cultures, such culinary thinking goes back thousands of years. Suhasina Bhapkar and her assistant work under a mirror as they prepare a meal at the Fayette County Extension office… “A little, that’s a potato..add some mustard seed….it’s called peppery..in hindi..it’s called durkah,” said Bhapkar.
It’s ‘Adopt a Highway Summer Scrub Week across Kentucky. This week, volunteers are working to pick up litter and other garbage along miles of roadway. Natasha Lacy with the state transportation department says the need is much greater than the number of volunteers currently. “The need is always there..we focus on about 26 thousand miles of state primary…state secondary supplementary and rural secondary roads. And we certainly have more portions of highway that we can give volunteers groups to adopt for the litter pick up,” said Lacy.
The summer tourism season is what keeps Branson, Missouri thriving. Last year, Branson's live music venues helped draw more than seven million visitors. And so when a tornado tore through the city's popular strip this past February, Branson's future seemed uncertain. As Missy Shelton of member station KSMU reports, city leaders are working hard to let people know that Branson is open for business.