The Springs Share Dance of Life With Fans

By Lauren Schwab Country Music duet, The Springs, is carving out a place of longevity in Music City. With tight harmonies, sure-footed songwriting direction, high energy shows, authenticity and undeniable chemistry – Stewart and Holly Halcomb are captivating hearts of country music fans. Featuring both male and female vocals, the driven pair come packed with a growing […]

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Life is Like Biscuits

By Lauren Schwab Southern Humorist, Jane Jenkins Herlong, shared this story in her email newsletter. One Sunday morning at a small Southern church, the new pastor called on one of his deacons to lead in the opening prayer. The deacon stood up, bowed his head and said, “Lord I hate buttermilk.” The pastor opened one […]

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Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors

By Lauren Schwab Dolly Parton’s story of growing up in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains is an inspiration to never forget where you came from and appreciate how it shapes you into the person you are today. “I really wanted to celebrate the people, my whole family, who made me who and what I am today,” […]

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“If You’re Feeling Helpless, Help Someone”

  By Lauren Schwab As spring approaches, I can can feel the warmth renewing my attitude, inspiration and aspiration to serve others. I have heard if one door closes another one is meant to open. It can be easy to focus on lose and what has gone wrong instead of what could go right because […]

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Country Boy, Granger Smith Sings of Merica, Miles & Mudtires

By Lauren Schwab Texas country music sensation, Granger Smith, brings his part of the country across America with his debut album, Remington, and playing shows from west to east coast. Smith performed for Cincinnati fans at Bogarts on February 20. Yee Yee Nation was alive in the city. Smith took time to visit with fans […]

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Miss America, Betty Cantrell, Appreciates American Farmers and the American Dream

By Lauren Schwab 2016 Miss America, Betty Cantrell, spoke at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Young Farmer & Ranchers (YF&R) conference on February 15 in Kansas City, Missouri. Cantrell has teamed up with AFBF to promote healthy lifestyles for kids through her platform, “Healthy Children, Strong America.” Her platform will not only focus on encouraging […]

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Steve Harvey: You Have To Jump & Sow Seed for Success

By Lauren Schwab I have learned there is no end to success. You have to keep jumping in life and know it takes time to grow. There must be times for ourselves, but in farming we must take care of others, the animals and the land, because they take care of us. There are seasons […]

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