Topping trees is a terrible practice

Topping a tree is an all-too-common practice among homeowners, particularly when their trees become too tall and pose a possible threat to...

Randy and Linda Plummer will celebrate their first 50 years of marriage!

In 1968 this young couple was married at the Zanesville United Methodist Church and embarked on a journey that has created an incredible story...

Funny Things Kids Say: Little girl’s fever takes the morning train

Sara, 2, had a fever one night last week. The next morning the fever was gone. Sara knew that her father had...

Playing in foam

Dozens of children gathered for a foam party ...

Funny things kids say: Fishing for an explanation leads to smiles

Kathy and family members celebrated Charlotte’s Aunt Stacey’s birthday before Christmas at a Chinese restaurant. Charlotte, 4, wanted fish, so her mother was explaining...

Time to get serious about gardening

Now it begins. Now it all begins. May is the month when most gardeners will be getting serious about planting flowers and vegetables —...

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about Grandma, but because I loved her...

Financial Stress

Indebtedness, overdue bills, loss of income, unemployment, reduction in income, conflict with partner over money management, lack of sufficient income to cover cost of...

What is Hoarding?

(Part one of two parts) You might have heard the word “hoarding” before, but do you know what it is? According to a Mayo Clinic...

Musiclectics to sing at Saturday gospel fundraiser

Among the vocal groups to sing at the Friends Who Care Cancer Relief Foundation’s Gospel Concert and Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 13, will...