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It’s Christmas! …well almost

It’s Christmas! …well almost

The big day is tomorrow and believe it or not, I am actually ready this year. Well almost…All of the presents except one are, wrapped and under the tree ready…

News from your Sheriff

Well here we are into December and it feels like October.  I’m not complaining because it is easy on the wood pile and easy on the back.  Like most of…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

BUSTER 482D15: Buster is an owner surrender that came into the shelter on 11-25-15.  Buster is an adult dog that weighs 65 lbs and a nice boy that has already…

Extra caution needed by cars and buggies

Extra caution needed by cars and buggies

I am saddened about the van/buggy accident on Beaverton Road which left Sarah Stutzman dead and her three children injured. I pray that the three children recover quickly from their…

‘Tis the season, but is it winter, or spring?

‘Tis the season, but is it winter, or spring?

Last year at this time we had lots of snow on the ground already. We may still get that, but with the sunshine and 50-degree temperatures at the beginning of…

What part of ‘Fear Not” don’t you understand?

What part of ‘Fear Not” don’t you understand?

Who would have thought a children’s Christmas program would make such a lasting impression on me? I’ve been going to programs like this one for more than half a century.…

Parents who host, lose the most

Parents who host, lose the most

By Goldie Wood, Prevention & Outreach Manager, Ten 16 Recovery Network Alcohol Tips for Parents This Christmas Christmas can be a time when there is more alcohol around; children may…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

SKY 200K15: Sky is 1 of a litter of 5 kittens that are around 6 weeks of age.  These babies appear to be in good health.  They are happy, very…

Our money spent on shrimp fights, beer koozies

Our money spent on shrimp fights, beer koozies

I didn’t know much about Senator Jeff Flake (Ariz.) until I saw a segment last night about his new book, “Wastebook: The Force Awakens”, which  features 101 examples of federal…

Tis the season – for Dr. visits and hospital tests

Tis the season – for Dr. visits and hospital tests

For the past week I have been poked and prodded and tested, all in preparation for a colonoscopy this Friday. Hopefully by the time you are reading this column, I…