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Spring fever arrives

Spring fever arrives

Wednesday is here – deadline day – and once again I am sitting here staring at the darn computer screen. As usual, I couldn’t think of a thing to write…

“Asleep at the wheel” hits home

“Asleep at the wheel”  hits home

The call came Friday morning. There’s been a bad accident on M-66, north of Marion, and we think one of your delivery people was involved. A thousand miles away I’m…

April showers arrive this week

April showers arrive this week

The calendar says it is April out there, but I think we are really about a month behind this year. April, that rainy, muddy wonderful month is slow in coming.…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

REMI 123D15: Remi is a stray that was found on Edwin Rd in Harrison. Remi is a big boy that weighs 65 lbs. Remi is an adult dog with pretty…

Prop 1 – fix roads, but no more taxes

Prop 1 – fix roads, but no more taxes

I’ve had several readers ask me my position on Proposition 1, issue we will be expected to approve or disapprove on the May 5th ballot. As you probably already know…

Recovery and a sedentary lifestyle

Recovery and a sedentary lifestyle

I’m bored. I know, after scaring myself and my family with the first serious illness of my life just two weeks ago, I need to remember to be thankful, as…

Easter separates facts from fiction

Easter separates facts from fiction

This is the time of year when tale spinners come out of the woodwork with conspiracy theories about the authenticity of the resurrection of Christ. As always, when the dust…

Mom isn’t always right when it comes to flu

Mom isn’t always right when it comes to flu

Wouldn’t you know on the last day of winter it hit me- my first cold since winter began in December of 2014.  And man this cold has been a doozy.…

Take a little time to smell the roses

Take a little time to smell the roses

One of the things I brought home from the hospital with me Tuesday was a little ceramic angel, a gift from friends of son Don who have “been through and…

How Angela saved her church

How Angela saved her church

I was disappointed to learn that a once vibrant church was about to close.  Learning about those looming locked doors brought memories of days when that church had been one…