Former teachers help teachers with care packages


This week’s bouquets go to: Two local teachers received boxes of school supplies and tokens of appreciation recently from other former teachers. Emily Lightfoot and Michelle Carne received the boxes of supplies and gifts donated from members of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Sigma chapter. ...

Holiday season buzzed driving is drunk driving


This holiday season the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to remind all drivers about the dangers of drinking and driving. Before traveling to holiday festivities or seasonal vacations, make sure you plan for a sober ride home ...

New Omicron variant worth keeping a close eye on


Is there an end to COVID-19? Not anytime soon, it appears. Omicron, a new variant of the coronavirus, has made its appearance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which knows a thing or two about pandemics, announced that the World Health Organization has classified the variant as ...

A feeding frenzy with friends; Steak or salmon is on the menu


Hello friends and welcome back to another week of food talk! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and I have been doing my best to tap into that spirit. Not too long ago, I had my friends Toby and Audrey, as well as their wonderful little tykes over for a nice Irish lamb stew dinner. This ...

Drive safely while viewing holiday lights


Enjoying holiday lights from your car is a great way to get into the holiday spirit, but it can also be extremely dangerous if you’re not careful. “Holiday lights are beautiful to look at, but can also be a dangerous distraction for passing motorists,” said Adrienne Woodland, ...