The wonderful thing about summer is being able to enjoy the great outdoors, whether simply going to the park, the beach or a friend’s cookout. Summer can also be a time of accidents, but by being aware of your child’s dominant sense you can be a little more prepared and aware of possible trouble spots.
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Thirty-nine years ago, a small group of local volunteers started a rape crisis hotline. That humble beginning has grown into one of the area’s most crucial programs, the Crisis Center.
HOWE - Robert and Reba Gattis of Howe were honored on June 27 with a 65th wedding anniverary party. The celebration was attended by family and friends.
Dean and Gail Gilbert of Sherman celebrated 50 years of marriage last week with a family dinner. The Gilberts were married July 3, 1965 in Leonard by Dean Gilbert’s father, the Rev. O.C. Gilbert.
I wrenched my neck a few days ago and wondered whether there was something else I could take for the pain instead of ibuprofen. Based on what I’d read in magazines, I searched for the answer in my fridge, which happened to contain more than 40 pounds of tart cherries I had just picked.
Getting caught in the rain on a bike ride is one thing.
With the 4th of July holiday upon us, experts at Mayo Clinic are offering up some injury prevention tips on some of the most common reasons that send people to the emergency department this time of year.
Grown-ups deserve summer treats — something sophisticated, exotic, and maybe a little intoxicating. Try gourmet flavors like cantaloupe and basil, lemon and ginger, or Egyptian hibiscus and peach. Or, for a summer cocktail party, what about a mojito ice pop with mint leaves suspended inside or pineapple and coconut, with a dash of rum and flaked coconut garnish?
Some people are downsizing their gardens big time. They’re moving from whopping perennial borders to terrariums, tiny Zen gardens and fairy-gardens-in-a-pot. In these little landscapes, a watering can is typically the size of a quarter and a layer of moss serves as ground cover. They require little maintenance and can be enjoyed on a deck, patio or balcony.
Texomaland’s patriotic, fun-loving spirit will be flying high with lots of great family-oriented activities this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Whether you’re into mind-blowing light shows, kicked-back country music, jaw-dropping horsepower, scrumptious barbecue or hands-on history, it’s all right here this weekend. All they need to be complete is you!