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The cold winter temperatures here in Missouri had Deb Donatti, Owensville, wearing her wig again.
Longmeadow Rescue Ranch in Union will hold a Spring Fling Family Fun day Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Two new sessions of OPTIONS: A Parenting Curriculum for High Conflict Families will be offered in Sullivan at Grace United Methodist Church, 952 N. Church St.
In March 2009, Diane Jones of Washington suffered from an injury which led to her breaking several toes. This triggered a very rare neurological condition which causes constant and often severe pain with no physical cure. At her son’s graduation, Diane was in a wheelchair.
“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”
For the author of a new YA (young adult) book about a time-traveling teenage girl, it seems only fitting that the thing that inspired her to write a novel in the first place was her own traveling experience.
It’s been nearly three years since an F-5 tornado hit Joplin May 22, 2011, and destroyed much of the town. It was the deadliest tornado to hit the United States since 1947, and there were many stories of loss and sadness.
Mardi Manary, RN, BSN, will be the guest speaker at the 2014 World Day of Prayer, an ecumenical service for people of all faiths to come together Friday, March 7. Locally the service will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 Washington St. in Union.
Vicki and Jerry Conway didn’t use the words “Christmas miracle” to describe what happened to them last December, but they believe there was some Divine intervention involved.
Once again the haunting sounds of centuries-old shape note singing will be heard in the Missouri Valley.
Sundays are eat-in-front-of-the-television nights. That’s when “Downton Abbey” is on and another program Spark and I are hooked on. This week we had to set up an extra TV tray for Nell Whittaker, an English girl who’s staying with us for a few weeks.
Don’t talk to Jack Sims about retiring. Even though he is 95 this Saturday, Feb. 22, he won’t think about putting the brakes on his career as a portrait photographer.
Editor’s Note: This story was written by Pam LeBlanc, staff writer with the Austin American-Statesman, and appeared in that newspaper Jan. 7, 2014.
How awesome to have a break from our frigid weather — a few days free of cold temps is better than nothing. I’m hoping we get some rain. It might wash away the grit on the streets that’s making its way into our garage and being carried inside on the soles of our shoes.
The 2014 World Day of Prayer worship service, sponsored by the local Church Women United, will be observed Friday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 Washington St., Union. All are invited.