Purcell author pens book
Purcell author Selynda Vass recently released her children’s book “Camilla Chinchilla and the Heroes of the Tornado.” Camilla Chinchilla is a classroom pet that rides out a storm with the children who care for her....
Youth Day at the Courthouse planned
Local 4-H members will learn such things as what happens after you get a speeding ticket and how property taxes are calculated during Youth Day at the Courthouse....
I came. I saw. I was perplexed.
Sometimes, we need to look at ourselves and our surroundings with fresh eyes. No, we will not need to get eyeball transplants. We just have to concentrate on every item and every person as if it was the first time....
Don’t overreact to son’s annoying habit
Q: We are having a problem with our 32-month-old son. He picks his nose — most often in a public setting — and then proceeds to wipe it on other family members. It’s disgusting. We have tried ignoring his behavior and mildly smacking his ...
Some children are in need of proper winter weather clothing
Q: I was dropping my son off at middle school last week and it was 9 degrees. I could not believe the number of kids going into the building in ridiculously cold weather with inappropriate clothing. Some were even wearing flip flops. I saw ...
Canine dental hygiene is important
Dear Dr. Fox: My 11-year-old Havanese dog is suffering from tartar-encrusted teeth. Her front teeth — both top and bottom — have become loose and are beginning to fall out. At times she is unable to eat her dry food. Her breath is ...
Volunteers assist woman with claiming $290K back pay
The volunteer of the week is an Air Force veteran who takes time from his job as much as possible to assist veterans on Thursday. Mark Oliver is married to Barbara, who supports what he is doing for the men and women who have served in the ...
Tips and support services available for family caregivers
Dear Savvy Senior, What resources do you recommend that offer help to caregivers? I’ve been taking care of my 82-year-old mother, and it’s wearing me to a frazzle....
Preventing trich vital for cattle ranchers
Excellent rainfall during 2013 across much of Oklahoma allowed drought-stressed pastures to rebound. These rainfall events in central and eastern parts of our state saw many ranchers rebuilding cattle numbers. While rebuilding, many ...
Deep Water Exercise class at County Y turns into its own ‘support group’
Technically, they form the Deep Water Exercise class at the Cleveland County Y. Informally, they have named themselves the Silver Foxes, with one lone male who answers to the tag “rooster in the hen house.” This hearty group of swimmers ...
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