Parents need to stay updated on grades
Readers: If you don’t happen to use the technology available to monitor your student’s grades and attendance regularly, we would like to encourage you to check on these things as soon as possible. The first quarter has come and gone, and ...
Counterproductive parenting is not beneficial to children
One of the most problematic words in America’s post-1960s parenting language is “cooperate.” “I want my children to cooperate,” a parent tells me. She tells me this in the midst of complaining that her kids rarely do what she asks them to ...
Funny bone ticklers
One of the best things you can do for your physical and emotional health, your marriage, and relationships in general is to laugh and give others the opportunity to laugh as well. Laughter is truly a universal language among humans and ...
Training your cat can be a difficult task
Dear Dr. Fox: When my three littermate kittens turned adult back in 1998, one developed a urinary tract infection — I believe from one of the controlling littermates not allowing him to use the litter box. I read your column about using a ...
Veterans Corner presented program to several groups
This week, we are recognizing Pastor Franklin Thompson as the volunteer of the week. Thompson has been with us for the last six years, always ready to assist any veteran to navigate the numerous forms required when applying for VA ...
CCFI to offer Theraplay clinics
The Center for Children and Families will offer two therapeutic clinics presented by The Theraplay Institute....
Reassessment time for Medicare Part D beneficiaries
Dear Savvy Senior, I have been enrolled in the same Medicare prescription drug plan for three years now, but my pharmacist told me I should look for a new plan during the open enrollment period that would fit my needs a little better. ...
Resident Betty Harmon garners to two prizes for grape, blackberry jellies in Oklahoma State Fair competition
Betty Harmon likes the color blue, especially the blue ribbons attached to her grape and blackberry jelly entries in the State Fair of Oklahoma competition....
Sometimes it’s good to let missing diamonds stay missing
I think it’s good from time to time to humble yourself a bit. Bring yourself down to earth....
FDAregulation will help better ID gluten-free foods
It is hard to miss all the products lining grocery store shelves proclaiming to be “gluten-free.” Have you ever wondered about the accuracy of those claims? A recently issued U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulation defines the term ...
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