House bill could give more veterans state benefits
We are recognizing Brenda Berry as the volunteer of the week. She is always ready to take on any task that needs to be done on Thursday mornings. With her quick smile, she is a hit with all of our veterans and their spouses. Brenda is ...
Tax filing requirements for seniors
Dear Savvy Senior, What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors this tax season? My income dropped way down when I retired last year, so I’m wondering if I need to even file a tax return this year....
Master Gardeners ‘show-and-tell’ through demo garden
Blooms and garden bounty are already starting to emerge this spring from the Cleveland County Master Gardeners Association’s demonstration garden....
States hope to improve beef cow industry, weather permitting
According to Dr. Derrell Peel with Oklahoma State University, the annual cattle inventory report confirmed that the U.S. cattle herd continued to liquidate in 2013. The inventory of all cattle and calves was 87.7 million head, down 1.8 ...
Contest deadline approaching
Cleveland County’s Oklahoma Home and Community Education Groups’ scholarship fundraiser will be a quilt show May 9 to 10 at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson St. The event’s theme is celebrating the extension’s 100th ...
Going home again
It’s always a humbling experience to spend the night in your girlhood bedroom....
Second-grader struggles with reading
Q: My second-grader hates to read and, in fact, she doesn’t read well at all. We have recently moved to the Oklahoma City area and have heard people talking about a new state reading law. Can you give us any information? — Newcomers Dear ...
Use 3 strikes policy
Q: My 5-year-old is the youngest of my three children. Her older boy/girl twin siblings clearly outshine her athletically. They’re already very skilled at wakeboarding and snow skiing, for example. I think my youngest has decided that ...
14-year-old Chihuahua terrier can’t stop scratching
Dear Dr. Fox: We are at our wit’s end with our 14-year-old Chihuahua/rat terrier. He is having some sort of reaction and, according to our vet, is producing too much yeast. We have been taking him to the vet for a monthly allergy shot, ...
Just One Day?
Some things in life are so important that they belong in the priceless category. These moments and feelings are not one-time events. They are, or should be, an ongoing loop entwined into the very fabric of our lives. It is unfortunate and ...
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