Human Interest

Is Chronic Stress Related to an Increased Risk of Dementia?
By Esther Heerema, MSW | Reviewed by Claudia Chaves, MD Does Stress Cause Alzheimer's? 200514520-008.jpg. Allison Michael Orenstein/ The Image...


Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month
We believe that every child has a right to a safe childhood free of violence. April, Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, is an important...


Snyder, wife, and children Local Man Makes Community Better Through Volunteering
By Sheryl Beadles The 2016 Macon Area Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year was totally surprised when he was given that honor. It was the...


4 Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress
4 Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children...


USDA Offers Food Safety Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illness While...
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 – Spring is finally here. It has been a long wait, but warmer temperatures bring events like weddings, graduations and...


THE HISTORY OF GRADUATION CEREMONIES AND OTHER SCHOOL RITUALS
daily.jstor.org What was school like for our parents, grandparents, and the rest of our ancestors? We often see an individual’s level of education...


Brief History: The Prom
It's Time for the prom: that one special night, usually in May, when girls in colorful gowns and boys in ill-fitting tuxedos pose awkwardly for...


Fun facts about stamp collecting
In the age of modern technology, the idea that a remnant of a popular mode of communication from the not-so-distant past would be popular might...


Celebrities turning 50 in 2018
Men and women turning 50 this year need not fret, as they are in very good company. A number of well-known individuals will likely blow out 50...


Step Back in Time
January 23, 1969 South Gifford By Mrs. Lawrence Patrick Mr. & Mrs. Chester Hill of rural Novinger & Mrs. Jennie Montgomery were among those who...


Mortgage Burning Held
Callao Christian Church held a celebration on Sunday, April 8 for its Family Life Center. The church had a 15 year mortgage for over $200,000 on...


April Person of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles Our April Person of the Month is well-known to many throughout the community. Although born in Phoenix, he has spent most of his...


Supreme Court of Missouri Awards the 41st Circuit The Supreme Court...
Missouri Deputy State Courts Administrator, Earl Kraus, recognized the 41st Judicial Circuit for achieving the Supreme Court Permanency Award. This...


High school sweethearts Carousel Productions Bringing the 60's to Life
Carousel Productions has been practicing hard for its next production, Class of ‘69 a reunion. This is a dinner, dance and interactive show. ...


Martin Luther King Jr. - Biography
Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to...