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Awhile back, before coronavirus put the fear of God into everyone who came down with a cough, I got a cold. So I dragged myself over to Hometown Pharmacy in Hart to pick up some cough medicine.

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If you’ve always wondered what the heck rarebit is, join everyone else. The famous dish known as Welsh Rarebit is actually a misnomer for Welsh Rabbit, and nobody really knows how it became part of the culinary language. A Welsh Rabbit is, at its most basic, toast and cheese, no rabbit—sort …

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Say “Hello” to Callie. Callie is six-months-old and sweet as a pecan pie Callie needs someone with a big heart, as she has a neurological issue that makes her back legs wobbly. But as many people who have adopted special needs pets can attest, these animals seem to really appreciate those wh…

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a new normal for our daily lives. Nonessential businesses are closed, kids are on extended breaks from school, sports have been canceled, social distancing is being enforced, the governor has issued an executive order to stay at home, and groce…

In these strange, unsettling days of sheltering-in-place, we all have to come up with creative ways of coping with what can easily turn into cabin fever. There’s only so much cleaning and organizing and reading and scrapbooking and TV and Facebook binging we can do. So, since we can still go…

Most of my life I’ve been making people laugh. I guess I was born with some sort of standup gene. Even though I was a nerdy kid, I learned that having the ability to crack people up was a sure route to popularity.