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Look at this pretty girl! Her name is Sparrow. Sparrow is approximately one-year-old. She loves to play and should make an excellent “mouser.” Perhaps you are that person and will provide her with a loving forever home? Call the shelter if interested in Sparrow at 861-5395.

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The title of this article is not original with me. But when I saw the phrase a few days ago, it resonated with me. As the COVD-19 virus quarantine continues and increased cases are diagnosed, it is easy to become fearful for ourselves, our families and others we know. As we sanitize, watch t…

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This is going to be a very strange Easter/Passover season—the first any of us remember in lockdown. We can’t go to church or synagogue. Instead of gathering together to worship or share the traditional meal with extended family and friends, we will be sheltered at home, staying safe from the…

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In keeping with my commitment to my readers to keep you laughing during the pandemic, here’s one of my favorite topics to lampoon: luxury pet products.

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I think any parent would tell you their worst nightmare is their child dying or disappearing. Imagine, you come home from work or a night out and your child gone without notice and then the police tell you they are suspecting a possible abduction. Now your brain is telling you to worry more …

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.

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 …

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…

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…