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Three Rivers Water Festival a success

Organizers of the 58th Three Rivers Water Festival are calling the 2014 edition a success. The three-day community celebration concluded Saturday with an enhanced fireworks show, thanks to an extra financial contribution from Omni Community Credit Union. Thursday’s parade was capped at the maximum 80 participants, and live music Friday and Saturday nights was enjoyed by hundreds of people. The ... Read More »

Bobbie Jo

Hi there. They call me Bobbie Jo and I am a female black lab mix, about 1 year old. I am very friendly and love attention and to play fetch. I walk nicely on a leash and know how to sit. When I was found my tail was injured and they had to amputate part of it. I am doing ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of June 9th

In case you haven’t heard, Water Festival is happening this week. Thursday through Saturday, June 12 through 14. All the details have been published in this newspaper, so I won’t take the time to bore you with all the details. From the parade Thursday evening to the final firework lighting up the sky Saturday night, Three Rivers will be alive ... Read More »

Feel good stories.

All too often the thrill of victory takes precedence over all else. Everyone wants to be known as the winner. Isn’t that why we participate in sports: to destroy the competition and win? Playing for the love of the game doesn’t matter as much as winning. If you don’t win, what is the point of even playing? Winning is everything! ... Read More »

The times are changing.

Once upon a time families used to sit down and eat dinner together. Not just sit down, but sit at the table. Talk about their day and enjoy the companionship that is family. People went to each other’s house to visit, or write letters by hand, and send greeting cards via the United States Postal Service. And yes, children used ... Read More »

Snow, snow snow.

With the amount of snow that has fallen so far this winter, the piles of snow that line our roads, driveways and sidewalks has grown from small hills into impressive mountains. Some of those heaps of snow actually towering over the people and vehicles that they surround. After one of our many snow storms, I actually stopped shoveling the driveway ... Read More »