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Out and About – Week of August 20th

School used to start the day after Labor Day, but as far as when the school bell rings this year will depend on where you live. School has already started in parts of Indiana and Illinois. No matter when school starts for your children, it’s not too late to shop for those back-to-school clothes and supplies. The Stone House, located …

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Monty

Hi, my name is Monty. I am a tricolor, male beagle mix. I’m about two years old and am very friendly. I am partially house-broken. My face is interesting because it is kind of brindled. I know I would make a good buddy to a new family. Please come adopt me so I may love you. My docket number is …

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Out and About – Week of August 13th

This time next month, college students should be settled in their living quarters. If your son or daughter is returning to college for their second year, the problems that existed a year ago should be forgotten. They will be familiar with the campus and dorm life, so the stress level should be lower and easier to deal with. What I’d …

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Mark My Words – Fifteen wonderful years

I’m baaaaaack. Honestly, I am not sure if anyone really missed my columns, but I admit, I sure missed writing them.  Where have I been? Good question. To use a tired excuse, I was just busy. As my children grow, so does their participation in activities.   Between driving them here, there and everywhere, attending their many events, work, and all …

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Storm

I am Storm.  I am a loving, purring, four year old, grey, long-haired, spayed, female.  I have been declawed on my front paws.  I don’t want to be with a dog family.  When visiting with the lady that does this Pet Of Week article, I enjoyed loving on her and purring.  I had a great time investigating the the room …

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Out and About – Week of August 6th

I must apologize to my Canadian friends. I failed to mention earlier that yesterday was Civic Holiday in Canada. I’ll try to do better when it comes to holidays celebrated by our neighbors to the north. As we begin the month of August, there aren’t any real days of celebration this month, unless you want to consider the fact that …

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Ziggy

They call me Ziggy here at Animal Control.  I don’t know why I haven’t found my new home.  I am a male, Tri-colored Beagle mix, about two years old.  I like other dogs, and am partially house trained.  I am sweet and playful.  I am a little on the small side.  I will need my neuter surgery. My docket number …

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Out and About – Week of July 30th

At this time of the year, everyone should be aware how important it is to keep yourself hydrated. We should consume more water even if we’re not thirsty. Staying hydrated year-round is equally important, yet is easily overlooked. Driving while dehydrated might cause you to lane drift or be late in braking your vehicle. According to “Men’s Health”, a person’s …

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Mango & Mandarin

We are two brothers.  I am Mango I am reserved and take awhile to warm up.  My brother is Mandarin, and I have longer hair, and I am more outgoing and I love to be petted.  I am very playful.  I quickly start to purr But we both started to purr while the lady taking our pictures was with us.  We are five …

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Out and About – Week of July 23rd

I feel that I must apologize for the actions of some individuals of my generation. We are the ones responsible for raising children who were never taught manners or responsibility. Now I’m not saying that all of us failed at parenting, because most took the responsibility seriously. What I’m saying is that many things have changed over the years, which …

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