Don't be too quick to judge others before knowing their story

The sales clerk kept telling me which candles I should smell. "Try this one,” she said. “It's really good." I wanted to be left alone with my sniffing, to take my tim 17 April 2014 [10:30 AM]

How much joy can you stand?

Everyone has a dream. It might whisper to us in a still, small voice, or it may have the volume and intensity of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The problem 17 April 2014 [10:26 AM]

Fighting The Good Fight

  Cindy Kline dreams of a world without cancer and does her part to find the cure. “If a little is done by many, a lot can be accomplished by all,” said Mrs. Kline, Cherok 17 April 2014 [12:22 AM]

Doris' legacy: Beloved teacher loses battle with cancer

  Eloquent. Funny. A free spirit. The epitome of a lady. A person who looked deeply into others and saw their genuine goodness. This is the way Doris Sanders will be remembered. Many 10 April 2014 [12:37 AM]

YES! Story - Fight Cancer: Local boy with positive outlook battles, beats cancer twice

Having beaten cancer twice has made Collin Boyd stronger. “Whenever I’m hurt I say, ‘I’ve been through worse,’ and I get over it,” the fifth-grader said. 02 April 2014 [11:30 PM]

Fur-well to my family's beloved beagle Daisy

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How much joy can you stand?

Everyone has a dream. It might whisper to us in a still, small voice, or it may have the volume and intensity…

17 April 2014 [10:26 AM]
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Fighting The Good Fight

Cindy Kline dreams of a world without cancer and does her part to find the cure. “If a little is…

17 April 2014 [12:22 AM]
Gone but not forgotten: Remembering my grandfather

April 3 marked my grandfather Earl Patton’s 98th birthday. He is in heaven, but not a day passes that I do not think about him and the kind of man he was. He was honest and hardworking. He was the…

10 April 2014 [12:41 AM]
Getting by with a little help from my friends

As a firm believer that God or (insert Higher Power of personal choice here) puts people in your life for a reason. Trying to make new friends and acquaintances anytime the opportunity presents itself is a common factor of daily…

10 April 2014 [12:39 AM]
What makes you happy? April 3, 2014

FOOD WHO: Rebecca Hoeffner-Smith, Tyler WHAT: Peanut butter and jelly. (Only grape jelly, of course!) WHY: It makes me remember how much I loved them as a kid. Ah, simpler times. MUSIC WHO: Lisa Hamilton Godfrey, Tyler WHAT:…

02 April 2014 [10:51 PM]