He was only about 9 years old when another kid at school tackled him for no reason. There to observe an athletic event, I naturally rushed to the scene.
Once upon a time, the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said, “Someone may steal from it at night.” So, they created a position for a night watchman and hired a person to fill the job.
AVON PARK — The Senior Connection Salt and Pepper Outstanding Senior Awards were created as a tribute to the late Honorable Claude Pepper, whose commitment to improving the lives of seniors and whose accomplishments as an older American continue to inspire others today. Any individual age 60…
It’s not easy getting old, as the saying goes, and it can be even harder to watch your parents age. Helping parents transition into the later years of their lives can be a delicate matter, but there are ways to help them ease into an elderly stage and cope better with challenges.
AVON PARK — The first school in Highlands County to partner with the Becoming a Modern Day Princess program, according to Brittney Fann, Florida representative of MDP, is Walker Memorial Academy in Avon Park.
AVON PARK — Debbie Augusta, president, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Women’s Guild, and on behalf of the Guild, presented Priscilla Preece, executive director of Samaritan’s Touch Care Center, a check for $2,000 Wednesday.
TIFTON, Ga. — Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring semester were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the President’s Honor List, the Dean’s Honor List, and the Distingui…
We live in a society that places a great deal of emphasis on sports. We see professional athletes paid astronomical salaries and find the broadcast airways filled with almost endless coverage of all types of sporting events.
“We’ve tried everything!” is one of the more common testimonials I hear from parents who’ve just described persistent and highly vexing discipline problems with a child or children.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kathryn Knipper, from Lake Placid qualified for the Spring 2019 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.
After they leave the military, veterans often look to start a second career. For many, owning a business is an attractive career path because they have honed many of the skills needed to be successful entrepreneurs, such as ambition and a drive to succeed, during their time in the military.
The Wall Street Journal (3/16/2019) printed a letter-to-the-editor in which Upland, California psychiatrist/psychoanalyst Charlene Moskovitz promotes the alleged benefits of medication and psychotherapy for children diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and ADHD (and, presumably, other emotion…