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Lifestyles

The best mislaid planners of mice and men…

I’m really old-fashioned. Instead of a pocket planner, I carry around a bulky purple leather-bound, eight-ring daily planner that has many, many, bits of information useful only to me. It must weigh 3 pounds. Some say that without my planner, I would only have half a brain. Maybe they’re ...

Senior news

SENIOR ATHLETES: The Senior Olympics began in Ohio in 1979 to promote healthy lifestyles and physical activity for Ohioans 50 and older, and to provide top quality athletic competition. Locally, the Senior Olympics have been led by Direction Home of Eastern Ohio for close to 40 years. ...

Power of grassroots: Investing in meat processing

Last week, Gov. DeWine announced the recipients of $15 million grant to Meat Processors in Ohio. This is the second round of awards through the Ohio Meat Processing Grant Program administered by The Ohio Department of Development in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. ...

Saturday night supper and Sunday brunch with the family

After my husband Joe and our sons Benjamin, 22, and Joseph, 19, left for work, I took a shower and now want to get this column written. Daughter Lovina will go to work this morning helping stain trim at a friend’s house. My plans are to go help daughter Loretta get her house cleaned for the ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. BRAIN AWARENESS MONTH: June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. More than 6 million Americans 65 and older live with Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, fatal brain disease that ...

Hammerheads may be lurking in your soil

When we mention hammerheads, we are not talking about hammerhead sharks. What we are referring to are the hammerhead flatworms that have been rediscovered in Ohio this year. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but hammerhead flatworms are real and might be in your backyard if it ...