Financial Focus | January 11, 2018

How Can You Improve Your Financial Fitness This Year? If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get healthier, you may already be taking the necessary steps, such as improving your diet and increasing your exercise. Of course, physical fitness is important to your well-being – but, at the same time, don’t forget about your financial fitness. Specifically, what… Read More Financial Focus | January 11, 2018

History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

Bread and Roses Strike No groups of people are truly native to North America. People have been coming to this continent for at least 100,000 years. The first of these probably migrated across the Bering Sea. In the 10th century the Vikings came from the other direction and founded a settlement in Greenland. Within what is now the United States, St. Augustine was first settlement in 1565. Immigrants have been coming to this country ever… Read More History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

Letter to the Editor – January 11, 2018

On Monday, January 15, one of Marion County’s most important events will occur. The annual Martin Luther King banquet is the most culturally diverse social gathering in our community. People of all religions, races, income levels and political philosophies attend. The Martin Luther King banquet is hosted by the Marion County Diversified Civic and Social Concerns Organization, better known as MCDCSCO.… Read More Letter to the Editor – January 11, 2018

Obituary | Ed McAdoo

Ed McAdoo, Vice President of Corporate Operations and resident of Allen, Texas, died unexpectedly on January 1, 2018 at the age of 51. Ed is survived by his wife, Melissa McAdoo (Serpas); his children, Joshua Dalton and Megan Elise McAdoo; his brother, Bennie Frank McAdoo Jr. and his sister, Kimberly Lebrun. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Frank McAdoo Sr. and mother, Sherry Ann… Read More Obituary | Ed McAdoo

Let’s Share some Recipes

By Carla Bass – City Editor We started out with cold weather dishes last week and will continue this week with the weather forecast calling for possible winter precipitation. You have your whole meal in one pan, and then can prepare a green vegetable or salad to accompany the meal on the side. Here are several “warm your insides” recipes to try for the winter…of course… Read More Let’s Share some Recipes