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Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

•Names will not be withheld. •Letters will be edited for grammar, space and legal concerns. •500 word limit. •Acceptance does not guarantee publication. •Deadline for inclusion in the current week’s

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

My new home office (I was banished upstairs) is a mess – mostly with some of the 500 CDs I’ve accumulated. But I did move a bookshelf stereo system up here with me, and I’ve been listening to quite a bit of 1980s Christian music.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

Parental involvement in education has always been the foundation of student success and achievement. Without parental input, teachers are less likely to reach optimal outcomes in the classroom. Our mid-COVID return to instruction has presented students and educators with unprecedented experiences and challenges that portend to disrupt education service provision in and out of the classroom.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

You do this every day, but probably don’t pay much attention to it – you walk. Did you know the word “walk” is descended from the Old English word “wealcan” which means “to roll.”

There’s a lot rolled up in walking! Besides the obvious physical effects, walking is also good for the mind. It helps improve memory skills, learning ability, concentration and abstract reasoning.

Obituaries

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

Services for John Michael “Mike” Brown, 60, of Lindale, were held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Wayside Revival Center Church in Ben Wheeler with Pastor Walter Dorsey officiating.

Interment followed in Creagleville Cemetery, under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

A funeral service was held for Meda Beth Bement Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Canton, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Tarno officiating.

Meda passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Sept. 17, 2020. She was born Sept. 11, 1927, in Walnut Springs, to Archie Calvin Olson and Ethel Mae Lowe Olson.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

Gary Glenn Driver, 69, died Sept. 18, 2020, at home near Van in the arms of his family after a three-week pitched battle against a bacterial infection that he expected to win in spite of every contradictory medical prediction.

Sep 17, 2020 - 00:00

A graveside service for Sherry Gayle Raley, 70, of Canton, was held Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at Haven of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating.