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Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Dog Days of summer are here and have been marked in the sky since ancient Mediterranean times when Sirius, the Dog Star, and the Sun rises at the same time each year from July 3 until August 11.  The Greek translation of the word Sirius means “scorching” which accurately describes the ho…

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

According to the Sevier County Clerk’s office, 24 couples were issued marriage licenses during the month of June. They are as follows:

Friday, July 06, 2018

When it comes to preventable accidents in America, the next eight weeks are considered to be the deadliest, according to the National Safety Council. Some of the most significant and preventable killers during this time are fires, drownings, hot car deaths, pedestrian fatalities, excessive h…

June and July are good months to stock up on anything related to enjoying the outdoors. Stores are knocking themselves out to entice you with sale prices on camp-friendly items such as tents, chairs, coolers, and outdoor living supplies. The coming weeks will be a good time to stock up on su…

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Saylor Turner of Foreman won 1st place in the 5- 8-year-old Wildlife art division at the Ouachita Festival at Beavers Bend Park in Broken Bow, Okla. Saylor is the 6-year-old daughter of Brent and Abbye Turner and the granddaughter of Tom and Debbie Ernest of Horatio and Lynn and Kathy Turner…

Monday, June 25, 2018

How can you tell if a watermelon is ripe and sweet? Of course, everyone knows you knock on it as if you’re knocking on a door. If someone answers, you’ve got a very special watermelon. Either that, or you put a Redbull energy drink in your coffee instead of water, and you may be hearing thin…

Monday, June 18, 2018

According to the Sevier County Clerk, 16 couples were issued marriage licenses during the month of May. They are as follows:

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

If you are a cat, it might. Since July of 2015, the Internet has been buzzing with videos of cats losing their minds over cucumbers. It all started with a short video of a cat that was spectacularly frightened of an innocent cucumber on the floor. (If the cat had been outdoors, it probably w…

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

In ancient times, farmers around the world knew the secrets of successful gardening with natural methods. For example, Native Americans realized the benefits of companion planting, and how certain plants can improve the growth and pest resistance of their neighbors. 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant.