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    American Legion New Year’s Eve Gala

  • Why make resolutions?

        The dawn of a new year is a time when many people take inventory of the previous 12 months and begin thinking about ways they can improve their lives in the coming year. Such looking ahead can provide inspiration and motivation.
        Resolving to make changes at the beginning of a new year is a tradition for many people. Even when people veer off course from their resolutions, many pick themselves up, dust themselves off and try again year after year.

  • Marathon viewing, a New Year’s tradition

        Streaming television service providers and on-demand services offered by cable and satellite companies have opened the door for television fans to engage in marathon viewing sessions of their favorite shows.
        Such sessions are now routinely characterized as “binge watching,” in which people spend hours on end watching popular series such as “Game of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead” and “Stranger Things,” often watching multiple episodes in a single session.

  • Bowl games and New Year’s Day

        New Year’s Day is rife with tradition. Perhaps no such tradition is more exciting for fans of college football than the handful of New Year’s Day bowl games featuring some of the sport’s best teams. New Year’s Day bowl games can trace their origins back to the 19th century.

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  • Ready..Set..Go! gets former nurse moving at Life Care

        Nancy Robinson, a retired licensed practical nurse, had to have a total knee replacement surgery. After having the procedure done at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, she came to Life Care Center of Morgan County for rehabilitation on Nov. 10.         
        “I wasn’t worried at all about the care I would receive here,” said Robinson. “I’d seen how great it was firsthand with my husband.”

  • Author's Alley

    The Christmas Pageant

        The year was 1948. Our small town of Montague, Mich. was awaiting one of the biggest Christmas events of the year, the annual high school Christmas pageant. It was a time for young and old to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.
        The high school production was special to our little community. It seemed at the time that everyone came to the high school auditorium to see the play about the birth of our Savior.

  • The Lifestyle Connection

    Dear John,

  • Coalfield

        Love and prayers to all of our friends, families and neighbors. We pray you will be healed and be able to enjoy the glorious events of the season.
        On Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Gazebo at Coalfield School, Keith Adcock will lead us in our favorite carols. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served afterward during our fellowship.

  • We’re almost there!

        Do you fear you’ll run out of time to prepare for the holidays? Follow this guide to stay on top of your holiday planning! Here’s the last of the six checklists to help you prepare for the upcoming festivities.  
        With one week to go before Christmas arrives, you should:
        • Clean every room in your house
        • Jot down the number for a designated driver service in your area, and keep it close at hand