Navigating through the process of applying for federal assistance and benefits can be a bit tricky, which is why the Jackson County government is looking to establish a Veteran's Information and Referral Office.
Summertime isn't quite here yet, but the water jets and the winding slides of the Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center's Splash Zone signaled Saturday that swimming time has arrived for area kids.
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.