More fruits and veggies? National Nutrition Month a good time to start

More fruits and veggies? National Nutrition Month a good time to start

I do most of the cooking in my house and try to make sure that the meals I prepare are both good tasting and healthy. However, I am in a rut when it c...

March 10th, 2017 |  


$750,000 approved for a new youth substance abuse program in Fayette County

Faith in Recovery Prevention Coalition members approved a $750,000 budget recently to operate a new program in Fayette County to address youth substan...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Eating right isn’t complicated

March is National Nutrition Month so here are some ideas to help you eat healthier! Reaching and maintaining a healthier weight contributes to your ov...

March 10th, 2017 |  



COA lunch and activities scheduled

The lunch menu for the Fayette County Commission on Aging from March 13-17 is as follows:MONDAYShredded chicken on tortilla, corn casserole, Spanish r...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Health Fair and Family Fun Day returns April 29

Health Fair and Family Fun Day returns April 29

The 27th-annual Health Fair and Family Fun Day will be held at the Grace Community Church on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the communit...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Health District/Help Me Grow accredited for quality service

Health District/Help Me Grow accredited for quality service

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) has announced that the Healthy Families America (HFA) affiliate, Fayette County Health District/Help Me Grow...

March 7th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: Gingersnaps, cornbread salad and ‘stuff’

Editor’s Note: Gloria and Daniel are doing something that probably sounds amazing to any new parents: leaving their young children with trusted ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Water, other non-sugary drinks best option for kids

Water, other non-sugary drinks best option for kids

My children used to drink a lot of high-sugar soft drinks. A few years ago we cut back, limiting them to one a day. But I saw something recently that ...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Surgery director discusses community at Fayette County Memorial Hospital

How does the feeling of community relate to what is happening in a surgical operating room?For Jason Vaughan, the director of surgery at Fayette Count...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


VP Pence pledges to ‘lift weight’ of Obamacare

SPRINGDALE, Ohio — Vice President Mike Pence promised small business executives in Ohio on Thursday that the Trump administration will “li...

March 3rd, 2017 |