Santa’s helpers get the job done

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Santa Claus is a very busy man, especially during the month of December. Not only does he have a list to check – not once, but twice – he has toys to...

I Remember…

Winter Snow is falling, large, lacy flakes. How soon they cover the ground. I remember back to the days of my youth – to winters past – now, quite a few. These memories bring me comfort. I remember making...

I Remember…

Thanksgiving is upon us. What does it mean to you? Today, feasting is in first place. Tables are filled with delicious food in abundance. Family and friends gathering, fellowship and football – lots of belt loosening. Be...

The sweetness of the shagbark hickory

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Just a few weeks ago, the leaves of the shagbark hickory trees were glowing golden along the edge of my woods, and their nuts are keeping the squirrels busy. I’ve always admired...

PMH and IGA celebrate Diabetes Awareness Day

To celebrate National Diabetes Awareness Day, November 14, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital teamed with Pocahontas IGA to host diabetes friendly “tasting stations” around the store.  PMH staff and Diabetes Support Group members manned the...

‘Tie One On’ for Safety

‘Tis the season for love and compassion, family and friends, celebrations and parties! It’s time for reflecting upon the past year and looking forward to the New Year ahead. Yet, all too often, the...

I Remember…

Memories, cont. One of our nursing home residents was a retired nurse, and she could be a handful. She could not communicate verbally, but she let you know what she was thinking by her actions....

A Healing day on the creek

Veteran’s Day got off to a cold start, but things always warm up after you catch a few fish. Mike Burns and the Hot Springs Chapter of Project Healing Waters took to the water near...