During the dog days of summer, many anglers put their rods and reels down and are content to wait until later in the fall for cooler weather. But the coller weather period for this part of the…

Themed weddings are by far my favorite weddings because they give you the chance to do something different; to balk at tradition; to express your own personal taste against the backdrop of mat…

It is the simplest of things; the smallest of things, that can move mountains. For Paige and Adam, something as small as a hair tie opened the door of opportunity, and a chance for love to grow.

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to attend a unique wedding ceremony unlike any other in the past: a “Drive-In Social Distancing Wedding.” While social distancing has proven to separate p…

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DEMOTTE — A soon-to-be bride and groom were surprised Sunday afternoon when a parade of well-wishers, some in decorated vehicles, drove by with honking horns and shouts of love and best wishes…

Happy Easter everyone! Alleluia. The word “alleluia” is the perfect word for Easter, a word that expresses the sheer joy/gratitude we feel, as we celebrate what our “incredible” God has done f…

The lights, sounds, and smells of the county fair bring back a flood of wonderful memories for many enthusiasts. From rodeos to monster trucks, death defying carnival rides to cute, gigantic s…

For 20 years, Allen and Jenny Pierson of Rensselaer have kept their love alive with humor, encouragement, and communication. The couple met in a chat room in October 1999. They began their rel…

Taking a chance on love and marriage for the second (or third) time is certainly worthy of celebration. The Pew Research Center reports that at least four in 10 new marriages now include at le…

Families come in all shapes and sizes. During special events — particularly those steeped in tradition, such as weddings — blended families may have to employ certain tactics to ensure the eve…

DEMOTTE – The anticipated opening of Kali Apparel was met with flair at their opening day celebration on Friday, Oct. 25. The owners, Kaelyn Fischer and Alisa Sutton, said they had a line at t…

Mac and Linda Howard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii, accompanied by children and grandchildren. The couple were married on Oct. 6, 1969, in Wheatfield with Rev…

WHEATFIELD —The best stories about true love involve two people who defy the odds; who believe with every fiber of their being that they were meant to journey through life together. I have tha…