Burgers on July 4? Not for the founding fathers A roaring grill and an icy brew are almost as integral to July Fourth as fireworks. But today’s burgers and beers affairs bear little resemblance to the buffet served during our nation’s first Inde...
Jun 30, 2013 | 0 | 43 |
by MICHELE KAYAL Associated PressAssociated Press
Births Windhorst — Jemma Lynn Windhorst, daughter of Parker and Jessica (Marshall) Windhorst of Metropolis, Ill., May 14, 2013, Lourdes hospital. Grandparents are Pat and Pam Windhorst of Metropolis, Ill....
Eating disorders plague teenage boys, too LOS ANGELES — Bryan Piperno was just 9 years old when he began keeping his secret. The Simi Valley, Calif., youngster tossed out lunches or claimed he ate elsewhere. As he grew older, he started pu...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 | 40 |
By Emily Alpert Los Angeles Times (MCT)The Paducah Sun
Hospital therapist offers music to patients AKRON, Ohio — For Chris Blackwell, the arrival of one special therapist during his four-hour dialysis sessions is truly music to his ears. When Akron Children’s Hospital music therapist Sarah Tobia...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 | 38 |
By Cheryl Powell Akron Beacon Journal (MCT)The Paducah Sun
Acknowledge the person, not the disability CHICAGO — In the seven years since a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Ben Trockman has stopped paying attention to stares from strangers, or at least he’s stopped being bo...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 | 42 |
ByBy Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz Chicago Tribune (MCT)The Paducah Sun
Son turned soldier to save home CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Zackery Rhodes missed his carpet. It’s what two tours of Iraq and one tour of Afghanistan will do to a soldier. “I remember coming home and just loving the feeling of lying on...
Jun 23, 2013 | 0 | 28 |
By Jeff Engelhardt Associated PressAssociated Press
Recovery center proves lifesaver for the addicted FLORENCE — Until she checked into the Brighton Recovery Center for Women last July, Debra Harbour thought she would die a junkie. Nearly a year later, Harbour says the home-like, residential center...
Jun 23, 2013 | 0 | 25 |
By Cindy Schroeder Associated PressAssociated Press
A miraculous recovery SHREVEPORT, La. — It was an ordinary summer day when Shelby Patrick went to a birthday party at East Ridge Country Club. As the 10-year-old girl was dropped off, she told her mother the usual “I l...
Jun 23, 2013 | 0 | 25 |
By Loresha Wilson Associated PressAssociated Press