Events for July 2015

EventsJuly 4 — Mason 150 Summer Celebration, Mason. Join Mason for their 150 Summer Celebration. Start your day by attending the Country Seat Old Car Club Car Show at the Courthouse Square from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Later, beginning at 7:30 p.m., enjoy the ...
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Fighting for Equal Rights

Women have been fighting to be seen as equal to men in the eyes of the law since the beginning of the Women’s Rights Movement in the 1800s. Because of women like Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul and other early feminists who fought relentlessly for the ...
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Happily Ever After

Editor’s Note: Welcome to a special series from the Sutterlin Family. This month, the family wraps up their account of their experience hosting a German high school exchange student. Enjoy!From The SutterlinsAt some point in most people’s lives, a ...
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Jurassic World

More than 20 years after the terrible events that occurred at the original Jurassic Park, people have returned to the island for a new, ‘safer’ experience. The dream of a bigger, wilder dinosaur theme park has been realized and people from around ...
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Watermelon Salad

From the Kitchen of Cathy BlatnikIngredients 3 cups seedless watermelon, diced 1 cup green pepper, membrane and seeds removed, chopped 1 cup cucumber, seeds removed, chopped 1 cup radishes, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon ...
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Bilingual Babies

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? As many who have tried know, the older a person gets, the harder it is to pick up a new language. The earlier a language is introduced to someone, the better chance they have of retaining it.Gaëlle Cassin-Ross, ...
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Spring and early summer are always great times to clear away debris from our yards, clean out the closets in our houses and prune our trees. In April, I finally had my trees pruned and one dying tree taken down before another storm did more damage to ...
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Using Art to Create Change

An Story For many people, art can be therapeutic; something about using paint, clay or other materials to create something new and express feelings brings about a calm that allows the artist to forget about the frustrations of the day. ...
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