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Serving the community: God provides the energy

Serving the community: God provides the energy

Ministry members hope to serve and fill the spiritual needs of others By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus Helping others, providing support, giving time and talents to others…

For these bakers, the secret ingredient is love

For these bakers, the secret ingredient is love

Christmas fundraiser for local Salvation Army a labor of love for the Good News Class By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus The Good News Sunday School Class ladies…

One woman’s courageous journey to make a difference

One woman’s courageous journey to make a difference

Janice S. Ellis PhD: ‘From Liberty to Magnolia, In search of the American Dream’ By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus Most of us over the age of 50…

Nearly 20 years cancer free; one woman’s incredible journey

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer These two words, breast cancer, have the ability to send nearly every woman into a tizzy. I doubt there’s a woman alive who hasn’t thought about…

Mammograms: ‘Don’t put it off’

Mammograms: ‘Don’t put it off’

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer I don’t know any woman who enjoys a mammogram, but it’s a preventive screening that can save your life. It’s important to be done yearly once…

Thousands raised at local 2017 Relay for Life

Ray and Lafayette counties combine to increase efforts By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Every year a Relay for Life walk takes place in Ray County and in Lafayette County. This past…

OCTOBER IS …

NATIONAL AUDIOLOGY AWARENESS MONTH Liz Johnson/Richmond News Staff Writer We live in a noisy world. I suffer from hearing loss, nearly 90 percent loss in one ear. And it can…

The Boomer burden: Emotional housecleaning – Boomers now sifting through a lifetime of stuff

The Boomer burden: Emotional housecleaning – Boomers  now sifting through a lifetime of stuff

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer As a person over the age of 60, which makes me a certified baby boomer, I have found myself in the position of caring for…

Ray County Music Jam: ‘Doing it because they love to have fun’

Ray County Music Jam: ‘Doing it because they love to have fun’

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer The walls of the Eagleton Center bulging on the fourth Friday of the month with the sounds of foot-stomping old country, bluegrass and Gospel music at the…

The Girlfriends: ‘Changing hearts, changing lives … one girlfriend at a time’

The Girlfriends: ‘Changing hearts, changing lives … one girlfriend at a time’

A women’s ministry and the bonds that stitch them together By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer – Living 50-Plus They started out as the Bobbin Babes, a group of women who…

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