It’s winter. Days are short, nights are cold; unusually nice afternoon and rain instead of snow. We have three months to wonder what the weath…

Eight Senior Companion volunteers from Ellis, Hays and La Crosse were honored for their service with the program at the Dec. 7 in-service meet…

Christmas is my favorite holiday — since I was a child. It never has been about the gifts, but about the excitement and joy in the air, family…

There is an old advertising axiom that you do not see advertisements for tires in the newspaper until you actually need tires. All of a sudden…

Can you imagine how many turkeys are needed in every grocery store in America at holiday time?

A few years ago, I was contacted by an attorney. “Mom” had died, dividing her property between several children. One of the children (Fred) wa…

Let me depart from my scheduled article on estate planning. I am lucky I have a very good friend who allows me to “hunt” on his land. Actually…

Nola Ochs. Do you remember Nola? She made history in 2007, at the age of 95 she graduated from Fort Hays State University.

As I have related, I took care of my grandmother for approximately 10 years. When I took over, she had lost her brothers, my grandfather and a…

Bob Glassman, Hays, will celebrate his 85th birthday Oct. 27 with a card shower.

Noel Coward was a great writer of comedies and comic songs. One of my favorites is a ditty titled, “We must all be very kind to Auntie Jessie.”

LaVerne Wiedeman will celebrate his 80th birthday Saturday with an open house from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Western Coop Electric, 635 S. 13th, WaKee…

I began caring for my grandmother in 2001. The circumstances were much unanticipated.

I spent 14 days at the Kansas State Fair. This was my 48th year working my shift from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 4-H Encampment building. Each ye…

These cool days are warning of what to come. Sooner or later, we’re going to end garden season. This year, as every year, has given us many su…

Sept. 21, 1933, was one of those great fall days in Hays. It was almost 3 o’clock, closing time for Farmers State Bank as Nick Arnold approach…

My wife and I graduated from law school in 1980. We left school with debt related to our law school education. It took the better part of 10 y…

In my last article, I dealt with a few of our many environmental factors and their absolute fine tuning. Fine tuning in our lives is not limit…

On Jan. 16, 1920, the 18th Amendment was passed and it instantly became illegal to manufacture, sell or transport alcohol.

From left, Hays Senior Companions Shirley Hrabe, Beverly Safford and Millie Karlin were honored for their service with the program at the Sept…

My sons and I are Kansas City Chiefs fans. Last Friday, Josh, my oldest, received a telephone call from the Chiefs ticket office. They really …

Isabella Koerner, Hays, will celebrate her 94th birthday Sept. 20 with a card shower.

Clara Suppes, Hays, will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hays Plaza, 1005 W. 28th, Hays, K…

I’ve been thinking back, remembering how Jim and I got started writing for the Generations page.

The family of Coach Larry Friend would like to celebrate his 80th birthday Aug. 27 with a card shower.