With the help of a bionic leg connected to his own nerves, one amputee is on his way back to walking.
Fitness experts decry ‘resolution dependency’
One of the country’s best-known fitness center chains is launching an initiative to wean people from what it calls an over-dependence on New Year’s resolutions.
VIDEO: Diving Santa swims with sharks
Even Santa Claus enjoys a swim. At the Tokyo Aquarium, children watched as a diver dressed up as Santa Claus fed fish inside a tank and hugged the aquarium's sharks.
Help available for those who mourn
Earlier this year, Ken Elliott experienced the loss of a cherished uncle due to an unexpected work-related accident.
“This man had saved my life and took me in, helped guide me during my own confusing teenage and college years,” Elliott said. “This loss took me by surprise and hit me harder than I could have ever imagined.”
Elliott said his wife Judy has always had a strong trust in God’s presence and caring, and in God’s ability to provide strength and love during difficult times.
Elliott said she took the lead and told him they would be attending the Blue Christmas Service Dec. 22 at Edmond First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Hurd St.
Edmond’s Coffee Creek Baptist Church joins challenge
Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, churchgoers, including members of Edmond’s Coffee Creek Baptist Church, will participate in the Lose to Serve challenge. The challenge is designed to help Oklahomans realize they can better serve their neighbors by living in a healthy body.
The Lose to Serve challenge has two components, a church-wide competition and an individual competition, said the organization’s founder, Cody Bobay.
“What makes our challenge unique is that the prizes won are then passed along to someone in need,” Bobay said. “The winning congregations will give a house or a college scholarship to a needy Oklahoman. The same goes for the top 10 individual challenge winners as well. Our winners will bless others by their efforts.
Antibacterial soaps must prove safety to stay on shelves
Antibacterial washes would have one year to prove they're safe to remain in U.S. stores, part of a proposal by regulators to address 40 years of debate on overuse of germ-killing chemicals.
12-14 Edmond Senior Center calendar
The Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For information about Edmond senior programs, stop by and pick up a monthly calendar, check out the website at edmondseniorcenter.com. or call 216-7600. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and reservations are needed a day in advance by 11 a.m. For lunch reservations, call at 330-6293 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
AS I SEE IT: Electronics of a certain age are much more appealing than today’s offerings
With apologies to Willie Nelson, this one’s for all the men I’ve loved before, and I mean that in the purest of ways. I particularly love repairmen who understand things that plug into the wall and have buttons to push. Also the salesmen who take those things back if they can’t be repaired (or if I shouldn’t have bought the thing in the first place), but I love best of all the repairman on the other end of the line who talks me down off the ledge when I call.
ASK A LAWYER: Dealing with partnerships after a death
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly series of columns written by attorneys at Lester, Loving & Davies law firm in Edmond.
Q: My business partner died this summer. His wife wants me to buy his portion of the business, but the business has more debt than assets. What do I do?
A: What happens to a partner’s interest in a business when he dies? Is his estate responsible for company debt? To whom should the company pay his share of income? All of these questions, and more, arise when a partner in a closely held business dies. The answer to each question depends on the facts relevant to the partnership and on various provisions of Oklahoma law.
Daily Living Centers offers respite for caregivers
Daily Living Centers can give the gift of two weeks free respite care to caregivers for Adult Day Health Care services for first time attendees at any of its four metro locations.
All her life Leota Neff, 101, feared being put in a nursing home. But her fears are filled with friendships just like she had in high school.
VIDEO: Child of deaf parents shows the world how sign language is done
A post to YouTube goes viral, and now a Clearwater family is seeing how much the world loves a precocious little girl who did something special for her deaf parents.
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