Local veteran and Amvet representative Bob Draves had worked at his job for 30 years.“One day, I walked in as an employee and left jobless,” said Draves. “I lost my job and when you lose a career job, it is like a death in your family.”Grief is not just associated with death or the dying. It can also come from many life-changing events such as divorce, loss of a house, change of income, empty nest and many other reasons.Draves, then suffering from the loss of his job, attended a Grief Workshop hosted by Hospice of Fayette County. He was surprised to see how this workshop helped him work through the feelings of his loss.
Paisley is a domestic-short-haired female cat. She is 2 years old and is very sweet when she opens up and gets used to you. Her adoption fee is $60 and includes current vaccines, deworming, flea treatment, spay, tested negative for FeLV and FIV. Contact the Fayette Humane Society at 740-335-8126 for more information on Paisley or other adoptable animals.
A grand opening for Four Seasons of Washington Nursing & Rehab Center was held Tuesday at the center, located at 201 Courthouse Parkway in Washington C.H. A ribbon-cutting with Fayette County Chamber of Commerce members was held to commemorate the event.Four Seasons of Washington is a locally-owned and operated premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center. It offers a 75-bed facility for short and long-term care, with a secure wing dedicated to Alzheimer’s and Demen...
Jim and Margaret Cooper celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 21 at Carriage Court Assisted Living. The staff arranged for them to have a candlelight dinner with flowers, music and sparkling cider in a private dining area. We also presented them with a Willow Tree statue to remember their big day.
The Carnegie Public Library Reader of the Week is Jean Mickle.“I was a Junior Library Assistant at Carnegie Public Library during World War II,” said Mickle. “Our group marched in the big victory parade when Japan surrendered. We shelved books after school on Saturdays and did odd jobs. When I was based at DeSoto County Florida, I co-founded that library’s ‘Friends of the Library,’ for which we held numerous fundraising projects. I was named to t...
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