It may be a long way from the Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center, but Dustin Shillcox made the trip to the Neuroworx Rehabilitation Center in South Jordan, Utah, to work alongside other paralysis patients. In this case though, his legs are moving because of an implanted electrical device - much like a pacemaker - that stimulates the spinal cord.
Americans place cheating on a spouse dead last on a list of acceptable behaviors, behind abortion, cohabitation, pornography, out-of-wedlock births and divorce, among others. A puny 6 percent say adultery is acceptable, according to a Gallup poll conducted last May.
April 30, 2014|
Lois M. Collins, Deseret News
When kids are little, they often want to be just like mom or dad, putting on pretend makeup, taking care of baby dolls or imagining going to work. Once children become teenagers, they often want to be as far away from mom and dad as possible. But even as teens keep their distance, they are watching parents and noticing behaviors. Teenagers are risk-takers, and their brains haven't developed enough to always make good choices. Your example in these 5 categories just might save your teen's life.
April 30, 2014|
Amy Peterson, FamilyShare
What does your family calendar look like? Monday soccer and violin. Tuesday lacrosse and spelling bee. Wednesday night youth activities. Thursday meeting for mom and bowling for dad. Friday night school play. Saturday housecleaning and sports playoffs. Sunday visiting relatives. Then back to Monday, again?
April 30, 2014|
Becky Rickman, FamilyShare
As a new mother, I'm getting a little tired of these viral mommy blogs and articles telling me what I should and should not be doing, how I should and shouldn't be treating my husband, how I should and should not be spending my time, etc.
It wasn't the cheapest option, but it was the best option. Citing a proven track record, that was the call made by the Barton County Commission Monday when it green-lighted contracting with SCS Aquiterra for engineering services at the Barton County Landfill through 2016.
PAWNEE ROCK – The Pawnee Rock city cleanup is set for Saturday on Centre Street in front of the City Hall. The event starts at 8 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. or the dumpsters are full. Hazardous materials collection will be available from noon to 2 p.m. No tires or yard waste will be accepted.
The Golden Belt Model Railroad Association will hold its annual open house from noon to 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 2123 Forest. Several model trains of all gauges will be running and on display.
Great Bend Unified School District 428 will be paying mileage reimbursement to families with children in grades K-12 who live outside of the city limits and 2.5 miles or more from their designated school (by way of the shortest route). The rate of reimbursement will be determined at a later date.
The Sterling College theatre department usually concludes their theatre season with a night of one acts presented by the directing class, but this year, due to more students participating in the theatre class, they will conclude with two evenings of one act plays at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, in Culbertson Auditorium.
It used to be common sense that the earth was flat. Then it was common sense that the earth was the center of the universe. Now it's common sense that you can use a student's test scores to measure a teacher's effectiveness. But that idea, called the "Value-Added Method" or VAM, came crashing to earth recently when Washington state became the first state to lose a No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver-and the money that goes along with it-because it could not come up with a way to use test scores to judge teachers.