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June 16, 2014

Police are investigating an apparent domestic-related murder-suicide that occurred on Fox Maple Terrace June 15. Just after 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, police were dispatched to a residence in the 5700 block of Fox Maple Terrace to check the welfare of a subject. Upon arrival, police heard multiple gunshots. Police soon found bystanders attempting to aid Renotta I. Jernigan, 30, and her 2-year-old son, Seth Jernigan, who had both been shot.

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Quality of life is your stuff

What is stuff? Is it like they, as in “they” say this or “they” say that or “they took our jobs?” Stuff, they say could be anything you can imagine just as they could be anyone you can imagine.


Kitchen fires revisited

I received a letter from a reader of this column who pointed out a hazard in the kitchen that I had not written about in a recent article on kitchen fires. The hazard mentioned are appliances that remain plugged in when there is no one in the kitchen, especially toasters.


Age is just a number

There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”


Don’t hesitate to grow edibles with ornamentals

Whereas fads come and go, edible landscaping is by no means a fad, rather here to stay, as more and more gardeners are getting on the edible landscaping bandwagon. Besides, it makes sense to have a garden not just for aesthetic reasons, but to let the plants play a dual role


Nail infections

Infections of the toenails and fingernails can occur at any time during the year. However, many become more concerned during the summer months when they more frequently bare their feet.


Max avoids an accident

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Almost did not get around to making this one due to the over-sight…or maybe the under-sight of another vehicle driver.


Thoughts on immigration

The President and Congress are heading for a collision over how to handle the “crisis” caused by a flood of underage immigrants – children and adolescents – across the Mexican border from failing, gang-ridden states in Central America.


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