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Shelf life

Posted on Aug 25 2021 in From the Editor

By Emily Schilling So, I’ve been scouring home décor magazines for months now, seeking inspiration on how to update the mid-‘90s style that we’ve surrounded ourselves with all these years into something more on trend. Kitchens and bathrooms seem to top most homeowners’ renovation to-do lists. I totally understand why. When comparing the dark wood… Continue reading.

Take care when charging your electric vehicle

Posted on Aug 25 2021 in Safety

Do you recall all the safety rules you were taught about refueling when you first learned to drive: Shut off the engine; don’t smoke; don’t leave the pump unattended; don’t overfill? If you are among the growing number of drivers sliding in behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, different “refueling” considerations apply.  The most… Continue reading.

County Profile: Ripley County

Posted on Aug 25 2021 in County

Muzzleloaders and bumbershoots make Ripley County burst with the curious combo of clouds of black powder and showers of color this month. The county, in the southeast pocket of the state, has long been known for hosting the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association in Friendship with its spring and fall competitions. The NMLRA was established… Continue reading.

How the cost of electricity remains stable

Posted on Aug 25 2021 in Energy

By Larry Edwards As we go grocery shopping or fill up at a gas station, we see first-hand how the cost of goods fluctuate.  Today, price changes are driven by factors beyond supply and demand. Cyber attacks can shut down systems as seen in the ransomware attacks on the Colonial Pipeline and meat processor JBS…. Continue reading.

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