I love this time of year.
People seem happier.
Food tastes better.
Work seems a little less stressful.
(The election is over. Need I say more?)
But, there is one thing I really dislike about the holiday season - the stress we inflict on ourselves about buying Christmas gifts.
Why do we put so much pressure on ourselves? Why do we care so much? What has created this materialistic monster that seems to take over the real meaning of the season? Our society is so obsessed with things, money, buying, etc.
Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, has announced that more than $871,000 was raised during the 2016 Fall Paper Clover Campaign on Oct. 5-16, surpassing the $10 million milestone raised for 4-H since the program’s inception just seven years ago.
After this weekend's set of games, I feel now the College Football Playoff Committee has an interesting and difficult decision ahead of them in determining the four teams that will vie for the championship.
Lebanon Elementary and the Lebanon Middle volleyball teams recently hosted the annual Industrial Basketball Tournament at Lebanon Middle School during the Thanksgiving weekend. The team from TGKY won the tourney.
Jim Lambert didn't need long to recognize how special Sydney McLaughlin was going to be.
"She is a once in a generation type athlete. Once she stepped on the track and I saw her, I knew she had ability I had not seen. I knew she was destined for greatness," said Lambert, a reporter for NJ Advance Media (follow him on Twitter at @lambo2126).