December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Religion & Family

New food benefit targets senior, disabled citizens

Michigan Department of Human Services Director Ismael Ahmed has announced that as many as 80,000 Michigan senior citizens and adults with disabilities could automatically get help with their food budgets next year under a federal pilot project. More...

ST. VINNIE'S NEW TRUCK

The Society of St. Vincent DePaul of Prudenville purchased a new truck last week from Signature Truck Systems at Houghton Lake. More...

Peels name daughter Jayden

Racheal and Joel Peel of Gladwin announce the birth of their daughter, Jayden Alyssa. Born at Mercy Hospital, Grayling, Dec. 8, 2008, the baby weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. More...

'Great Pretenders' booklet aims to help reduce drinking and driving

AAA Michigan encourages drivers to try out the 2008-09 "The Great Pretenders Party Guide" that features some of the bes non-alcoholic drink recipes provided by AAA Diamond-rated hotels and restaurants. More...

Jan. 12 deadline for Angel Food order

Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church will distribute the January menu for the Angel Food Ministries Jan. 24 from noon to 2 p.m. Money orders must be received by Jan. 10. The first order day is Dec. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The second order date is Jan. More...

Holiday meals can put on the pounds

Studies show that people who enjoy too much holiday food can gain from five to seven pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. There are ways to enjoy holiday eating without tipping the scale. More...

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