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  • Booklet helps parents talk to kids about sex

    Dear Abby: Help! My daughter just turned 13, and I need to discuss the facts of life with her. I don't know where to start.
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Son must eventually be told of dad’s crime

    Dear Abby: I am a mother of four. My oldest son, "Jeff," is from a previous marriage. My ex was convicted of child molestation, involving his daughter ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Child must be taught to respect boundaries

    Dear Abby: We were visiting my daughter and her husband when their 3-year-old, "Bethany," entered our room and rummaged through our medications. The d ...
    July 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Shannara’ on TV is no longer a fantasy

    STERLING – The epic Shannara series, popular fantasy novels written by Sterling native Terry Brooks, finally is coming to the small screen, Entertainm ...
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    In Matt's memoryDIXON – The first Matt Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament is being played Saturday ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Child resents parents who skipped graduation

    Dear Abby: When I was a child, my parents skipped my elementary school graduation.For that matter, e ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Apes’ makes for a compelling, if predictable, summer sci-fi epic

    “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is an action-packed epic, a moving sci-fi allegory rendered in broa ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Keri Russell goes ape over her role in sci-fi flick

    SAN FRANCISCO – Keri Russell has been working most of her life, but she can’t remember a time when a ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Trey Songz releases strongest album of career

    TREY SONGZ“Trigga” (Songbook/Atlantic)3 starsThe awkward interviews. The harsh reviews. The Twitter ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Woman thinks friendship isn’t worth the cost

    Dear Abby: My best friend is getting married and asked me to be her maid of honor.She has also asked ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The best diet? So fresh and so clean

    The term “eating clean” has been popping up a lot in recent years. The trend might have been first identified in 1993, when Gerald Celente coined the ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Focusing on single product risky

    NEW YORK (AP) – Turns out, being a one-hit wonder is risky.When Crumbs, the New York City-based chai ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salmon: Even better the second time around

    I buy more fresh salmon than I need for dinner. Not because I’m lured by the mammoth slabs sold at w ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Greek Pasta Salad perfect summer side

    An outdoor cookout or potluck is not complete without some sort of a pasta salad. It’s the go-to sal ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oreos even better with peanut butter?

    Good heavens, there’s another new flavor of Oreo cookies! It’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, represente ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    Lee County has a new United Way executive director. Do you donate to your local United Way?