The War Department is already in full Christmas shopping mode, being what it is. These days, drivers from Amazon, UPS, USPS, or FedEx show up at our door with alarming regularity, bringing cardboard boxes that I will eventually have to dispose of.

I put off seeing “Joker” for as long as I could. Beside being a complicated film about a highly contemporary subject, it’s a scary film with Joaquin Phoenix — who is scary all by himself. 

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Most of us have now heard of glamping, a.k.a. luxury camping, a mix of glamour and camping — the tourist industry’s answer to those who like the idea of sleeping outside but not carrying all the needed paraphernalia. It appeals to aging campers, picky sleepers and tender children. Many may t…

Sudden breakdowns can become a dangerous situation if not handled properly. Because breakdowns are so unexpected, drivers are usually ill prepared when they find themselves stranded on the side of the road. Taking the proper precautions for breakdown can help drivers and passengers get by unharmed.

Auto manufacturers have long embraced technology that can streamline the automotive experience for drivers. For example, several years ago keyless entry and ignition systems were introduced, initially on high-end vehicles before they became standard on many other models.

Q. Dear Neil: I had a beautiful lawn that has now gone to this. At first I thought it was a disease, so I treated with a fungicide. Then I thought it might be chinch bugs. Even though I didn’t find any, I treated with Sevin. Still it got worse. What can I do? I have a large lawn and I want t…

SANTA RITA, Guam — Chief Petty Officer Jovan Young, a Paris native and graduate of East Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, builds and fights around the world as a member of a naval construction battalion center located on the island of Guam.

The Berean Bible Club met at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church with 12 members present, including Melonese Bonner, Marnie Bryan, Doris Bryant, Pat Chapman, Donna Edzards, Noreen Flores, Joan Grimes, Donna Komma, Brenda Learned, Betty Moss, Gloria Reynolds and the R…

It’s been nine months since the War Department and I pulled up stakes in our old house of twenty years and moved…a whole five miles north. That move was significant, though. In a world where Baby Boomers are downsizing, we bought and updated a house twice the size of the one we left.

USAToday claims that buying a car online is beneficial because motorists are more likely to find a cheaper car than if they were to buy it in a dealership. While that may seem more convenient, there are some disadvantages to buying a car online.

AUSTIN— Polish the cauldrons and dust off those brooms, Texas State Parks are getting extra spooky this October for some scary-fun events happening throughout the month. A variety of family-friendly Halloween events are scheduled for ghouls and goblins of all ages, including zombie apocalyps…

The Paris Harley-Davidson dealership and philanthropist Adam Sandoval have set a new Guinness World Record for continuous Harley-Davidson motorcycles on parade, with 3,497 motorcyclists from across the country riding their Harley Davidson bikes through Paris on a 3.5 mile ride

One of the most emotionally draining aspects of battling breast cancer is the cost. Hospital bills can climb well over $100,000. No matter what, anyone diagnosed with breast cancer will face a host of financial concerns on top of simply trying to survive.

DALLAS — Cancer patients and their caregivers traveling to receive care from any North Texas medical center will have a new option for a place to stay when the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Hope Lodge opens its doors in 2021.

The Art Study Club of Paris had its first meeting of the 2019-20 year on Sept. 18, 2019, with 23 members and two guests present. Officers for the 2019-20 year are president, Frances Robinson; vice-president, Lynn Taylor; treasurer, Carol Bybee; secretary, Shelby Hutchens; publicity, Jean Man…

Does your dog whine when he sees you heading for the door? Are shredded pillows a frequent welcome home from work? Does your otherwise housetrained pooch have a problem with accidents in your absence? 

Addiction is a complicated diagnosis. Experts from multiple fields have a hard time pinning down what exactly defines an addiction, but certain behavioral components seem to usually be included. Preoccupation with certain behavior, loss of control, and suffering negative consequences all pla…

Vaccine, the name originated from the species of cowpox, Variolae vaccinae, which Edward Jenner used to protect people from smallpox in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. Jenner’s discovery was a game-changer for humanity. Louis Pasteur made the name vaccine stick in the late 1800s by saying …

The Redhead, Taz, and myself watched the critters splash in our pool. Ages 4, 5, and 6, with the one-year-old toddling around in the grass, we were busy.

Q. Dear Neil: I moved into a new house last summer. There were two mature crape myrtles, and I’ve followed your instructions on fertilizer and insecticides. With the abundant rain last spring they bloomed beautifully. Now the trees are covered with seeds. I fear the weight of them could brea…

As I was scanning journal articles a few days back, I came across one titled “Unexpected species diversity in electric eels with a description of the strongest living bioelectricity generator.” The article has many authors, as most journal articles do nowadays. I was hooked by part of their …

Male circumcision has been performed for many centuries for a variety of reasons, many of which are non-medical in nature. Although there are few instances when a circumcision is an absolute necessity, there is increasing evidence that supports the practice. These include things such as fewe…