• Horoscope, April 30, 2014

    WEEK OF APRIL 28, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might need to do a bit more investigating before making a career move. You do best when you come armed with the facts. A personal matter still needs tending to.

  • Horoscope, April 23, 2014

    WEEK OF APRIL 21, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You’re doing better on the flexibility issue, but you still need to loosen up a bit to show you can be less judgmental and more understanding about certain sensitive matters.

  • Egg costs rise as Easter approaches

    WASHINGTON— Though retail egg prices are historically high at $1.98 per dozen, consumers will find an adequate supply for Passover meals and Easter baskets.

  • Horoscope, April 9, 2014

    WEEK OF APRIL 7, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A suggestion from a colleague on how to work out a problem might not sit too well with you. But before you suspect his or her motives, why not just accept it as a friendly gesture?

  • Horoscope, April 2, 2014

    WEEK OF MARCH 31, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes isn’t easy for you. But if you do it, you’ll gain a better perspective of what you need to do to achieve your goals. Be open to new ideas.

  • Nuckolls turns 87

    Edna Cox Nuckolls from the Gold Hill community of Independence celebrated her 87th birthday March 18 in West Jefferson with her daughters Sandra Church and Dina Coffey and grandchildren Jonathan and wife Alisha Church, Amanda Church, Rachel and Ryan Coffey and great-grandson Eden Church. Her parents are the late T. Paul and Annie Anderson Cox of Gold Hill.

  • Horoscope, March 26, 2014

    WEEK OF MARCH 24, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You’ll want to discourage well-meaning but potentially ill-advised interference in what you intend to accomplish. Your work has a better chance to succeed if it reflects you.

  • Horoscope, March 19, 2014

    WEEK OF MARCH 17, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you tend to bore easily and leave others to finish what you start, this is one time when you’d be wise to complete things on your own. Then you can move on to something new.

  • Horoscope, March 12, 2014

    WEEK OF MARCH 10, 2014

    ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Take time from your busy schedule to check out what’s going on around you. You might find that someone has been secretly trying to pull the wool over those beautiful Sheep’s eyes.

  • Children’s center to host Rook tourney, bean supper

    Grayson Children’s Center will hold its Annual Rook Tournament and Pinto/Chili Bean Supper on Saturday, March 8 at the Independence Volunteer Fire Department.