Healthy Living

Adworth Senior Living plan is OK’d by Planning Commission

Pictured above: The future location of Adworth Senior Living at 1250 and 1301 Adworth Drive. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County could get more senior housing in plans under consideration by St. Louis County. The county Planning Commission voted 7-0 last week to recommend approval of a senior living

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‘The loneliest holiday’ doesn’t have to be lonely

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  I still remember Nov. 24, 1955, my first Thanksgiving without family. I was 18 years old and finishing Army basic training at Fort Ord, California. Although surrounded by more than 30 other young men in my platoon, I was lonely. In the future I would spend other Thanksgivings without family,

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‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  Healthy living! What does it mean? To many the first thing to come to mind is caring for the body. Eating nourishing foods, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, periodic doctor visits. My wife, a nurse, makes sure that I eat healthy and limit my intake of “junk” food. I go

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Signs to be raised for Cloria Brown Highway

Pictured above: Gov. Mike Parson hosted the largest crowd in his office so far to see him sign a bill renaming Lindbergh for the late Rep. Cloria Brown. State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, will hold an official dedication of the Cloria Brown Memorial Highway to honor the late state representative Thursday, Oct. 17 at St. Johns

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Proportional voting could solve the Electoral College

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson The Electoral College has been a topic of discussion ever since the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump won with a majority of the Electoral College, but not the popular vote. To many this seems unfair. The Electoral College is a body of electors established by the U.S. Constitution, constituted every

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What will you do with the next year of your one life?

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson My wife, eldest son, three of our grandchildren, and I attended the Pompeii Exhibition at the St. Louis Science Center. According to an eyewitness account by the Roman writer Pliny the Younger, Mount Vesuvius erupted in August 79, burying Pompeii’s inhabitants in volcanic ash, and 1,500 citizens perished. The people

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What’s your great summer adventure? Write about it

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson July. The seventh month of the year. The month named after Julius Caesar. The month in which we celebrate the founding of our great nation and contemplate all the many freedoms that the Founding Fathers and the early patriots gave to future generations. This also is the month of my

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