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Meet Olive, a 1-year-old shepherd/lab mix. According to the volunteers at Spencer's People for Pets, Olive is a "young...
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Holiday tradition makes spirits bright
If you listened closely Sunday afternoon, you could have sworn you heard sleigh bells, as Santa arrived early for 80 area families. The Holiday Family Adoption program wrapped up its work for 2014 with the delivery of gifts to those in need of a helping hand this holiday season...
Book Review

Book Review: 'No Place to Fall'
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 12/11/14
Amber Vaughn is stuck in her small Appalachian town, and she wants out. Her sister secured her fate several years ago when she got pregnant and married the deadbeat father of her baby. But Amber's fate is still open, and her voice may be her ticket out...
Music Review

Music Review: 'Hozier'
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 12/11/14
Hozier -- or Andrew Hozier-Byrne -- is responsible for what may be the best and most powerful song of the year, if not the decade. "Take Me To Church," the first track off his debut, self-titled album, is the most well-written, well-composed and well-produced song I've heard in years. When you hear someone say "they don't make music like they used to," you can point to this song as proof the potential still exists...
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Kirk Cameron's "Saving Christmas" made a brief appearance at theaters locally and despite my appreciation for Cameron's dedication to sharing his Christian faith, I'm glad the movie made a quick exit. Cameron's attempt to blend the Christian message of Christmas with the more secular celebration of... >>