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The story of Old Forge could never possibly fit within the constraints of an hour-long television documentary. Nevertheless, WVIA-TV acquitted itself extremely well with its first-rate “Our Town: Old Forge” documentary, which had its premiere on the publi (read more)

Around Town

Craft Fair The Riverside High School PTA will hold its its annual craft fair on Sunday, March 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Riverside Junior-Senior High School in Taylor. The event will include 35 vendors and crafters as well as a food stand, bake sale and (read more)

Community Calendar

Email your organization’s events to Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the for the complete calendar listing. Lions Food Sale: The Mo (read more)

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Library news

Now Hear This Here are the new audio books that are available at the Taylor Community Library. “Arrowood” by Laura McHugh Arrowood is the most ornate and grand of the historical houses that line the Mississippi River in southern Iowa. The house has a myst (read more)

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Old Forge Girls rallied to defeat Northwest Area, 41-33, in the District 2 Class 2A girls championship game. Top photo, from left: Anna Osieski, Lindsey Welsh, Alexandra Nocera and Corianne Holzman. Middle photo, from left: seniors Anna Osieski, Ashley Bo (read more)

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Laurel Stiekes, USA National Teen, visited Triboro Christian Academy during Read Across America Week. She read to the children, donated Dr. Suess books to the school’s library, provided a special snack and educational goody bags and signed autographs. She (read more)

Recipes from Helen’s Kitchen

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2018. Here are some of my traditional holiday favorites for your festivities. Enjoy great friends, family and food. Stay safe, and have a wonderful celebration. IRISH STEW WITH DUMPLINGS 2 pounds stewing lamb 1/2 cup carrots, cubed (read more)

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Here are the new audio books that are available at the library. “Elementary She Read” by Vicki Delany Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur’s Sherlock Holmes B (read more)