Dear Abby: Yesterday, my daughter informed me that her boyfriend will soon come to me to ask for her hand in marriage. She also told me she in…

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1. COVID-19 update. As updated by the Ohio Department of Health on Jan. 18, there are 831,066 total COVID-19 cases in Ohio, and 10,281 deaths.…

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Editor’s note: Messenger photographer John Halley shares with readers his own experience working with John Knouse.

Hiya Heloise: I take one of those single socks (preferably cotton) and an old plastic pill bottle and add some pebbles and close it up. I tie …

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution expands in Athens County

Dear Abby: My husband and I are both enlisted Army (he -- 20 years, two Iraq deployments; I -- 15 years, one Iraq deployment). We met in the s…

Dear Heloise: If this year has taught me anything, toilet paper, wipes, bathroom cleaner and facial tissue are all important to keep on hand. …

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1. Vaccine interest list. Those age 65 and older who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine can sign up on the interest list with th…

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1. COVID-19 update. In Athens County, 3,434 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 9 total deaths have been reported to date. Currently,…

Dear Abby: My husband and I are going on 19 years of marriage and have three teenage girls. We have had multiple rounds of marriage counseling…

Dear Heloise: Back in the day, bullying and intimidation by kids and classmates used to stop the minute a child stepped off the school bus. To…

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Last week's winner is Leonardo Bobo of Millfied. Congratulations Leonardo. Last week's answers: the clock on the right has a different time, t…

Dear Heloise: I see so many people driving with their dogs sitting right next to them, sometimes called "riding shotgun." This cannot be safe.…

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1. National Blood Donation Month. January is marked as being National Blood Donation Month. The need for blood donors never ends. Individuals …

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Dear Abby: I have been in a relationship with a wonderful man, "Andy," for two years. I couldn't ask for a better partner. We are both divorce…