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A Talk with Sheriff Pettaway

Published: 11/01/19
By: JEFFCO Sheriff Mark Pettaway
Sheriff Pettway
Situational awareness is being aware of what is happening around you. With the holidays fast approaching, exercising a little extra precaution can help limit your risk of robbery or bodily harm. Remember, there are people who want what you have and they have no problem with stealing it. Here are [Read More]
 

Margaritaville Comes to Gatlinburg

Published: 10/31/19
By: Lori Chandler Pruitt
Margaritaville Comes to Gatlinburg
After a nice, long day of sightseeing and shopping in the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, it was great to walk into Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg in the heart of downtown and experience …. a luxury beach resort! In case you’re wondering, yes, it works. It works very well. Margaritaville Resort [Read More]
 

Are Strangers the Real Danger?

Published: 10/31/19
By: Paige Townley
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Are Strangers the Real Danger?
The statistics on child sexual abuse aren’t well known, but they are seriously alarming. According to reports, experts estimate that one in 10 children are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Approximately 35 percent of youth sexual abuse victims are 11 years old or younger. Perhaps the most shocking revelation [Read More]
 

Finding the Right Private School for Your Family

Published: 10/31/19
By: Jan Pierce, M.Ed.
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Finding the Right Private School for Your Family
You want a top-notch education for your children, and choosing the perfect school is probably one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Depending on your location, you may find your public schools offer everything you want. If not, you’ll need to embark on a search for the right private [Read More]
 

Dogs and the Howl-idays

Published: 10/31/19
By: Rebecca Mason, CPDT-KA, CTDI, M.Ed.
Dogs and the Howl-idays
Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us! Where does that leave Fido? I recently polled some of my students about their dogs’ behavior on holidays (or things relatives do that worsen that behavior!). Twelve students mentioned jumping, three mentioned trying to escape, four mentioned stealing food, six [Read More]
 

Adoption and the Holidays

Published: 10/31/19
By: Stephanie Rodda
Adoption and the Holidays
For many, perhaps most, the holidays bring about lots of joy for the present season as well as fond memories of seasons long ago. Often people declare that you’ve never truly experienced the holidays until you’ve done so through the eyes of your child. Parents can hope, dream and pray [Read More]
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