The choir of Oakland United Methodist Church will perform a special concert of church hymns and music at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at the Reno United Methodist Church.

A number of years ago when my wife and I were expecting our first child, John Ryan, we noticed people came out of the woodwork to offer us advice. As we soon learned, when you're expecting your first child, everyone knows everything and wants to bless you with their knowledge! With that bein…

Kia's 2020 Soul lineup continues to evolve with its iconic form and silhouette. Now on an all-new platform this popular subcompact econobox hatch crossover displays a more progressive design, modernized technology, and enhanced model diversity.

Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical problems. Although depression can occur at any time i…

Grace Community Bible Fellowship, located at 1759 Pittsburgh Road in Franklin, will hold "The Big Dinner" at 6 p.m. today to raise money for the Little Dresses for Africa program.

The energy crunch of 1973 had just passed and gasoline prices had eased when Walter and Ethel Nowicki decided to buy a brand-new car in 1974. They wanted style and safety foremost, and after looking over the foreign and domestic automotive offerings that year, settled on a top-of-the-line 19…

Lincoln's new Nautilus may not make the same splash that Captain Nemo's Nautilus submarine did in the Jules Verne novels. And it won't wow folks like the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, did back in 1954.

Dear Doctor: My 2009 Toyota Camry with 199,600 miles has a check engine light showing the codes P0101 and P0170. I have already replaced the MAF sensor, PCV valve, throttle body, the car's computer, O2 sensors, cam sensor, crank sensor, fuel pump, injectors, and fuel pressure regulator. I al…

The congregations of Big Bend, Emlenton and Old Zion United Methodist churches will hold a joint service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Old Zion church to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Old Zion church.

Dear Doctor: I decided to switch to a high-mileage oil due to the age of our 2005 Buick Rendezvous that has over 61,000 miles on it. But my service adviser said this is unnecessary since I'm already using synthetic oil. He also stated that I couldn't go back to it, after using blended oil. M…

The Canadian Rockies were a textbook locale to try out Volvo's updated 2020 V60 Cross Country Wagon. For those who enjoy the outdoors and a variety of athletic pursuits, the wagon is a perfect carry-all that adds the extra elements of higher ground clearance and improved traction - a bonus a…

Drug use and homelessness are cited as two main reasons why hepatitis A infections have increased nearly 300% in the U.S. since 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Hepatitis A is a viral hepatitis that can infect humans, and it infects through the oral-f…

The 7th generation Lexus ES sits on a new platform, longer and wider, bringing more comfort for passengers and more space for your stuff. Cool enough, but what's with the designation "Ultra Luxury" applied to the top-line version?

Kimberly Ann Shreffler Canaan and Jeffrey A. McFarland, both of Seneca, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Dennis Slye of Oil City and Margaret Slye of Saxonburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Krystle Slye of Saxonburg, to Jeremy Houk of Plain Grove.

James and Christina Yount of Franklin announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassie Marie Yount of Oil City, to Joshua James Sutton of Oil City.

The parents of Sara Ann Shingledecker, of Clarion, and Cody Edward Fye, of Strattanville, have announced the couple's engagement and forthcoming marriage.

A special healing service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Glory Barn in Knox.

I would assume that many people reading this column aren't biblical scholars on the Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah. By no means am I an expert on them either, but for the first time in my ministry, we are studying these two books at church during our midweek studies.

Dear Doctor: I have a 2002 Toyota Camry V-6 with 107,000 miles. My mechanic said the timing belt is cracked and I have maybe about 100 miles left on it. The mechanic quoted me a price of $800, but advised me he would use Continental parts to replace the tensioner pulley, water pump, etc. A s…

The congregation of the St. Mark of Monroe United Church of Christ will mark the church's 145-year anniversary with a special service at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Dear Doctor: I own a 2011 Acura TL with 68,000 miles. I've contemplated changing struts for a softer ride, thought this model was designed to have stiff struts. It does not have rebound when going over washboard roads. I spoke with my dealer and the service rep talked about switching to a di…

The Progressive Faith Coalition will hold its inaugural meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cricket Song Cafe on Route 66.

Recently my wife and I took a group from our church to a local Escape Room. When we arrived, we were locked inside a room and given our first clue to escape. The clue would lead to a variety of riddles, puzzles and other challenges until, eventually, the final solution would unlock the door …

Dear Doctor: I own a low-mileage 2010 Ford Fusion Sport with the 3.5-liter engine. I drive at highway speeds often and change the oil every six months. At 56,000 miles the water pump failed. The dealer said the water pump costs about $260, but they had to remove the engine to repair it, with…