"When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, 'Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?' Jesus answered them, 'Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cl…

The Evangelistic Tabernacle in Cooperstown will offer its annual Bethlehem Village from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Sunday.

Dear Doctor: We have a 2008 Chevy Malibu that has developed a cold-weather issue. It starts fine, but when the engine is cold and the outside temperatures are below 50 degrees the engine bucks or lurches when slowing for a stop. Sometimes it stalls, and the colder the weather, the worse the …

Almost 15.7 million people in the U.S. report they've been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of the most common forms of COPD is emphysema.

Dear Mayo Clinic: After a recent CT scan, endoscopy and colonoscopy, I learned that I have a hiatal hernia containing both stomach and colon, and extrinsic stenosis at the splenic flexure. My understanding is that this is rare and that I will need surgery. Will I need to find a surgeon who h…

Christ United Methodist Church in Franklin will hold its Christmas cantata, "Song of Joy," at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Dear Mayo Clinic: For the past few weeks, my 13-year-old daughter has had trouble falling asleep at night. She's in bed at a reasonable time, but can't seem to fall asleep until after midnight. What could cause insomnia in someone so young? Should I make an appointment for her see her doctor?

When Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, first found out something was wrong with their daughter, they "started Googling around about infantile spasms, and it was just terrifying," Miguel Cervantes told People magazine.

Dear Doctor: I was asked to jump-start a friend's dead/weak battery from my 2015 Subaru Outback, but I said no, fearing it would damage my own battery. But later I read the owners manual and it indicated it would be OK to do so. What are your thoughts on jump-starting a battery from my own v…

Vaccines are a part of many well-child visits. But they also should be part of the care moms-to-be receive to protect their unborn children. "When we take care of pregnant patients, we're really taking care of two patients: mom and baby. We know that pregnant women are more susceptible to, a…

Buick's Enclave full-size crossover utility vehicle, which entered its second generation two years ago, returns for 2020 with no major changes, but a few style and technology updates.

The body designers of the Dodge Charger think a wide body is a look of beauty and a statement of pride as its 2020 Charger Hellcat returns with a new widebody option that adds even more attitude to the world's most powerful production sedan.

Julianna Mary Crate and Channing Wesley McKissick exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 4 at Summertime Farm, Venus. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Richard Kightlinger.

Christ United Methodist Church in Franklin will hold its Christmas cantata, "Song of Joy," at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

Wendy and Jaison Fisher of Boardman, Ohio, and B. Keith Baklarz of Monroeville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexandria Baklarz to Jaret Spayd, both of Boardman, Ohio.

A Christmas puppet show will follow a community ham dinner set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the North Sandy Presbyterian Church. The church is located at 2139 Raymilton Road between Polk and Utica. The puppet show will start at 6 p.m. The event will feature music and some colorful charac…

Megan Riley O'Neil and Mitchel R. Yeager exchanged wedding vows at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 in an outdoor ceremony at the Silver Fox Theater, Foxburg. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Colin Koch of New Hope Church, Clarion.

Dear Mayo Clinic: I recently was diagnosed with mild hypothyroidism that isn't causing symptoms. My doctor says I don't need treatment now, but she wants me to come back for regular checkups. Does hypothyroidism usually get worse over time? If it does, how is it treated?

For those who become ill with the flu, a new antiviral medication may help. "This is really kind of a blockbuster," says Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group. "We have not had a new influenza antiviral drug in a couple of decades."

Dear Doctor: I own a 2018 Chevy Cruze equipped with 17-inch aluminum wheels and the Tire Pressure Monitor, which is a great feature. The dealership told me to maintain 35 psi in all four tires, but I have noticed with colder weather now, the tire pressure has dropped off to the low 30s, and …

The American College of Physicians has produced a guidance statement for colorectal cancer screening for patients who are at an average risk. This statement is based on a critical review of existing national guidelines.

David Urgo's fascination with Cadillac's old rear-fender fin styling began in Utica, New York. Next door to his grandmother's house the neighbor lady had a very successful son who purchased for her a new Cadillac every year. Consequently, every visit to his grandmother was an opportunity to …

Years ago, a good friend of mine, Stephen, proposed to his girlfriend, Kristin, in a way I found quite remarkable. Stephen put great thought and planning into his proposal and waited for her birthday to spring his plan into action. The two spent the day together as Stephen anticipated the ev…

Operation Christmas Child's national collection of shoeboxes filled with Christmas goodies for children continues through Monday. Many congregations will be packing up boxes for the annual collection that benefits needy children around the globe.

Dear Doctor: It seems the front bumpers on new cars get lower every year. It's often difficult to judge where the bumper is in relation to the concrete blocks when pulling into a parking spot. I've had damage to my new 2019 Honda Accord due to the lower front bumper fascia striking the concr…

If you're enamored with sport utility vehicles, you'll like what you see with the updated 2020 Volvo XC90 lineup. It's been completely refreshed and is now available with a six-seat variant that makes it easier to get into the third row.

Knox United Methodist Church will be hosting a free concert at 6:30 p.m. today featuring Porch Folk Music.

"For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a…

PHOENIX - As fall and winter sports are in full swing, youth athletics will see a rise in injuries. Tens of millions of children and teens participate in organized sports, and more than 3.5 million sports injuries occur every year.

Dear Doctor: We have a 2016 Subaru Crosstrek with 22,219 miles and is already on its third battery. The first battery was replaced at 30 months old. The Subaru technician said the battery was "weak" and replaced it. The replacement battery then died after 18 months and was replaced again thi…

I've read the news and I'm sure you have, too: Trucks and SUVs have taken over the highways of America. Sedans? Meh, consumers are not so interested. But a number of automakers remain bullish on sedans.

Christian Life Academy will host a fundraising event which includes a dinner at 6 p.m. today at the Quality Inn and Conference Center in Franklin.

For Trinitarian Christians, our God is one in community. The mystery of the Trinity is one which evades all definition and human knowledge. One in three, three in One, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, One God.

TUSTIN, Calif. - The radical new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray looks like a spaceship or fighter jet, but its superpower is gravity, not flight.