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Nancy Ryburn

Q. My step-daughter has a child who lies constantly. Her lies are obvious and very annoying. I can barely stand to be around the child, but was told not to intervene. Why do children lie when it would often be easier to tell the truth?

The ‘simplicity’ of getting fit

I’ve NEVER heard anyone say “You know, I’d like a really pretty house, but I don’t care if it has a refrigerator or bathrooms”. But I hear “I just want bigger arms” or “I only want to work on my waist” quite frequently. From a fitness professional’s perspective, they mean virtually the same thing.

Domestic abuse topic at WH Willing Workers

Willing Workers of White Hall’s Extension Homemakers Club met May 24 at White Hall Library. President Cheri Aronowitz welcomed everyone and asked Shiela Childers to read the Thought of the Month “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

Watson Chapel Chamber Choir

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International hosts the Watson Chapel Chamber Choir which performed during a holiday party. The choir had a successful year under the direction of Angel Owen, a spokeswoman said. Choir members include: 6th (back) row, Isaiah Jones, Maurice Whittaker, Amy Vallery and Zach Barnes; 5th row: Brandon Thomas, Nathan Morgan and Carl Dunn; 4th row: Hauper-Kane Moorehead, Courtland Rucker, Kim Marcus, Morgan Monk and Ashante’ Singleton; 3rd row: Jallen Johnson, Nautica Harris, Christian Broughton, Dajah Robinson and J’tyra Wiley; 2nd row: Alexis Whitten, A’mydra Anderson, Reonnicka Kilgore and Sierra Cannon; 1st row: Mya Ware, Eboni Edwards, Rachel Lochmann, Destiny Qualls, Kadazha Barnes and director Angel Owen. (Special to The Commercial)

Copeland, Lybrand to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Copeland of White Hall are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shelby Ann to Spencer Edward Lybrand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joey Lybrand of White Hall.

DeWitt senior center donation

DeWitt Senior Citizens Center receives a $1,000 donation from the First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. Participants were, from left, Operation Round-Up Trustee James Phillips, senior center manager Julie Duncan and council members Gladys Carr and Joan Snell. The program awarded $15,000 to 14 local organizations in April. (Special to The Commercial)