Living in Clay County 2020

Fall Outdoor Activities - Smithville Lake

developing top story

Each and every day a new woman becomes a mother for the first time or all over again.

featured top story

Too embarrassed to talk to your doctor about those sudden urges to go to the bathroom or pain during sex? Don’t be afraid, said Haleigh Jackson, a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic floor health at Liberty Hospital.

featured top story

Losing a loved one is never easy. Whether the loss is recent or not, many people find the void created by a loved one’s passing never leaves them. Celebrating holidays or milestones can magnify feelings of loss, and such feelings may surface on Mother’s Day among people whose mothers are deceased.

featured top story

As the weather starts warming up, families are pulling out their grills and honoring National Hamburger Month whether they know May is officially designated as such or that National Hamburger Day is Thursday, May 28.

Parents can employ various strategies, including assigning chores, to instill a sense of responsibility in their children. The natural segue from chores is to offer compensation for the jobs that children are doing.


With the warm weather season upon us, many are beginning to take to their yards and fire up the grill. Many grills and smokers in the United States, especially in Kansas City where barbecue is king, feature staples like burgers, ribs, brats and steaks. However, as more and more Americans loo…