Tag: Depression

Lind shares his depression experience as part of Suicide Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a nationally recognized effort to bring awareness to suicide and depression. Arkansas City native Nate Lind recently spoke at Harvard University regarding suicide and the increase in suicide rates among men. “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for people (younger than) 44. […]

Antipasta recipe great for combating heat with chill, surfeit of Italian flavors

My grandmother grew up during the Depression and then raised four children with my grandfather. There were years when they had very little and she had to make food stretch a little further than it really should have gone. Most of the things she cooked — even after I was […]

Depression-era macaroni and cheese recipe packs oozy punch

My great-grandmother raised three children during the Depression, so certain items either weren’t available or weren’t purchased. Macaroni and cheese was not then the staple it seems to have become today, thanks in part to Kraft. But uncooked pasta always has been a staple item in kitchens in my family. […]

Arkalalah week heralded by USB garage cleanup, Medallion Hunt clues

The Kiwanis Club of Arkansas City spent Oct. 23/Sunday afternoon cleaning the Union State Bank parking garage downtown in anticipation of its pancake feed on Oct. 29/Saturday morning. While Kiwanis is not the only group that has begun preparations for Arkalalah, the cleaning of the garage signifies just as much […]