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Cat scratch fever can infect you or your cat

By Dr. Dan Meakin Ted Nugent made cat scratch fever (actually called cat scratch disease) nearly a household name with his song in the late seventies, but most people still know little about this infection other than it involves a fever spread by cat scratches. In fact, it involves infection by a bacterium called Bartonella henselae, which [ Read More ]

Asian bistro and frozen yogurt eateries open in Milford

By Megan Alley Sun staff Two new Milford eateries celebrated their official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and “Party on the Plaza” on July 25. Mint Bistro and IYO Premium Frozen Yogurt are now open in the shopping complex located at 501-507 Chamber Dr. The complex is owned by D-Flawless and is managed [ Read More ]

David Porter, 82

David Porter, 82, of Bethel, passed away March 12.  Porter is survived by his wife Ada, children Debra Wayman, Gayle (Phillip) Conley, Mary (Steve) McAlister and Melissa (Jason) Hall, step-son Randy Spurlock and siblings Helen Walters and Elmer Davis, 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Visitation 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. services March 17. Interment at [ Read More ]

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Recent change in seasons bring mushrooms, protect your dog

By Dr. Dan Meakin In the past few weeks the season has dramatically changed from Summer to Fall. Along with the colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and shorter days, you may have noticed an invasion of mushrooms popping up in the woods, the parks, and yes, in your yard. It seems like my dog is immediately [ Read More ]

Amelia policeman returns from deployment in Afghanistan

Sergeant Matt Braden of the United States Marine Corps returned from a more than six-month deployment to Afghanistan in February and was honored for his service at commissioners’ Feb. 29 session. “I am definitely glad to be home,” Braden said. The Amelia graduate received a certificate of appreciation from commissioners, a challenge coin from Danny [ Read More ]

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