Air flow key to keeping dry in humid climate

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome to a bonus edition of the letters column. It's lovely to see our mailboxes stay so full, and we'll continue to do our best to stay abreast of your letters.

Aunt and stepdad’s fight causes family rift

DEAR HARRIETTE: My aunt – my mom's sister – has had issues with my stepdad for quite some time now. Their issues are complex, and I've always tried to stay neutral on the situation. I had a long conversation with my stepdad the other day about their issues. After the talk, we both decided that it was time for all of us (my mother, my aunt and my stepdad) to sit down and talk about everything together. I didn't say much; I let my stepdad do most of the talking. The conversation went sour, and my aunt ended up storming out of the room and saying that I had betrayed her by talking to my stepdad about the things she had told me in confidence. My aunt has since blocked me on so

Here's your preview of Thursday's headlines

- City plans to sell old fire station

- Juvenile injured when shot by 17-year-old

- Preparing vehicles for colder temps

- Lady Reds roll Elgin, 57-34

- Red Tornadoes handle Elgin

Ownership of the old Clinton fire station, located at 523 W. Gary Blvd., was transferred from the City of Clinton to the Clinton Industrial Authority at Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting.

Giving to save lives

Janae Chittum gives blood at the Clinton Community Blood Drive Tuesday at the First Christian Church Family Life Center.

Safety first

Avene Baker cleans the Maker Space at Southwest Elementary School to keep the area sanitized for students and staff.

A 17-year-old male shot a 15-year-old male in the face and arm with a .22 handgun about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evening in the 300 block of South Sixth Street.

Preparing vehicles

With the worsening winter weather, local mechanics say there are precautions people can take to ensure their vehicles are ready to face the dropping temperatures.