Thank you, veterans!

Every year on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day to honor the women and men who have died while serving in the United States military.

The American holiday was originally known as Decoration Day due to how soldiers would decorate the READ MORE

Weatherholt artist of the month

Karen Weatherholt will be our featured artist for the month of May.

Karen Weatherholt will be our featured artist for the month of May.

Our featured artist for the month of May will be Emporia-area artist Karen Weatherholt. Her works will be on display throughout the month in the Atrium gallery.

Karen will be honored with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on May 30. Come and enjoy her works, READ MORE

Why Your Funeral Director Will Likely Be Female

Funeral director Jan Smith of Flanner Buchanan in Indianapolis guides a casket into a hearse. [Photo credit: courtesy of Jan Smith]

By Kevyn Burger for Next Avenue

Jan Smith was in the final semester of her training to be a funeral director when her 8-year-old nephew died after a heart transplant.

Her family’s heartbreak deepened her understanding of the value of the work READ MORE