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Sep 26

New Ringgold County Resource Directory a Click Away!

Two new directories that list services available to Ringgold County residents can now be accessed on our website.  Just click on the “Resources and Forms” tab on the top menu bar.  The Resource Directory page gives the options of viewing the services alphabetically or by category of service. Both lists include the same information. If […]

Sep 26

PAT “Roll and Read” Event a Success!

The “Roll and Read” event sponsored by Ringgold County Parents as Teachers was held September 18 at 5:30 PM at the shelter house in the courthouse yard in Mt. Ayr.  Eight families with a total of 14 children participated in the event.  The group logged a mile by walking or riding in strollers or wagons […]

Sep 26

Is Your Brain Wired to Create Food Cravings?

Food cravings have a lot less to do with biology and more to do with psychology.   Specific areas of the brain help create emotional connections with food and help form habits. Certain hormones are also released when you eat a food you really enjoy. Hormones, memories and other various mechanisms combine to create a sensory […]

Sep 9

Free Vision Screenings for Children Offered September 16

Free vision screenings for children ages 6 months through Kindergarten will be offered at the Family Resource Center in Mt. Ayr on Tuesday, September 16, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM.  Iowa Kidsight is a vision-screening project where Lions Club volunteers throughout Iowa organize and conduct vision-screening sessions in local communities.  The results are interpreted […]