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What’s a Good Heart Rate for Your Age?

What’s a Good Heart Rate for Your Age?

A resting heart rate can be a good indicator of health. According to the Mayo Clinic, generally speaking, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. Athletes tend to have lower normal resting heart rates than non-athletes. Conversely, an unusually high resting heart rate may signify an increased risk of heart disease or another medical condition, advises Harvard Health.

The City of Forney Mourns the Loss of Michael Lewis

The City of Forney Mourns the Loss of Michael Lewis

The City of Forney is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Lewis, husband of former Mayor Amanda Lewis. Michael was a dedicated and active member of the Forney community, serving as a philanthropist, Angel Flight pilot (completing over 140 missions), and chaplain at Genesis Center North Texas. His unwavering commitment and impactful contributions to our community will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.

A Candle in the Foyer
A Candle in the Foyer

A Candle in the Foyer

Elton John had his Norma Jean, never knowing who to cling to when the rains set in. We have our Dallas native, Patsy Ann McClenny. Though her presence in our house exists behind a glass pane only, this photo taken at a Carrolton studio in 1966 seems to migrate from room to room. You may spot it in the guest bath. It graces my husband’s office for months on end, occasionally being mistaken for his lovely mother. It has even made it to the fireplace mantel a time or two. Months after this photo was snapped, California would beckon Patsy. Just like Norma would shed her Mortenson/ Baker moniker for a decidedly glam name, Marilyn Monroe, Patsy would decide that Mc-Clenny wouldn’t impress the studio execs the way her new exotic title would. Hence, Morgan Fairchild was born. But first, why is her high school graduation picture on display in my house? You just won’t believe how happy I am you asked.

Signs Your Dog May be Dehydrated

Water is essential for mammals’ bodies to operate at peak capacity. The American Kennel Club says water is necessary to lubricate joints, facilitate digestion, regulate body temperature, and cushion internal organs, among many other functions. Similar to humans, pets that fail to consume enough water can face dire consequences.

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True Independence for All

The notion of independence is something that, as Americans, we believe is a God-given right. And as John Adams wrote in a letter to his wife, “...This day shall be celebrated by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival” and that the celebration should include “Pomp and Parade- Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.” And we have followed that suggested advice for almost 247 years now with many variations but still the same fervor to remember we are an independent nation.

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Fewer Texas students have requested financial aid for college compared to last year, FAFSA data shows. The decline comes as this year’s release of a revamped version of the form was mired with delays and glitches. Credit: Jenna Watson/IndyStar via REUTERS

Fewer Texas Students Seek Financial Aid for College After This Year’s Bungled FAFSA Rollout

Many Texas high school graduates are heading into the summer without completing the federal form to request financial aid for college, a critical step that could ultimately determine whether they seek a degree.

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