| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:54 PM
When you set out to push 3,000 miles across the country in a racing wheelchair, you expect a few challenges along the way.
Ryan Chalmers had his share, that's for sure.
Hands that blistered and cracked and turned the color of eggplant from punishing...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A fundraiser, "Zumba for Baby Andrew," took place Sunday, May 19, at TNT Cardio Club in Richland Township.
More than 100 people attended and more than 60 attended for the two-hour Zumba session. Others stopped in for a basket raffle and 50/50 raffle,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:45 PM
To Heather and Aaron Whaley, they're already parents to a 4-year-old girl living in a Russian orphanage off the Sea of Japan.
The Frederick couple have never met the child, but they've given her a name — Addie. They've hung pictures of her in a...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Half-way there. Ryan Chalmers, an all-around athlete, made it to Hutchinson, the half-way point in his trek across America. The difference between his cross-county trip and that of many others before him? He’s doing so in a wheelchair.
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line.
Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
After winning the Ms. Congeniality Award, Kimberly Brown figured she had no shot at winning Ms. Wheelchair Illinois. Most contests use that award as a …...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It's hard to imagine topping the emotional peak from last week's season premiere, when Tig saw his troubled daughter Dawn burned alive right in front of him. Never was there a more literal embodiment of the sins of the father being visited upon his child....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:37 AM
World-class track athlete Tatyana McFadden is not a flashy person. Soft-spoken with a thin face, dark brown eyes and a deceptively muscular frame, she is not the type to speak of her accomplishments without some prompting. But when she does talk about her...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:30 PM
There’s a big push to build Alaska’s first fully accessible park.
It costs about $530,000 with half the money coming from proposition 3, which is on this Tuesday’s ballot.
Lawmakers are also being asked to fund the project and the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Candice Hause, a senior at Shade-Central City High School, is trying to raise awareness of autism and help area families and those living with the condition.
Hause has chosen to raise money for a joint project designed to improve a sensory room used by...