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Jennifer Wimmer

Lewisport City updates; new Lewisport Police Officer Nick Jarboe

At the Lewisport City Council Meeting on Thursday, November 16th, it was announced that preparations are already underway for another wonderful, annual Christmas in the Park event in downtown Lewisport, Friday, December 1st, from 6-9 p.m. In addition, the Public Works crew has done an excellent job decorating the city with Christmas lights. Congrats to…

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Healthy Habits; immune system health

  Immune System Health What can you include into your daily diet to make sure your immune system is in the best shape? There are many foods and herbs, such as echinacea, that will help keep your immune system strong. Organic, whole food supplements can be very expensive. Listed in the following paragraphs are some…

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Healthy Habits; Sorghum

  Did you know that sorghum is one of many plants that contains amygdalin? It is a naturally occurring chemical compound that has been proven to kill abnormal cells and can prevent, and also help fight cancer. In addition, studies show that sorghum bran (especially black & sumac varieties) contains more antioxidants than blueberries or…

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Healthy Habits; Elecampane

  Elecampane: Also referred to by the common name elfdock, elecampane (specifically the root) is a lung supportive and natural remedy for the common cold that has been used for centuries in traditional medicine, most notably for treating respiratory and stomach challenges. This plant is a perennial in the daisy (Asteraceae) family, and its tall-growing, bright…

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Man’s dream of container home comes to fruition

Judy Clelland, the granddaughter of Roscoe Downs (former Editor of the Hancock Clarion), and her family moved to Hancock County from Maryland over a decade ago. Her husband, Bill, built the family a storage container home on land they had purchased. A previous article written by Ralph Dickerson in 2010, described in detail Bill Clelland’s…

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Tiffany’s Timeless Treasures

Tiffany’s Timeless Treasures, in Hawesville, offers wooden, laser engraved items such as ornaments, signs, door hangers, cutting boards, refrigerator magnets, and more, as well as fulfilling custom orders such as for photo engraving. Josh & Tiffany Abbott, husband and wife, work together in their family business. He does custom woodworking pieces, such as children’s chairs…

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Healthy Habits; Cardamom

The pod spice, cardamom, is nicknamed “Queen of Spices.” It is in the ginger family and native to Southeast Asia and thus, traditionally used in Indian cuisine, such as well-known curry dishes. It offers both sweet & savory flavors and has many medicinal qualities, especially with alleviating gastrointestinal challenges.https://www.saveur.com/article/Kitchen/Queen-of-Spices/ Here are some of the many…

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Healthy Habits; Earthing

  When we were children, we just called it running around outside barefoot. Today, it is being called “earthing” or “biological grounding,” and an extensive amount of research has revealed its numerous health benefits, including pain relief, reducing inflammation and improving circulation. Many of these studies are published, peer-reviewed and available for the public to…

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Healthy Habits; Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan Pink Salt In the March 25th edition of the Hancock Clarion, you may’ve read my column on Celtic sea salt. https://www.hancockclarion.com/2023/05/24/celtic-sea-salt/ Another salt that is comparable to it, in that it has more of the vital minerals that we need for optimal health, is pink Himalayan sea salt. I, personally, prefer Celtic sea salt,…

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Floyd Bray Will /Trust Fund; steps for requesting loan eligibility

The Hancock Clarion provided a detailed article last week regarding the late local farmer, Floyd Bray, and his 1991 will. Bray’s will established a nonprofit organization offering low interest loans to health & wellness and medical facilities that locate or expand in Hancock County, via a Trust Fund at First Financial Bank. https://www.hancockclarion.com/2023/07/12/the-will-funds-available-for-health-related-businesses-at-low-interest-rate/ Listed below…

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