People who love to read often get lost in a good book. Reading is a beloved hobby across the globe. But even avid readers cannot be immersed in books all of the time. Or can they?

 Last weekend, the Holly area was abuzz with HollyDays activities.

 Fenton Twp. — Music and laughter were in abundance at the 11th annual Barnfest at Stoney Acres off Lobdell Road this past weekend, from Friday, Sept. 10-12.

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  We all like to plan ahead for special events and family time, often based on our child’s school calendar. Here are some important dates to remember:

 The family of Jeff and Sharon Stone of Fenton Township have awarded a total of $132,300 in college scholarships to deserving seniors in the Lake Fenton school district since 2004 — in memory of their son, Brad, who passed away July 1, 2000, at age 12. They’ve awarded another $81,500 in coll…

 Physical activity and proper diet and nutrition can help people age 50 and older maintain their physical health. But there are also ways aging men and women can preserve brain health in an effort to prevent or delay the cognitive decline that affects millions of seniors across the globe.

Hippo’s is a casual, counter-service restaurant that opened March 25 at 17225 Silver Parkway in the Silver Pointe shopping center in Fenton. They serve an array of staple dishes including pizza, calzones, chicken, ribs, and more. Hippo’s also serves 20 flavors of Guernsey ice cream available…

The St. John Foundation would like to thank all of the generous donors who helped make the St. John Foundation annual fundraiser, “Spread the Joy,” a huge success.

 Area residents share what makes their mothers so special as we honor all mothers this Mother’s Day.

 Since 1875 when Aristides won the Kentucky Derby with a time of 2:37 minutes, the tradition continues in Louisville, Kentucky.

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“I like shrimp, a lot. I also like spicy food. This dish is enough for two (if you double the shrimp!) What can I say, I only had enough shrimp for me! Seriously this might be the best tasting shrimp I’ve ever eaten in my life!” — Trish

Sometimes we all just need a little SLOW roasted BBQ to tame the soul. I got the idea for these ribs from betterbegrilled.com, and their take on Maple Cayenne Ribs. — Trish

It happens every time I go to the farmers market. I see all the beautiful vegetables and end up going hog wild. The prices are amazing - which leads to a counter-top full of vegetables that no one can reasonably use before the next visit to the market! It’s an obsession!