Dear Abby: I have been dating a great guy for a year and a half. He’s funny, smart, and when he comes to my house, he washes my dishes and plays with my son. He is attentive, and he cooks for me. He is always buying me little things like a desk coffee heater because he knows I love hot coffe…

Dear Heloise: Is there a universally accepted hand signal to say "thank you" to drivers who do you a kindness? When a driver slows down and allows me to merge into a lane of traffic, I am grateful. I wave my open hand high back and forth.

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Dear Abby: Is there a delicate way for me to tell my boyfriend not to use the same online floral delivery service again? The birthday bouquet he had delivered to me arrived with limp, wilted, torn petals and leaves and broken stems. It was one of those box-of-flowers deliveries.

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CIRCLEVILLE — The Logan Elm School District announces the following schedule for registration of kindergarten students for the 2020-21 school year:

The Teays Valley Educational Foundation awarded a grant to Teays Valley West Middle School eighth grade language arts teacher Laura Nungester for $894.36. This grant will be used to purchase graphic novels for students to use in groups during their book club. Students take part in book clubs…

Dear Abby: I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. I love him, and we have an undeniable connection I have never had with anyone else. The problem is, he’s separated but not yet divorced from his wife.

The Teays Valley Educational Foundation awarded an $800 grant to Walnut Elementary School teachers Dan Barnum, Nicole Miles and Jessica VonIns. The money will be used to purchase document cameras. TVEF treasurer Brett Triplett is pictured presenting the check to Miles, VonIns and Barnum.

GROVEPORT — Robert McCain and Alisha Martin, of Circleville, announce the birth of their baby girl.

Dear Readers: Winter’s dry air, low humidity and freezing temperatures can do a number on the skin. Do you adjust how you shower? You should. Frequent long, hot showers can dry out the skin, leaving it red, irritated and inflamed.

Dear Abby: When I was a junior in high school, I sustained a neck injury (at school) that damaged my spinal cord. I recovered mostly from that, but I have residual weakness in my right side and severe neck pain. I was able to work until, at 57, I had to go on disability. Because of that, my …

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At Walnut Elementary School, a student from each homeroom is chosen as the “Student of the Month” by the staff members at Walnut. Kindergarten: Kensely Cookson, Lea Theado, Sofia Thompson, Henry Blanton; first grade: Sophie Kroeger, Carson Krouse, Brooke Egginger, Hannah Walburn; second grad…

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Circleville — Ohio botanists found four plant species in 2019 that had not been seen in Ohio for decades and, in one case, more than a century, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves (DNAP).

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The Teays Valley Educational Foundation awarded Teays Valley East Middle School sixth grade teacher Ashley Perry a $1,500 grant. This grant will provide classroom libraries for the sixth grade students that will offer books of all reading levels. TVEF board member Kim Miller is pictured pres…