A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova

Wellton, Arizona - Share your love of books and reading! The Wellton Library Book Club will meet Friday, September 7th, to discuss A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

When You’re Known by Your Middle Name

Yuma, Arizona - Dear Rusty: For those of us who use our middle name as the name we are known by (and there are many famous persons who are), why does the Social Security Administration mandate the use of the first name when applying for benefits? Is there any way to change this now that I am receiving benefits? Can younger persons make the change before they become eligible? ~ Middle is Main

They said it wouldn’t last

Yuma, Arizona - And, here’s a world record that requires stamina, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Highway robbery

Fayetteville, Georgia - Fayette County, GA police are on the hunt for thieves with a hankering for Japanese noodles, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

It’s called ‘elderly pluck’

British Columbia, Canada - You don’t want to mess with this nonagenarian. She’s 95-years-old and tough as nails, as she proved when she single-handedly bested a black bear that invaded her kitchen in British Columbia recently, not once but twice in the same day, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.