Surrounded by adoring fathers, young girls giggled and tried to pop hundreds of bubbles during the inaugural Father-Daughter Princess Ball at Foundation for Youth in 2007. From The Republic archives


Cheer Fund officials reported a record $103,000 had been collected, $30,000 more than the 2006 goal, and gave credit to public response after the nationally publicized burglary of a storage building depleted the fund’s gift collection just before Christmas.


Kathleen Hendricks, a former cooperative extension agent, gave the final broadcast of “Around the House,” a daily radio show offering helpful household hints since 1949.


Ponderosa Steak House opened on Marr Road just south of 25th Street.