Stories tagged with: Milestone Birthday

October 30, 2013 - 6:06pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Evergreen Retirement Village in New Concord honored some of its oldest residents Wednesday afternoon with a special party.

The eight "Youngsters of Evergreen" all were born between 1916 to 1922, making them all at least ninety-one years old and a few of them shed some light on how to access the fountain of youth.

"You have to enjoy life and you have to enjoy what you do and I've really done that,” said oldest resident, 97-year-old, Tom Johnson. “It's...

November 17, 2009 - 12:21pm
6 years 40 weeks ago

It's a birthday to remember the big 100 and one local woman is celebrating just that.

Sally Olivia Portis celebrated the milestone this weekend with more than 50 family members that flew in from all over the country.
Olivia had eight children. Sally Cook her fifth child says her mom's secret to a long life is eating good country food and plain old hard work.

In fact she worked all the way up until she was in her late 80's.

"We can...

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