As a high school sports referee, Timothy McGee has to be just as active
as the athletes he officiates during baseball and football season.
when the Carroll resident started experiencing a nagging discomfort in
his hip last spring, he set out to ﬁnd relief. After seeking out a
doctor, a physical therapist and then a chiropractor near his job in
Columbus, he was still experiencing hip pain. “I was taking ibuprofen
probably every other day,” he recalled.
As a local gospel quartet member, there is nothing John Fortner loves more than traveling to different churches to share his love of music.
However, since his diagnosis with stage 1 colon cancer in January, John has been doing more than just singing at these concerts: He’s been sharing his personal story to raise awareness about getting screened early.