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Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, such as methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal. Do they also heal a brain damaged by addiction? And which one works best for which patient?

Dear Heloise: To add to the hint that everything online is there forever, people need to remember that all that information can be copied. Even if you delete something you’ve posted, it could have already been copied, pasted and shared.

While Casey Donahew is no stranger to performing at the Bell County Expo Center, the country singer said he’s definitely excited to take the stage in the Garth Arena on Saturday. Donahew will open for Hank Williams Jr., one of the best-selling artists in country music history. “It’s not often you get to play with a legend, and it’s one of those bucket list things that for sure you’re excited about,” he said.