Struggling with anxiety his whole life, Ronnie Clopton uses music to cope

Ronnie Clopton had a lot of trouble focusing while he was in school. He said by the time he graduated, he really couldn't focus on anything. Then he found Far Therapy, a group that works with adults and kids with learning and developmental disabilities to learn new ways to communicate. For Clopton, he found his medium in piano. In the years since picking up the instrument, he's become quite proficient.

Community House to Host Fourth Annual ParkArt

The Community House will be hosting ParkArt in Birmingham's Shain Park on Thursday, June 22 from 5 pm to 8 pm. Admission is free and crafts are $5. Wristbands are $20 and offer unlimited activities. They can be purchased in advance at