August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Bumblebees deserve a little respect

Gardening With Dora

Bumblebees are a lot like Rodney Dangerfield - they just "don't get no respect." What they need is a better press agent because they are antennae and thorax above the honeybee as an effective pollinator. More...

Birth Announcements

Clayton Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Clayton Jr., (nee Holly Goldman) of Antioch announce the arrival of a daughter, born Aug. 4, 2008 at 1:15 p.m. at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She weighed seven lbs., four ozs. and measured 19 1/2 inches. More...

Final Wedding Plans

Robertson-Hare to wed in Arkansas

Julie Robertson and Jason Hare will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Lakewood United Methodist Church in North Little Rock, Ark. Miss Robertson is the daughter of Jim and Vicky Robertson of North Little Rock, Ark. More...

Remembering good times, good teachers at C'ville school

Schools around the area are back in session again! It may mean the very first day for four or five year olds or a high school senior or a freshman in college. It is a great time for everyone and all with new beginnings. More...

New members inducted into Elizabeth Bradford DAR chapter recently

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution, held an induction ceremony in the Fellowship Hall of Grove Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon, July 27. Special guests were State DAR officers, Mrs. More...

Dinner party honors couples

A dinner party honoring bridal couples, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel D. "Dru" Powell V and Kari Bagley and Matthew James Powell was given by Dana P. Moseley, sister of Dru and Matt and their grandmother, Alline P. Garris July 3. More...

Horton-Stanley to marry Sept. 6

Tam Horton announces the engagement of her daughter, Holly Michelle Horton, to Andrew Lee Stanley, son of Karen Stanley. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dorothy K. Bostrom and the late Marion O. Bostrom. More...

Hill-Allen to wed in Waugh, Ala.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hill of Hayneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Latoya Renae Hill to Gregory Linzinski Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allen of Whatley. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mattie Means of Hayneville. More...

Collecting

Q: I have a large seltzer dispenser bottled that I think holds about a half gallon. It was made by the W. Lante Company in Coventry. I have heard that seltzer bottles of this type often sell for as high as $1,500. More...

Great dinner-on-the-grounds recipes

Memories & Recipes

Our church, Salem Baptist, had its annual revival this past week. The week was followed with a supper at our fellowship building. We enjoyed the revival and the fellowship and food was a good ending to the four days of preaching. More...