October 16, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyle

New members sought for Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

In September the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary (GHMHA) began the new year with a meeting in the hospital's dining room. Mrs. Janee Parden, the out-going president, called the meeting to order. Plans for the new year were discussed. More...

Grove Hill writers recognized in Mobile writing contest recently

Jim Herod and Annell Gordon took second and third place in a writing contest in Mobile. The contest was sponsored by The Mobile Writers Guild in conjunction with a workshop on Oct. 11. Entries in the contest were to be the first page of a story. More...

Trinket boxes sold as souvenirs; were popular items in the south

Q: I have a heart-shaped cedar box with a mirror inside the lid. It has an original price sticker of 59 cents on the bottom along with "Pilliod, Swanton, Ohio." The box can be locked with a small key. Any value? — Marilyn, Stigler, Okla. More...

Bennett-Parden to wed Oct. 25 in Anniston

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rowe Bennett of Gadsden announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Clare Bennett, to Nicholas Paul Parden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Paul Parden of Excel. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Bailey-Wiggins to marry Oct. 18

Carl Bailey and Lisa Bailey of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Genesis Michelle Bailey, to Justin Logan Wiggins, son of Billy Wiggins and Vonda Wiggins Franklin. More...

Gardening With Dora

Planting pansies

For the longest time I had a problem with pansies. Though I felt that they are overused - one sees them everywhere - I always planted at least one flat in the fall. More...

Final Plans

Kimbrell-Smith

Nachasity Marie Kimbrell and Jeremy Charles Smith will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at South Highlands Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa. Miss Kimbrell is the daughter of Alva Zane of Tuscaloosa. Mr. More...

New Arrivals

Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Robin Wilson (nee Rachel Johnson) of Jackson announce the arrival of a son, Lewis Gray Wilson, born Oct. 3, 2008 at 1:23 p.m. at Springhill Memorial Hospital. He weighed eight lbs., four ozs. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. More...