March 12, 2009 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Extension Service

Termites are an important part of the natural cycle of turning wood into organic matter that continues to decompose and replenish the soil with nutrients. We want this process to occur in the woods, but we don't want it to move to our homes. More...

Johnson-Loftin to marry March 28

Carol K. Johnson of Thomasville announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Crystal Ann Johnson to Benjamin Michael Loftin II, son of Mike and Sue Loftin of Nicholsville. More...

Wiggins-Moffatt to wed in Meridian

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Timothy Wiggins of Meridian, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie, to James Stephen Moffatt II. Mr. Moffatt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stephen Moffatt of Rosemark, Tenn. More...

Final Plans

Thompson-Webb Jordan Alecia Thompson and Justin Lee Webb will exchange wedding vows Saturday, March 14 at 2 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. Miss Thompson is the daughter of Janis Thompson and Keith Thompson, both of Thomasville. More...

'Tickle Pickle' visits Coffeeville RSVP meeting

The Coffeeville RSVP met Tuesday, March 3 with 15 members present. Kathleen Dunagan called the meeting to order. After the pledge was given, "My Country Tis of Thee," was sung. More...

Gardening With Dora

Redbuds mean spring's here!

Nothing, not even flocks of foraging robins, says spring to me like the first flowering of redbud, Cercis canadensis. I find the flowering of this abundant native tree somewhat miraculous. More...

Memories & Recipes

Making gravy not very easy

I was snapped back in time this past week when my secretary, Latoya Presnall, told me she didn't know how to make simple dishes like gravy. I realized how far I had come in my cooking experiences since I first began as a young housewife. More...

Holley-Williamson united in Mobile

Glori Gayle Williamson and Kenneth Holley Jr. were united in marriage in a private ceremony on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 in Mobile. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Williamson of Mobile and Billy Ray and Anne Williamson of Greenwood. More...

New Arrivals

Lightcap Mr. and Mrs. Michael Thornton Lightcap (nee Lesley Bedwell) of Spanish Fort announce the arrival of a daughter, Anna Catherine Lightcap, born Feb. 17, 2009 at 6:25 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed seven lbs., five ozs. More...

TRIVIA TEST

1. MEDICAL TERMS: What would a patient with alopecia be lacking? 2. LITERATURE: Which of Shakespeare's plays featured a character named Caliban? 3. U.S. STATES: Which four states within the United States are referred to as commonwealths? More...