August 13, 2009 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Grove Hill Citivans seek Citizen nominations

The Grove Hill Civitan Club is accepting nominations for Grove Hill's Citizen of the Year. More...

Moss anniversary is Sunday at Ulcanush Baptist Church

The children of Julius and Margaret Moss will host their parents' 50th wedding anniversary Sunday Aug. 16 from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville. The public is invited. More...

Wedding plans

Amy Lane Robertson and Kyle David Brooker will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Grove Hill Baptist Church. A reception will be held in the church's fellowship hall. Miss Robertson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

BTAPC starts new year with lots of plans, activities

The Ballet & Theatre Arts Performing Companies of Gilbertown will start a new season October 1. Our season runs from Oct. 1-Sept. 30 each year. BTAPC is looking forward to another exciting year with plans in the works for several productions. More...

Jones-Gordon to marry in T'ville

Leah Newton of Thomasville and Tom "Pete" Jones III of Dixons Mills announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kamren Leigh Jones to Richard "Richie" Evan Gordon III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Evan Gordon Jr. More...

Cozy Quilters are busy

The Cozy Quilters have had a busy year. The group started out in January receiving notice that they were being awarded a $300 grant from The National Quilting Association, Inc. More...

Clethra can brighten up a dull August garden

Gardening With Dora

August is an awkward month in the garden. We have a whole month before the flowering perennials think it's spring again and begin to bloom with renewed enthusiasm. More...

Pay attention to pets during 'dog days of summer'

If Curtis Johnson had ever had the gumption to tell a teacher "The dog ate my homework," chances are the classic excuse wasn't far-fetched. More...

Andrews-Lacey to marry in Springfield M-P Church

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Andrews of Thomasville announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Abbie Leah to Christopher Dale Lacey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Lacey of Ashland. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Higdon-Criswell tell plans for Gulf Shores wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Archie Higdon of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Clara Maxine Higdon to Johnny Wayne Criswell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billie Criswell of Fulton. More...

The challenges of getting kids back to school

Memories & Recipes

I attended the Grove Hill Baptist Church's Back to School Block Party Saturday evening and couldn't help but notice the twinkle in the eyes of the parents. The party was great, I especially enjoyed the talent and testimony of the Jesus Artist. More...

Enroll now for HIPPY program

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Clarke County program is now enrolling parents of 3, 4, and 5 year olds for the 2009-10 year. More...

CCHS and JHS Career/Tech programs recognized

The Career/Tech Programs at both Clarke County High School and Jackson High School received Business/Industry Certification. More...

More Dr. Jones scholarships awarded at Greater Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church

The second annual Dr. Rodney Kenyal (Zakee) Jones Scholarship Awards were presented Sunday, July 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Greater Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Walker Springs. More...

HOUSEHOLD TIPS

• "When painting, coat the tops of your hands with petroleum jelly. A light coat will do. Then, when you are finished, the specks of paint from the roller will slide right off. The bonus is, your hands will feel soft as well." — T.C. More...

STINKING STINK BUGS

Extension Service

Many local gardeners have noticed tomato fruits having white or light colored spots when they start to ripen. Often these spots are hard or even bitter tasting. More...