January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Clifford Grant celebrated his 80th birthday Christmas Day

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church ended the year 2009 by having its Christmas program which was presented by the youth department. After the service refreshments were served and all senior citizens were presented a bag of fruits. More...

Memories & Recipes

Cindy is putting away her apron and spoons during tax season!

As you probably already know, I'm about to be super busy, I guess I should say busier than usual. Tax season is here and the new consignment store in Thomasville is already taking more of my time. More...

How old is my chandelier?

Q: We have a solid brass chandelier and wonder what you can tell us about it. We’ve had it for more than 50 years, and it is original except for new globes and being rewired. — Wilma, Albuquerque, N.M. More...

Gardening With Dora

Not too early to get annual seeds planted

Mother Nature doesn’t pick seeds of annuals, put them in a paper envelope, and plant them in the spring. She lets them fall where they may this time of year, knowing that wind, rain and burrowing animals will scatter them about. More...

Card of Thanks

A simple THANK YOU can never express our sincere appreciation for all the support we received during our father's illness and death. More...

Clarke Prep beauty pageants Jan. 9

Clarke Prep School will hold it's annual elementary, jr. high and high school beauty pageants on Saturday, January 9, 2010 in the gymnasium. The elementary pageant will begin at 4 p.m and will be followed by the jr. high and high school pageants. More...

‘Tom Sawyer’ is state’s read for new year

Citizens of Grove Hill and surrounding communities are invited to join with readers all over Alabama by participating in reading afresh The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. More...

Criswells announce son’s birth on Dec. 22

Nicholas and Jessie (James) Criswell of Mobile announce the arrival of a son, Colton James Criswell, born Dec. 22, 2009 at 6:33 p.m. at Springhill Memorial Hospital. He weighed seven lbs., four ozs. and measured 20 inches long. More...

Crosby-Chipkevich to say vows Feb. 27

Dr. and Mrs. Sid Crosby of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Mindy Dean, to Benjamin Chipkevich of Memphis, Tenn. Mr. Chipkevich is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chipkevich of Burke, Va. More...

Household Tips

• Do you have drawers that stick? If they’re made of wood, just grab a candle and rub the side over the tops of both rails. The wax provides just the right amount of lubrication to keep those drawers sliding in and out without a fight! More...