May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Memorial Day 2011

Poppies distributed this Friday

Sydney Reeves, Girls State delegate from Clarke Preparatory School and Mary Ray Cross, Girls State delegate from Clarke County High School pin poppies on World War II Veteran, John L. Smith. More...

Knight says movies can’t convey torment

Mr. Randy Knight was in the Army for three years and Army National Guard for fifteen years. He served in Vietnam and he job was Personnel Specialist. He served from January to December of 1970. More...

Donations to local groups

The Southern Magnolia Woman’s Club presented donations to civic organizations last week. More...

Slayton-Noble set June 11 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Wayne Slayton of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Dacy Brooke Slayton, to Samuel Justin Noble, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McClure Noble also of Jackson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Harold Smiths to celebrate 50th anniversary June 4

The children of Harold and Gloria Smith would like to invite you to a reception honoring their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. More...

Extension Service

What is that funny-looking thing growing on my pecan tree?

Over the past couple of weeks we have fielded several calls inquiring about strange little knots, balls, warts and one even described it as acorns growing on their pecan trees. More...

Keeping your Cherry Mallow in good order

Helen Luff said the order of the pie filling ingredients for the Cherry Mallow Cake recipe in last week’s paper were wrong and that it is important that they be in order. More...

Tom Roberts to speak at Bama Alumni event

The Clarke County University of Alabama Alumni and Friends BAMA Club will have the 2011 Summer Event on Tuesday, June 14 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Community House in Jackson. The event starts at 6 p.m. with a cost of $20 per person. More...

Ziglar says military training invaluable

While in service, Sergeant Bobby Ziglar served in the Air Force at many different bases such as Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas; Rantoul National Aviation Center in Champagne, Illinois; and Chanute Air Force base in Burns Flat, Oklahoma More...

Johnson served in Pacific inWWII

Hal Johnson served in the Marine Corps for 42 months during World War II. He went through boot camp in California and served all his time in the Pacific. More...

Memories & Recipes

Whole grain fills you up!

Well, I hope you are all feeling very healthy now that we have successfully completed five weeks of SUPER FOODS! This is the final week for these nutritionally sound foods and this week the food is whole grain pasta, oats and brown rice. More...

Criswells to observe 50th anniversary at Asbury Baptist

Gerald and Martha Jean Criswell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 5 at Asbury Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

Turner-Hinson to say vows this Saturday

Anna Elizabeth Turner and Michael Edward Hinson will exchange wedding vows Saturday, May 28 at 12 noon at the Magnolia Assembly of God in Grove Hill Miss Turner is the daughter of Brian and Lori Kelley of Grove Hill and the late Dennis Turner. Mr. More...

Mr., Mrs. A. J. Sellers to observe 70 years of marriage June 5

Albert Jack and Elray Sellers will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Ulcanush Baptist Church from 2-4 p.m. Mrs. Sellers, the former Elray Shepherd, and Mr. More...