October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Guest Columnist

Spay, neuter and adopt!

A while ago, I saw a shirt that read “The Top 10 Reasons to Spay & Neuter Your Pet Just Died in a Shelter.” I thought, “Wow, what a powerful statement. More...

Dollars & Cents

Suggestions for managing your home mortgage

Like many Americans, your home represents your largest investment. And, like most of them, you probably have a home mortgage.  Keep in mind that you should strive to manage your home mortgage just as you manage your other investments. More...

Memories & Recipes

Watch for specials and save on groceries!

The weather is cooling off now and it really makes me glad we've started the Crock Pot cooking. That's the easiest kind of meal planning there is and if you're couponing too, you can watch the ads and see what sort of meat is on sale.  More...

Community Study Club begins 82nd year in Grove Hill

On Sept. 20 the Community Study Club began its 82nd year of study and service. More...

Here’s a Tip

 There are many uses for empty Tic Tac containers. Here are three: Wrap with pretty paper and use as a tiny vase for a single-stem flower. Or, use them to separate small scrapbooking supplies. More...

Clarke cattlemen meet in February

The Clarke County Cattleman’s Association held its annual meeting in Grove Hill in February. At top, Cattlewomen’s scholarship winners were presented by chairperson Ann Harrison. More...

Halloween treats around the state

Montgomery, Ala. — Visitors can experience Alabama’s haunted history in October with ghost trails, story-telling festivals and ghost walks. More...

Through The Past

Delicious scuppernong pie

Scuppernongs, chestnuts, persimmons, muscadines, and beechnuts announce the fall season even before trees take a rest and notify their leaves of the time to depart. More...

More Grove Hill Arts Council artists

Tim “Timbo” Harrison More...

Windham-Sheffield to marry Nov. 5 in Pine Hill home

Jerry and Mary Jo Windham of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angel Windham, to Travis Sheffield, son of Robert and Sandy Sheffield, II of Pine Hill.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Woodrow More...

Stringers honored on 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stringer of West Bend were honored at a 50th wedding anniversary celebration on Aug. 20. More...

Feeling your oats

One of my favorite breakfast foods is a bowl of oatmeal with dried fruit and brown sugar or maple-flavored agave syrup to sweeten it up. Most of us know we’re supposed to eat more whole grains. More...

Extension Service

The cost of beef

Many of you as consumers have noticed the upswing in your cost for beef products at your local grocery. More...