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The Jackson Children’s & Teen Theatre will present Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. both Oct. 17 and Oct. 18. at The Ned R. McWherter Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.

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Growing up in suburban Detroit, Diane McIntosh was influenced and inspired by the heart of the Motown sound. Her talents led to a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Album, the same year Gladys Knight was a fellow nominee. Now, she’ll bring her “Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of …

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DEAR ABBY: We have a small house, and family and friends are always welcome. We also have six cats, and their care and comfort are paramount. We keep our cats separated so they don’t fight, so two cats occupy what used to be our guest room. We have explained this to overnight guests, several…

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DEAR ABBY: I have a friend on social media whose brother died by suicide several months ago. She was the one who found him. They were close, and I think he was her last immediate family member. She has posted openly about how horrible this experience has been and how sad she feels. More rece…

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This year I got the chance to go on a life-changing trip to Tennessee 4-H Roundup, and I was extremely grateful for the opportunity to go. The entire purpose of going to Roundup was for me to compete in my project portfolio. A project portfolio is a record of the work that a 4-H member compl…

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The 4-H club is a great activity that most kids get the opportunity to participate in. 4-H has many opportunities to work with livestock, but not everyone here lives on a farm and raises livestock. 

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I am having so much fun in 4-H. I never knew there was so much I could do. My project is wildlife management. I was able to go to classes to learn more about wildlife and even go to a competition.

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As a 4-H honor club member, it has been a very successful and fun year for me. I have been involved in many things through 4-H this year including: meat judging, assisting children with arts and crafts during Christmas, and helping with the Henry County Fair activities.  

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I have never been at a loss for words. I guess that is why the public speaking project is one of my favorite contests 4-H has to offer. I have had the opportunity to write speeches on various topics beginning in the fourth grade with “My favorite … ” 

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If you enjoy making crafts, learning about fashion, want to learn how to sew, making new friends, experiencing college dorm life and having a ton of fun, then 4-H Line and Design Camp is the camp for you.   

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The Agricultural Extension Service and Henry County Livestock Association have compiled this hay and grain referral to assist local farmers.

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Not so long ago, white cauliflower was your only option at the supermarket. Nowadays the produce aisle is aglow with hybrid varieties bred to have high levels of particular naturally occurring pigments.

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Low-Carb Cooking With Your Instant Pot (2019, Page Street Publishing Co.) is the latest Instant Pot cookbook from food blogger Emily Sunwell-Vidaurri and former chef and nutritionist Rudy Vidaurri. Focusing on low-carb diets, the duo provides 80 flavorful and healthy recipes that readers can…

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Doris Day teamed up with Les Brown and his Band of Renown in 1944 as World War II was nearing its close with her first big hit, “Sentimental Journey.” Close your eyes and go back, if  you’re old enough, and imagine the lyrics. It will bring tears to your eyes

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I often list broccoli as one of my favorite vegetables. As far as vegetables are concerned, broccoli is a bit divisive — people either love it or hate it — but its history as a preferred source of food and nutrition has existed since the Roman Empire.

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DEAR ABBY: My father died three years ago. My parents were both close to his younger brother and his wife. For the past two years, I have suspected my mother and my uncle have been having an affair.

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Four chamber concerts are planned by the Jackson Sympony this season. They are set for 3 p.m. on different dates at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 309 E.  Baltimore St. in downtown Jackson.

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DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly a year. He has several female friends I have met and like very much. However, one of them texts him every day, even while we are together. She also sends Facebook messages and sometimes calls him at work. Sometimes she “drops in” at…

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Eiffel Gardens on Volunteer Drive in Paris had a staff appreciation day Sept. 21 to mark the business’s part in parent company Americare Senior Living earning a 2019 Customer Approved award.