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It has been a long time — or it seems like it — since your scribe has made any effort to discuss hostas in any depth. They have been mentioned often in passing, but not many times have some of my favorites been listed. 

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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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Skillet Chipotle Beef Chili Bowls with Lime-Cilantro Crema

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Marvin and Karen Klopfenstein of Henry will mark their 60th wedding anniversary today and will be surprised with a family celebration on Saturday.

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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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In this photo from the Paris Special School District, grant writers Becky Cate (left) and Karen Goodman, both of the PSSD, hold a check representing a $15,000 STEM grant by the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education. The grant will fund science, technology, engineering and math education at …

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From the time I was a little girl, my mom would say, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” If ttrue, we should all be consuming lots of apples during this pandemic. Apples are a favorite fruit, are accessible, appealing and come in so many varieties.      

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Get nutritious Paleo meals on the table faster and easier with help from Jennifer Bumb’s The Paleo Sheet Pan Cookbook: 60 No-Fuss Recipes with Maximum Flavor and Minimal Cleanup (2020, Page Street Publishing Co.). Choose from a diverse array of hands-off choices, from breakfasts to main meal…

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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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The Henry County Fair’s Junior Market Steer Show Thursday afternoon brought 42 exhibitors together to showcase their steers in front of a crowd of about 100 people at the Fairground’s livestock arena.

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It might be the last thing on your morning to-do list, or worse, it might not be on your list at all. But a healthy breakfast refuels your body, jump-starts your day and may even benefit your overall health. Don’t skip this important meal. Benefits of eating a healthy breakfast include: more…

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In this virulent climate of serious strains of illness and immune system compromises, gut health and balancing the microbiome are more important than ever. Mee McCormick nails these issues in her new book My Pinewood Kitchen: A Southern Culinary Cure (2020, www.hcibooks.com) as an expert wit…

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Mask wearing has become a much debated topic since the coronavirus pandemic began in the United States. Initially, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) did not recommend mask use for the general public in an effort to conserve them for …

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If I said August is hydrangea time, any of you more learned gardeners would take umbrage and say no. We all know, you would claim, that hydrangea time is late spring and early summer, not late summer and/or autumn. 

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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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Toward the end of last week’s column, we mentioned, in passing, summer phlox. I must make amends for the brevity of that, and add some more informational help, if you need it. 

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Summer just isn’t summer unless you can have good ole sweet corn.  As I visit the Farmers Market and other local farm sites as well as the grocery, you see the best of the sweet corn season. It is a delicacy of the South and a favorite on most tables all year long. 

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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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The Holy Bible tells us the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are war, famine, pestilence and death. It is not the apocalypse, as of this moment anyway, but there are deadly horsemen affecting gardeners, and more than four of them. 

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Ronnie and Emma Sue Morris Singleton of Paris will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary July 17. The Singletons met in 1969, one week before he left to serve in Vietnam. They were married July 17, 1970, with the Rev. B.K. Marshall officiating. The wedding was conducted at Marshall’s…

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In the heart of almost every person there resides a palpable tug for the underdog. I am no exception. For instance, back in the old days (a few months ago) whenever a football game was telecast live, even if was between Slippery Rock and some opponent from a remote stretch of Idaho, I always…

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The month of July brings warmer temperatures, outdoor gatherings, sports, and lots of outdoor play time by the pool or lake. With all the time spent outdoors in the squelching heat, it’s important to remember to take precautions to prevent dehydration, which can lead to heat exhaustion or ev…

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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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Kick the flavor up a notch by making award-winning sauces in your own backyard with Award-Winning BBQ Sauces and How to Use Them: The Secret Ingredient to Next-Level Smoking (2020, Page Street Publishing).

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Ed Randolph highlights many grilled dishes in his cookbook, Showstopping BBQ with Your Traeger Grill: Standout Recipes for Your Wood Pellet Cooker from an Award-Winning Pitmaster (2020, Page Street Publishing).

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We have fought, or slept, through the past three months of coronavirus all over the world and, with a few riots and many protests here and there, are all fervently hopeful of more peaceful times ahead. 

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