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The merry month of May was my mother’s favorite month. And who isn’t floored by the pleasure this month provides? Perennials are churning steadily into production; annuals, even, are heating up; and  some flowering shrubs and trees are still worth looking at. And, the weather, for the most p…

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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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If asked to list your favorite five foods, there is no doubt in my mind that more than 50% of the people would answer with cheese being one of the five on the list.

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Ricotta with Four-Berry Compote, Pistachios and Granola FROM CULINARY.NET, MILKMEANSMORE.ORG

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May is National Mental Health Month. Mental Health Month raises awareness of trauma and the impact it can have on the physical, emotional and mental well-being of children, families and communities. Mental illness does not discriminate; it affects all ages, all races, all cultures and all so…

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One in five people will suffer from mental illness or substance abuse during their lifetime. “Behavioral health” refers to both psychiatric health and substance abuse, and people with these health issues suffer from either or both. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds of those with a mental heal…

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One in five people will suffer from mental illness or substance abuse during their lifetime. “Behavioral health” refers to both psychiatric health and substance abuse, and people with these health issues suffer from either or both. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds of those with a mental heal…

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To many, nothing says summer like the first local ripe strawberries of the season. Like other fresh fruits and vegetables, strawberries are an important part of a healthy diet.

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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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Austin and Mary Willoughby of Paris are the parents of a daughter, Avery Paige Willoughby, born April 13, 2021, at Henry County Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 11.6 ounces. The mother is the former Mary Jones of Paris. Paternal grandparents are Ron Willoughby and Sonia Willoughby, both…

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We are ensconced deeply now into the month of April, which features April Fool’s Day, Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, and the same month the British often call “the cruelest month.” And for good reason some years. April can be soft as a baby’s behind or, on occasion, vicious as a wolf’s howl. W…

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Blake and Karsen Roberson of Paris are the parents of a daughter, Hadley Michelle Roberson, born April 9, 2021, at Henry County Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. The mother is the former Karsen Cook of Greenfield. Paternal grandparents are Chris Bills of Greenfield and the lat…

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Our ongoing list of rather underused shrubs and trees has created some discussion and questions on where to get some of them. It takes some searching, I will admit, but sometimes they can be found right under your nose at local garden centers and discount stores. 

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

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A lot can be said for old tried and true varieties of plants, but I’m not going to say those things today. We will follow up last week’s endeavor on somewhat new and sometimes improved varieties of shrubs and trees that more than pay their rent over a year’s time in your garden. 

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A wide range of telehealth tools are becoming extremely popular, pushed forward into the spotlight by the emergence of COVID-19. Telehealth is the use of communication technologies such as computers or mobile devices to access health care services remotely. 

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More than 2 million poisonings are reported every year to the 55 poison control centers across the country. The American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) mission is to actively advance the health care role and public health mission of its members through information, advocacy, …

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It’s springtime and the family is together for Easter. Get outside and enjoy some fresh air with these family-friendly activities. 

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If feeding your family wholesome meals is a daily goal, keep in mind you can serve up tasty foods that also feed your immune system by including ingredients like mushrooms. With their earthy flavor, mushrooms ­— like many other fruits and vegetables — can also play a positive role in support…

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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 the 53-plus years of this column’s existence, very few of them have been book reviews. Some outstanding garden books by authors, domestic and abroad, have made the short list. 

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The history of St. Patrick’s Day is not well known to many. However, on March 17, millions of people across the United States celebrate in the popular Irish tradition known as St. Patrick’s Day.

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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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This week, a practical — as opposed to, say, philosophical — rendering. In other words, a how-to reminder of the things you should be doing in your ornamental gardens here in the middle of March. If you escaped the Ides of March two days ago and if  you are not already swamped with spring wo…

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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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Here we are ensconced into the month of March, known for St. Patrick and Julius Caesar, the late. His assassination occurred on the 15th of that month in 44 B.C. The Romans also set March 15, the Ides date, as a day for people who owed debts to pay them off. I don’t know what the penalty was…

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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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Most Americans eat too much salt. A pinch of salt here and a dash of salt there can quickly add up to unhealthy levels of sodium in the diet. Choosing foods that are lower in salt and sodium is key to healthy eating.

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It is seldom that these words concern, to much degree, the weather. However, if the first week of March, with its ides coming up soon, is not a good time to do so, there never will be one. 

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Heather Bastyr’s fourth-grade 4-H class met Jan. 27 at Paris Elementary School. 

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March is recognized as National Nutrition Month. The month is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.