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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.

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Pinching is an exhilarating pastime, but often depending on whether you are the pincher or the pinchee. In the latter case, males often get a slap upside the head if their pinching is indiscreet, or even if it isn’t. On the other hand, pinching can have a marvelous effect on your garden if 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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Mowing or bushhogging can be devastating to many Tennessee wildlife species that nest in fields at this time of year, which include white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, cottontail rabbits, wild turkey, and ground-nesting songbirds, such as eastern meadowlark. 

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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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Oh, how wonderful fresh homegrown strawberries are! So juicy, sweet and just perfect. With it being peak strawberry season, I have gotten some questions on how to properly freeze strawberries.

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Pivoting to online delivery continues for University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture summer field days, with the Green Industry Field Day scheduled for Tuesday going virtual.

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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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For a quick and easy, salty-sweet whipped cream, we added malted milk powder to lightly sweetened whipped cream. The result was a light and airy dessert topping that came together in just a few minutes.

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Valerie Azinge’s cookbook, 30-Minute Low Carb Dinners: 75 Easy-to-Prepare Meals that are Healthy, Delicious and Fast (2020, Page Street Publishing Co.) aims to help readers create food that meets different dietary needs. 

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June is Dairy Month. Dairy products are nutrient powerhouses. They are full of vitamins and minerals and help build strong bones and healthy muscles, and that is not all.

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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 roses are the queens of the gardening world, then clematises must be the princesses. It’s been a while since I have written, other than in passing, about the knock-down beautiful clematis. Who wants to hear much about what someone has failed with? Wait, I ended that sentence with a prepos…

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The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show has been postponed until Oct. 1. The annual gardening event, which takes place at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson, was previously scheduled for July 9, but will be del…

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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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NEW YORK (AP) — Holy Communion will have a different look when in-person worship services resume at the end of May in the Catholic Diocese of Knoxville: The wafers signifying the body of Christ will be placed in the hands of parishioners by priests and deacons wearing face masks and safety glasses.

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Occasionally I am asked what my favorite shrub (or tree or perennial etc.) is. On the shrub issue, they are visibly shocked, most of them anyway, when I answer it is nandinas. The usual response is, “You’re kidding” or “Surely you jest.” 

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Weeknight cooking is a breeze with Megan Marlowe’s cookbook, One-Pot Cooking: Easy, Delicious Recipes for Exciting Meals Without the Mess (202, Page Street Publishing Co.).