Archive for December, 2015

Now there was a song: Billy “Crash” Craddock

Now there was a song: Billy “Crash” Craddock

Entertainment, Now there was a song December 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1975: The United States filed an antitrust suit to break up AT&T; Washington investigators report that Watergate tapes revealed President Nixon asking aides to help protect him; New York City Mayor Beame revealed plan to freeze hiring and cutting over 1500 city jobs toRead More

Dinner Diva: The 9 Best Cuts for Crock Cooker Meals

Dinner Diva: The 9 Best Cuts for Crock Cooker Meals

Dinner Diva December 1, 2015 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

By Leanne Ely It’s supper time. The smells coming from the kitchen have been making your mouth water all day. Your family is seated around the table, bellies grumbling. You remove the lid from your slow cooker and your heart sinks. The moist and tender meal you’d been planning onRead More

Connie’s Kitchen: Gluten free pumpkin pie

Connie’s Kitchen: Gluten free pumpkin pie

Connie’s kitchen December 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons A request for a gluten free pumpkin pie sent me on a quest to try and make a good crust without tons of special ingredients.  I searched through my local grocery store for something other than rice flour that has to have xanthate gum added.  There wereRead More

UT-VMC emergency room tails: The barn owl escape

UT-VMC emergency room tails: The barn owl escape

Tails from the ER December 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey It was a quiet Sunday evening in mid November at the UTVMC Emergency Service.  I had just finished rounding with the fourth year veterinary students assigned to emergency duty concerning a topic of their choice, and it was time to do a scheduled check of theRead More

Southern Style: A leaf of strength

Southern Style: A leaf of strength

Southern Style December 1, 2015 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks The leaf swayed hanging on to the lonely limb tightly.  As if, to say to the world “I am not done and you are not going to make me fall down no matter what you throw at me.” All of its fellow leaves had given up theRead More

The good folks of Lennox Valley:It’s finally Sunday! Can anyone save Sarah?

The good folks of Lennox Valley:It’s finally Sunday! Can anyone save Sarah?

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley December 1, 2015 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

By Kelvin Slimp Sarah Hyden-Smith was usually a cheerful, confident woman. Lennox Valley Methodist Church was her third appointment, having served as an associate pastor at two larger churches since graduating from a fine seminary in Central Ohio five years earlier. Sarah, however, was no longer in Central Ohio, andRead More

From the Hart: Thoughts on the Year

From the Hart: Thoughts on the Year

From the Hart, Humor December 1, 2015 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart Here is my annual ADD list of random things we all should be thankful for that I did not write about: Obama did pardoned the traditional Thanksgiving turkey, but only because it had a crack distribution conviction in 2005. The female ISIS suicide bomber who met herRead More

Pets for adoption: Bourbon and Zazu

Pets for adoption: Bourbon and Zazu

Local News December 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Bourbon is a 5 month old Shepherd Mix waiting for a good home and Zazu is a Domestic Short Hair Mix also hoping to be adopted soon.   Adoption fee for Bourbon is $100 and $50 for Zazu.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.   The GnattyRead More