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Buy fresh, buy local with Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Admit it. You want to live actively, independently, and well in your senior years. Yet, you know living well can be challenging. With shrinking muscles, aches and pains, chronic diseases, and eye p...
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This way to the Watsons’
We have a lot of visitors at our house. They usually arrive just after daylight and sit patiently in the front yard waiting for us to arise.
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Headed south of the border for my new favorite recipe
My husband and I are off together on Sundays, which is probably not a good thing sometimes. But I love having more time on the weekends to spend in my kitchen, experimenting with recipes.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings McCracken-Lackey Lynne A. "Mickey" McCracken of Orlando, Fla., daughter of Betty A. McCracken and Donald W. McCracken of Venice, Fla., became the bride of Dr. Donald W. Lackey of Venice, F...
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School Menus Feb. 25-March 1
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Menu will be same for all Jasper City Schools, only portions vary. Monday- Pizza, Pickles & Tomato, Celeryy & Cauliflower, Romaine & Spinach, Salad, Fruit Tuesday- Hamburger/Che...
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Surviving a stress test
At the urging (demand) of my cardiologist, I went into Trinity for a stress test. As you probably know, no coffee, tea, chocolate or colas for 24 hours prior to test and no food for 12 hours before...
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Five steps to a smoke-free life
Like any habit, smoking is easy to pick up and hard to break. Some smokers find quitting next to impossible.
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Beating the February blues
The last few weeks, I’ve had the February blues. There are several reasons for it, not the least of which is that I lost my oldest brother Neil the day before Valentine’s Day in 1995 and lost my mo...
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Cake is in the eye of the beholder
I love cake. I will go to the store and buy a birthday cake just because I can — no special occasion necessary.
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School Menus Feb.18 - 22
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Menu will be same for all Jasper City Schools, only portions vary. Monday- Sausage Pizza, California Blend Vegetables, Tossed Salad, Apple Wedges, Whole Wheat Sugar Cookie, Milk...
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It’s important to be heart healthy
February is a month dedicated to the heart in more ways than one. While this time of the year is set aside not only to celebrate love and Valentine’s Day, it is also an occasion to call attention t...
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Engagements
Roberts-Duncan Skip and Freida Roberts of Jasper are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelley Privette Roberts, to Taylor William Duncan, the son of Stuart and Suzanne Duncan of...
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History of Walker County written in the lives of miners
Five years ago, I was invited to a Sayreton Mining Camp Reunion.
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Dinosaurs in the front yard
Brian Kennedy was the managing editor at the Daily Mountain Eagle who gave me my first shot at writing a weekly column.
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Love, the sequel
About a month ago, I wrote a column on my decision to spend an entire year focusing on the full meaning of love.
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