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September 17th

‘Gourd-gous’ gourds for decorating this fall

September 17, 2011

By GWEN SISSON
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Tom Keller said gourds are a way to turn a fall centerpiece into a conversation piece.

Oh, the horror of it

September 17, 2011

To distract myself from the torture of riding the elliptical machine each morning at my gym, I switch back and forth between the 15 television sets provided along the front wall.

Wier family rich in Miss. business history

September 17, 2011

By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News

Wier Drug Company was one of the oldest businesses in Starkville. It is also thought to be the second oldest drug store in Mississippi.

Going to the picture show to see ‘The Help’

September 17, 2011

It was a hot Saturday afternoon on Aug. 13, 2011. My husband, Frank, our only daughter Elizabeth, and I headed to the Starkville picture show to see “The Help.” We went to the 4:45 p.m. showing.

September 16th

Tailgating is about friends, family — and the Bulldogs

September 16, 2011

By GWEN SISSON
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Ryan Akers used to joke that there are three things people can count on — death, taxes and the Dawg Bait Tailgate.

Children and husbands love Easy Squares

September 16, 2011

One of my personal favorite desserts is another fantastic recipe from the “Bell’s Best Cookbook” that is literally falling apart in my kitchen.

The Veranda wins Best Desserts, Home Cooking

September 16, 2011

By GWEN SISSON
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

It is creativity and a passion for flavor that has made The Veranda a local favorite.

HEIRLOOM RECIPE: Momma's Apricot Nectar Cake

September 16, 2011

My momma, Elizabeth Lewis McReynolds, use to make this apricot nectar cake, and she was a wonderful cook. She loved baking and cooking. I would consider her quite an expert in the kitchen.

In search of UFOs at the Prairie Arts Festival

September 16, 2011

It was Labor Day Weekend at the Prairie Arts Festival in West Point. For some, it was an opportunity to fill their homes with arts and crafts.  or me, it was another chance to search for UFOs (Unusual

September 11th

Local experts discuss this fall’s floral trends

September 11, 2011

By GWEN SISSON
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Fall florals and decorating are taking on a natural home-grown feel in the Starkville area, according to local experts.

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Monday was a really bad day.  Huey P, my oversized HP laptop computer, just up and died. He had no symptoms indicating...

 

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