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November 13th

Fall produce tips, ideas

November 14, 2012


Looking for some seasonal produce ideas and tips? Look no further!
— Acorn Squash: For a quick and tasty side, slice an acorn squash in half, wrap each half in plastic wrap, and microwave on high until the squash is tender and cooked through. Top with a drizzle of vinegar or fresh herbs.

November 10th

Old Montgomery Grocery at Longview

November 11, 2012

Come on and tag along with me to the community of Longview in Oktibbeha County.

MSU students showcase thesis work at BFA show

November 11, 2012


For 11 Mississippi State University fine arts students, years of creative expression and hard work comes down to their much-anticipated thesis exhibition debuting Tuesday.

Art student Jesse Thames said the show's title, "Commune," expresses unity and communication through a diverse amount of individuals.

Thanksgiving advice proves overwhelming

November 11, 2012

I apologize in advance to all you Martha Stewart fans who do all things impeccably well, paying attention to every little detail like cleaning the tops of your ceiling fans once a week and flambéing flamboyantly without breaking a sweat. 

Frankly I have a love-hate relationship with Martha, and right now it’s squarely in the latter category.

November 6th

Bazaar features casseroles, more for Habitat benefit

November 7, 2012


Arts and crafts will not be the only thing selling out Friday during First United Methodist Church's annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar.

Once again, members of FUMC Starkville are pulling out their best recipes in anticipation for the hungry crowds sure to gather in the church's Christian Life Center.

Never forget cholesterol

November 7, 2012


Day 1 of the SFA Symposium

November 7, 2012


It was only day one of the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium, though the fun was well underway with all the hoopla of the night before: food movie, food music, food fashion, food photography, and dinner (also food). 

This day would prove to be just as fulfilling. Full and filling. What great words for this day.

November 3rd

Election results flashed on big screen at election party

November 4, 2012


The Starkville News election results flashed on a large screen mounted high on the side of Puller’s Drug Store in no way compared to The New York Times Building in Times Square whose famous electric news ticker display was first used to announce the results of the United States presidential election of 1928.

Enjoy golden thryallis in summer, fall gardens

November 4, 2012


A couple of years ago, I wrote about a new plant I found for the fall landscape called golden thryallis. We planted some in our landscape at Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, and I have it growing in a large container at my house.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

November 4, 2012


A friend of mine recently told me that her teenage daughter asked her to braid her hair. My friend asked her if she needed it to be upbraided while she braided her hair. She said, “Don, maybe you could weave the word upbraided into a future Vaughan’s Vocabulary column.”

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