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October 13th, 2012

My momma didn’t raise no quitter

October 14, 2012

It turns out that some dreams are harder to kill than others.
While cleaning out a bookcase this week, I discovered a list of my personal goals for the fall of 1978. It was tucked into a book titled “Talkin’ Dirty with the Queen of Clean.” Apparently, in those days, I was more concerned with a spotless home than I am today. 

October 9th

Starkville native reveals sushi secrets in new book

October 10, 2012


Starkville native Marisa Baggett is on a mission to bring the art of sushi-making into the average home with her new book, "Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook."

A graduate of Starkville High School, Baggett began her culinary career at the age of 22 when she opened The Chocolate Giraffe, a restaurant and catering company.

Eating healthy at the state fair

October 10, 2012


One doesn’t often hear the words “eat healthy” in the same sentence as the words “state fair," but I am here to testify that it can be done. 

You might need to use your imagination a little bit — you might need to think outside the box — but that’s not always a bad thing. Neither is lunch at the fair.

Try to lighten up your cooking

October 10, 2012


— Keep it low in fat. Measure your cooking oils, don’t just pour them freely. Oils are very calorie dense. Use a non-stick skillet to further reduce the fat you use.

— Go very light on the cheese. Opt for small amounts of flavorful cheeses like Parmesan or Romano. Use fat-free ricotta in place of regular ricotta cheese.

October 6th

Engagement: Cochran - Buntin

October 7, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Ric Cochran of Brandon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Alise Cochran, to Mr. Robert “Beau” Elliot Buntin III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Rocky” Buntin of Starkville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Goza of Brandon and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cochran of Jackson.

Dianthus spice up fall gardens, salads

October 7, 2012


Gardeners getting ready for fall planting should consider dianthus, a versatile group of plants that grow well in Mississippi gardens and landscapes.

Vaughan's Vocabulary

October 7, 2012


True Story: Hugh Critz

October 7, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Reflection of life in a painting collage

October 7, 2012


I am sharing with you an abstract form of art of three of my paintings, and one view of the entire painting in an antique frame of all three of the paintings.These four paintings are placed in a juxtaposition as a jumbled collection of impressive scenes and events from more than 40 years ago.

Adding years to one’s life with laughter

October 7, 2012


"What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you this week?”

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