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Today's News

  • Treat this, not that
  • Elfleta Carlyle celebrates 82nd birthday

    Pastor Stephen Nobles and the Sunshine Sisters of New Britton Baptist Church in Ash celebrate the 82nd birthday of Elfleta Carlyle, who was born Sept. 6, 1935.

  • A tale of two cities: healing hope and hate-filled heartlessness
  • What is this mystery plant?

    By John Nelson

    The botanical easy-button has been pressed for this one. This is one of the most easily recognized of all American wildflowers. Whether you know it or not, you’ll surely be seeing red.

  • Olive King celebrates 81st birthday

    Pastor Stephen Nobles and the Sunshine Sisters of New Britton Baptist Church in Ash celebrate the 81st birthday of Olive King, who was born Sept. 6, 1936.

  • Try a chef salad made with different meats over a bed of lettuce

    A famous Detroit department store popularized a version of a chef’s salad in its in-store restaurants back in the early ‘60s. Shoppers at J.L. Hudson’s Department Store would spend hours looking for bargains and would then would go upstairs and have lunch in its dining room.

    The store was later known as Dayton-Hudson and then Marshall Field’s. Today, the stores have all converted to Macy’s, and some in the Detroit area still serve a popular chef salad, called the Maurice Salad, in their restaurants.

     

  • Enjoy fresh salsas

    Salsa is the Spanish word for sauce. Salsas are not always that spicy red sauce served with chips. What’s great about salsas is they can be low in calories, full of flavor and available with a variety of ingredients, especially fruits and vegetables.

    Salsas can be made with everything from tomatoes, jalapeños and habaneras to mangos, strawberries and even beans. If you have some end-of-the summer fruits and vegetables, this could be the perfect way to experiment with different salsa recipes and flavors.

  • Treat this, not that
  • Consider planting herbs for fresh flavor this fall

    By Sam Marshall

     

    Cooler days and nights are not too far off on the horizon. The trees and flowers will soon make their show and another gardening season will soon come to an end for which some of you are no doubt very grateful. But for those who just cannot let it go, gardening is still a possibility and especially if you like fresh herbs, there are lots of ways you add some color to bleak winter days and still eat fresh from the garden.

     

    Herbs for cooler weather

  • How does the 80/20 Rule affect your life?

    By Linda Arnold

     

    With all the talk about balance in our lives, it’s no wonder we can feel out of kilter at times.  

    Media headlines encourage us to examine our priorities. Jobs demand more of us. And then there’s the tug of family, not to mention community involvement.

    Let’s face it. A lot of you likely feel you could use more time. So, why do you keep spending more time on things that don’t yield results and less time on things that do?