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  • How to make simple, homemade holiday crowd-pleasers

    (StatePoint) Whether you’re playing host or bringing a side dish to someone else’s holiday gathering, preparing a delicious crowd-pleaser that’s simple and affordable to make is a priority for many.

  • Rotary 90th Anniversary
  • Curse of the perfect turkey

    The year was 2002, a year that lives in infamy, or at least extreme annoyance, in my daughter, Alison’s, life.
    That was the year of the cursed perfect turkey.
    Prior to that, Alison’s Thanksgiving turkeys ranged from dry to just OK. But in 2002 she took a madcap leap of faith, risked everything and brined the bird — and it came out brown and crisp on the outside, moist and succulent on the inside. Perfection with drumsticks and wings.

  • Grand Haven Nursing Home
  • Holiday spices have tropical roots

    Considering how the quest for exotic spice fueled exploration in the 15th century it is no wonder that our favorite holiday flavors herald from around the world.  
    From Southwest India to Southeast Asia we find cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and mace.
    True cinnamon comes from the bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, an evergreen tree native to Southwest India. This is the premium spice that is harvested just as new growth emerges from 2-year-old stems.  

  • Acreage reporting dates for 2014

    Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley announces that producers now have until Jan. 15, 2014, to report crops that have a Nov. 15, 2013, or Dec. 15, 2013, reporting deadline without paying a late-file fee. Crops under this waiver include wheat and native and improved grasses intended for grazing or haying. The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not grant a waiver so producers need to consult their crop insurance agent for deadlines for insured crops.

  • HCHS Art Competition
  • Cynthiana Christmas Parade weekend is a timeless pleasure

    I’m pretty sure that this will be my 32nd year of covering Cynthiana’s Christmas parade.

     

  • School Menus

    Dec. 9-13
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon rolls, yogurt or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Apple cinnamon muffins or cereal with toast, string cheese, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Fuss-free holiday dessert ideas

    (StatePoint) Between decorating your home and preparing the year’s most important meal, you may lose steam by the time you get to the sweet stuff.
    But creating holiday desserts that stand out doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect. There are simple things you can do to give treats flair, without spending hours slaving away.
    Whipped topping makes a perfect fuss-free topping on special occasion pies, cakes and cookies, as well as everyday favorites like fruit, coffee and ice cream.