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The Fair Grove Senior Center is welcoming the addition of parking lot lighting. Previously, the lot was lit by ambient light from the building. A new pole was set by the parking lot and lights installed. With three flood lights installed, the outer lot is well lit after dusk. more
When I was a young girl there were only two churches right there in Fair Grove; the Methodist and the Baptist. They might have had different names, but they were practically one church. Week-long revivals, bible school, Christmas programs, Easter sunrise services and breakfast afterward were all shared together. Reba Yandell Turner played piano for both churches. more
Many years ago, I had heard of sending shoeboxes worldwide for children who may otherwise not get a Christmas present. However, I never became a part of the mission. more
One of the things my dad taught me about the working world is that it’s always good to have “multiple revenue streams.” That way, if one stream dries up or slows to a trickle, you’ll have another one to keep you going. more
One day last week turnips were added to the lunch menu at the Fair Grove Senior Center. As part of Jennifer's (the Center's administrator) announcements prior to everybody getting their food, she told us they cooked some turnips. The individuals sitting at my table weren't too thrilled with the prospect of eating that particular vegetable. more
Lately, we have been fielding an over-abundance of phone calls from our subscribers informing us “I did not receive my newspaper in the mail this week.” more
I’ve learned a lot about farming in my 75 years, but most of it I’ve forgotten within the last 10. more
I've written about my passion for letter writing and my new hobby with postcard exchanges worldwide. But did you know that there is a holiday to celebrate the art of writing a letter? more
Dad was a coon hunter and I was the boy who tagged along behind him. more
It’s late November and my mind begins to dwell on Thanksgiving dinner— not eating, but cooking. more
I’m not a Black Friday shopper. I’m a Black Friday sleeper. While the stores see black on the bottom line, the only black I see is the inside of my eyelids while I dream about which Thanksgiving leftovers to eat first. more
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