Confronting the monsters of our life

Posted by | January 5, 2005 12:00 am

Father Vic Subb

Recently, a friend of mine shared a story about her 4-year-old son with me. She and her husband were having a difficult time with him. The boy would not sleep at night, fearing that there was a monster living under his bed. He fought against sleep with all his energy.

When he finally fell off to slept because of exhaustion, he would jerk awake, screaming because of … Read More


Jr. Cook of the Week

Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

Featuring recipes from the Kitchen of…

O’Kelius Lott

From the Kitchen of O’Kelius Lott. Christmas Punch

1-(40 oz.) cranberry juice

2-(48oz.) pineapple juice

2-(750 ml) bottles of soda water

1 liter strawberry, raspberry or lime sherbet

In a punch bowl, mix juices. Pour in soda water. Top with scoops of sherbet. Makes about 16-(1cup) servings.

From the Kitchen of O’Kelius Lott. Honey Baked Ham

1 ready to eat 10-12 lb. … Read More


Home grown smaller fruits

Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

By Jerald Larson Emanuel County Extension Agent

By Jerald Larson Emanuel County Extension Agent

Here in East Central Georgia the potential for locally grown, fresh picked fruits is a long and delicious six month season.

Beginning with April and May, home grown strawberries picked fully ripe are of superior quality to their store bought counterparts. Chander and Camarosa are established commercial varieties which also perform very well in home gardens, … Read More


Generator hazards

Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

By Sharon Omahen University of Georgia

By Sharon Omahen University of Georgia

If winter storms leave your family in the dark, you may be tempted to buy a portable generator. University of Georgia experts say a generator handled improperly can prove to be far more dangerous than any storm.

Portable generators create a carbon monoxide risk if they aren’t placed in the proper place and a proper distance away from … Read More



Animal Shelter:

Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

Shorty

Shorty is a young female Spaniel-mix looking for a good home.

To adopt Shorty, call 2374040. A$32 adoption fee will cover cost of spaying or neutering, required by Georgia law.

Donations of toys and food are always welcome. Monetary donations may be sent to Emanuel County Animal Shelter, PO Box 364, c/o Betty Gambrell, Swainsboro, GA 30401.

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  • ‘Blankies’ aren’t as comforting to plants

    Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

    By Sharon Omahen University of Georgia

    By Sharon Omahen University of Georgia

    Covering outdoor plants with blankets and plastic to protect them from the cold may make you feel better, but chances are it won’t keep them cozy.

    University of Georgia horticulturist Orville Lindstrom says although it’s been done for years, giving your outdoor plants a blanket won’t keep them warm unless you find a way to anchor it.

    “Even … Read More



    Animal Shelter

    Posted by | January 2, 2005 12:00 am

    Rabbit

    Rabbit is a female Rat Terrier-mix puppy who has lots of energy. She is looking for a good home.

    To adopt Rabbit, call 237-4040. A $32 adoption fee will cover cost of spaying or neutering, required by Georgia law.

    Donations of toys and food are always welcome. Monetary donations may be sent to:

    Emanuel County Animal Shelter, PO Box 364, c/o Betty Gambrell, Swainsboro, GA 30401.

    Looking for

    your … Read More


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