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What Ricky’s Reading


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What to do with all those leaves

County Agent’s Corner

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Recipe Corner

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From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, October 9, 1952

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Roger’s Ramblings


“L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince “What’s essential is invisible to the eye,” is the English translation from the famed French children’s book. It is also said to have been one of Fred Rogers’ favorite quotations. Yes, I mean that Fred Rogers, the one from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. It is usually at my own […]

Recipe Corner

Nancy Criswell’s Caramel Popcorn 2 cups dark brown sugar½ cup dark Karo syrup2 sticks margarine½ tsp. baking soda2 gallons popped corn, unsalted Put the popcorn in a large, disposable foil pan. Mix sugar, Karo syrup, and margarine in a large saucepan. Over medium heat, cook until it comes to a boil. Boil for one minute. Add soda and stir until […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, October, 1968

Trooper captures armed pair Trooper Clayburn Atwell of Oneonta successfully apprehended an armed couple Monday morning on U.S. 278 only minutes after receiving radio instructions to be on the lookout for a white male and white female in conjunction with an armed robbery in Decatur. Shortly after receiving the call, Attwell met a vehicle answering the description just given. Turning […]

Recipe Corner

Apple Pie Bread 1 can apple pie filling, mashed1 yellow cake mix4 eggs, slightly beaten1 cup self-rising flour1 Tbsp. cinnamon (plus more for topping) 1 medium chopped apple Whisk all dry ingredients then add wet ingredients. Fold in apples. Pour in two greased loaf pans. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes. […]


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