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We all scream for ice cream

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Local dairy family’s simple peach ice cream recipe offers straight from the farm taste   STAFF WRITER john coffelt   For Ginny Burns, daughter of local farm-direct dairy provider Dennis and Lois Casey, of Casey Family Farms, freshness is a family legacy, so her go-to ice cream recipe is sure to deliver. “With the Cream Line Milk, you don’t need the cream because it has the cream in it,” Burns

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  • WeCARE set to help 229 children

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:16 am

      Manchester City Schools will aid 229 children at the annual WeCARE event Saturday at Westwood Elementary School. “This is something that we take great pride in doing for our less fortunate students,” said Westwood Elementary and Middle Schools Family Resource Coordinator BJ Fann. Each year the community pulls together to help the less fortunate students start on an equal footing, said College Street Elementary School FRC director Diane Bouldin.

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  • Summer fun without the burn

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather, but sunburn can ruin your outdoor adventures. Here are a few hints, collected from medical experts, to help make your time in the sun burn free.   PREVENTION –much better than a cure One of the best ways to avoid the burn is to minimize exposure to the sun. That doesn’t mean skipping fun in the sun,

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  • Charcoal or gas?

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:29 am


    Which way do you fuel your fire?   Charcoal – The oldest cooking fuel source: basically, rekindle a piece of wood that has already been burned. Throw in some hardwood chips or sawdust to tweak the outcome.   According to “Barbeque – The History of Barbeque,” the first designer of charcoal briquettes was Ellsworth B. A. Zwoyer of Pennsylvania. The U.S. Patent Office holds one of his drawings of charcoal

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  • AN UPHILL BATTLE: Local athlete to compete in Transplant Games of America

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Darryl Collins, who has cystic fibrosis and has received a lung transplant, will compete in the Transplant Games of American in Texas later this month. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    By Josh Peterson, editor Exercising has always been second nature to Darryl Collins. Running, biking, coaching basketball, playing racquetball – it was all part of life for the former gym teacher. Carrying the lung capacity to support his desire, though, is another story. He didn’t know it early in his life, but his desire to be fit and active would help preserve and, actually, save his life from ending at

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  • ‘Don’t muck the Duck’

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm


    Volunteers brave dismal weather to cleanup sections of the Duck River –Staff photos by John Coffelt  Volunteers concerned with the environment took part in two separate Duck River cleanup events Saturday. The morning event, sponsored in part by the Tennessee Duck River Development Agency, was held at Normandy Dam. Tonya Wilkinson, of Keep Coffee County Beautiful, said that the weather might have reduced this year’s numbers. Despite the threatening rain,

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  • Groups to hold Duck River clean up events Saturday

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 7:00 am


    Volunteers from across the county are asked to take part in Duck River litter removal events held Saturday (June 28) below Mortons Lake and above Normandy Dam. The first event, organized by American Heritage Girls (a Christ-centered character development program similar to scouting) sponsor Connie Janosek, will be held from 8 a.m.- noon starting at Normandy Dam. Check in will be at 7:30 a.m. and the first 100 volunteers will receive

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