Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lovell family hosts 35th annual dove shoot and dinner at family farm

By Ann Cipperly With horses grazing in the pasture as the sun lowers over the pines, three large tables are arranged under pecan trees at...

Chamber staff shares favorite recipes for tailgating at homecoming

By Ann Cipperly Located in the historic 1895 Whitfield-Duke-Searcy house, the Opelika Chamber of Commerce has been instrumental in the growth and prosperity of Opelika...

EAA president offers ideas for entertaining before Performance Series

By Ann Cipperly Winding country roads in Waverly lead to the home of Lynne Hammond, president of East Alabama Arts. Bordered by dense forest and...

Julia Thomas enjoys offering hospitality at lake home

By Ann Cipperly With sweeping views of Lake Martin from a sunroom, deck, patio and other rooms of their home, Julia and Steve Thomas are...

Active club president shares recipes for busy days

By Ann Cipperly After Ginger Perkins and her husband, Jerry, moved to Opelika in 2012, she has become involved in local organizations and is the...

Serve assorted fresh vegetables before summer harvest ends

By Ann Cipperly Days are slowing getting shorter, and soon summer will be gone, as well as the bounty of garden fresh vegetables. The Opelika...

Substitute teacher enjoys preparing recipes from family, Texas friends

By Ann Cipperly It was easy to find Brenda Harris’ home with a “Yard of the Month” sign on her well manicured lawn. Brenda, a...

Master Gardener shares favorite family recipes for summer

By Ann Cipperly Sitting on her sun porch, Dianne Wages looks out over her garden to the Black Angus cattle in the pasture beyond. Seeing...

Newcomer Jennifer Faircloth shares family recipes

By Ann Cipperly After living in Ocean Springs, MS. on the Gulf coast for 23 years, Jennifer and Mark Faircloth wanted to live on or...

Joan Bennett shares recipes from family cookbook collection

Surrounded by family photos and mementos from trips, 87-year-old Joan Bennett recalls early marriage years in Opelika, raising her four children and her love...