Archive | October, 2012

Chapelettes learn about fire safety

SMITHVILLE – During its last 4-H club meeting, Smithville’s 4-H Chapelette had a visit from Tim Coker with the Smithville Fire Department. Coker talked about the importance of fire extinguishers in the home, how families should have a meeting place outside and what to do in case of a fire. He also showed the youth […]

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Keeton excels in competitive BBQ circuit

AMORY – Watching “BBQ Pitmasters” on TLC was enough inspiration for Jason Keeton to try a new hobby. He figured entering his own culinary creations was something he could do. After a lot of research, he saw his chance in competitions across the country. In 2011, he entered four barbecue competitions and so far has […]

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Flower Lovers recap year’s events

Another club year has come and gone. In May, Amory Flower Lovers Garden Club met for the 2011-2012 club year’s closing activities. During the meeting, projects for the year were reviewed. Most recent activities included the Spring Fling Luncheon and Bake Sale, a fund raising event that was well attended on April 27. Following the […]

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A New “Leash” On Life

ABERDEEN – Be honest. Your heart starts to twinge and your eyes begin to water when you hear Sarah McLachlan’s ASPCA commercial on TV. You don’t have to be a pet lover to experience the emotional draw of wanting to adopt every single animal featured in the commercial. Those intense emotions prove that we’re all […]

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