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Cook of the Week Lynn Stewart.

Hickory Flat woman known for her sweet treats

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal HICKORY FLAT – Lynn Stewart can cook just about anything you’d ever want to eat, but her desserts,...

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 stick butter, melted 5 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 12 ounces white chocolate, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup raspberry preserves Fresh raspberries, for garnish Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter […]

A few weeks ago, I interviewed a Cook of the Week who had one of the “Kosher by Design” cookbooks on her kitchen counter. (I think there are eight in the cookbook series written by Susie Fishbein.) “I’m not Jewish,” she said, “but this cookbook has some really amazing recipes.” Almost 10 years ago, I […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – Wildrose Kennels is world-famous for its British Labrador retrievers, trained as sporting dogs, including official mascots of Ducks Unlimited. In recent years, though, Wildrose has begun providing dogs for a wholly higher purpose. “Lifesaving Labradors: Stories from Families with Diabetic Alert Dogs” shares how the lives of people […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – Kathy Bailey loves animals. But she knows herself well enough to know she could never work at the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society. “I’d want to take all the animals home, every day, all of them,” said Bailey, a new volunteer at the shelter. “But I wanted to find some […]

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Beth Aycock, from left, Kathy Olsen and Dena Steele show off items up for auction at Friday night's North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra fundraiser.

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – Celebrate spring and the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra with Spring Variations and Vibrations. The North Mississippi Symphony League will host the fundraiser Friday night at the Tupelo Country Club, and it’ll include an auction, music, dancing and food. “This is our major fundraiser,” said league president, Tish Horton. […]

“‘Welcome, happy morning!’ Age to age shall say …” Venantius Fortunatus A trip downtown to Walter’s Family Shoes just off the square in Grenada was a sure sign Easter was on its way. Mama held the heavy door open. We entered, my little sister and I, with some trepidation. Our toes trembled at the thought […]

Gluten-free diets, books and food products are hot. The gluten-free menu at our Italian concept, Tabella, has steadily grown in popularity since we added it a few years ago. Gluten-free products continue to take up more grocery shelf space. Books such as “Wheat Belly,” about the evils of 21st century breads and cereals, are becoming […]

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Ashley Lockridge flips a tire Saturday afternoon during the Boerner Be Wild Fitness Challenge.

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Edwin Crenshaw stood at the foot of the hill in front of the Wellness Center on Saturday, shouting at exhausted men and women as they jogged to the top of a water slide and dove down. “Hit it!” he shouted. “Dive!” When they reached the bottom, he clicked […]

History has yet to yield many non-Christian records of Jesus' death and disappearances, leaving scholars, skeptics, and believers to make what they will of the four Gospels. (Courtesy)

By Riley Manning Daily Journal And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great. And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted. And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: […]