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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It was a blend of a short vacation, football game and grandchildren sitting that kept us on the go for ten days and away from the comfort spot we call home. The last stage of our return was long and late. Every house on our street was dark and quiet when we […]

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We don’t know how to be grateful

By Lisa Bryant General Manager I was talking with a coworker about a family that had a child with cancer and we made the statement, “We don’t know how to be grateful.” Our children and grandchildren are healthy and happy without any big problems. I was watching the national news last night and saw where the […]

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Remodeling: really a neverending story

By Lisa Bryant General Manager Home Improvement projects are something that goes along with owning a house. The problem is you never seem to get completed. There is always just one more project left to do. Last year we did a large project for us with the remodel of our living area of our house. […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding An early evening breeze scatters the first yellow leaves onto our porch, and I realize I am eager for the fall temps and deliverance from saturated humidity. There are other things for which I am also eager. As I observe church activities in today’s society, I grow eager for churches everywhere to […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It was a football game but with a disappointing end. However, it was a learning session at the same time. Ole Miss fans had the option of enjoying great food at a giant tailgating party before the game. We mingled with new and old friends but had to SHOUT over the “background” […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding The marquee is about a mile from our house – near the street and in front of its neighborhood church. The pastor keeps a scripture verse on it that I appreciate for its truth and wise reminders for all the traffic that read it. The pastor’s present post is from Isaiah 43: […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It surely merits the title of childhood’s favorite game, and that would be Hide and Seek.  No app or handheld electronic wizard is needed so I automatically prize it. The game was a favorite in my childhood, then with my children, and now with the Birmingham grands.  James, our four-year-old “caboose” in […]

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The worth of friends for a lifetime

By Lisa Bryant General manger I was reminded this weekend of how some friendships last a lifetime. It doesn’t matter how long it has been since we talked, or how far away we may live, some friends are special. I am fortunate to have such a friend who has blessed my life. Eva and I […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding Sleep is one of the many life-mysteries that fascinates me. Every living human has to have it. The younger we are, the more we require for optimum growth, rejuvenation, and good health. Adults can function on less. Studies show if we get too little sleep, our bodies’ functions are below normal. Surprisingly, […]

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Furniture, Cancer Center openings confirm worth of community

By Lisa Bryant General Manager New Albany had a very good week last week. In Friday’s paper you read that New Albany celebrated two openings. Emerald Furniture held their ribbon cutting on Friday morning. What was encouraging to me was not only did a company choose Union County to establish their business, but in the […]

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