What would Christmas be without a delicious variety of cookies, especially a plateful for Santa with a glass of milk?

I had a doctor’s appointment in Kingsport last Monday and as I was driving back in the cold, dreary rain, I started doing a lot of thinking. The first thoughts that came to my mind were of our local homeless people and wondering if they had a place to get in out of the rain. I had a wonderfu…

ROGERSVILLE — The five Hawkins Co. Family and Community Education Clubs held their Recipe Swap on May 23, 2017 at Rogersville Baptist Church with approximately 30 present.

Hey! Howdy! And all that jazz! It is so good, to come into your homes once again this week! I love all of you as if you are family.

Greetings, from my house to yours! I hope your week was as good as mine! I have to rest on Mondays. The weekend wears me out. The older I get, the worse it is for me. Yes! Go ahead and laugh. One thing I know, health issues are no respecter of age or person.

Hey, y’all! I hope all is well in your world! This last story is my second favorite of the adventures of Brenda and Jan, a.k.a. Flash and Streak.

Hey! Hey! It’s me Ernest T! I thought you would get a kick out of that! My world is peachy! How about yours! Actually, I am being silly! Do you know what I mean?

JOHNSON CITY—The First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging (FTAAAD) has announced a new partnership with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability and the Tennessee Department of Human Services to create a pilot project designed to expand outreach, screening and application-assistance effo…

ROGERSVILLE—The 2017 Rogersville Lenten Services are taking shape, scheduled to begin this Wed., March 8.

Hello, folks! I hope your week went well! My week was okay, however, I wasn’t worth shooting a few days before week’s end! I am still not up to par since my bout with the flu. I hope there are those of you who have not had it, I pray you don’t. It is awful and leaves you feeling week and useless.

Greetings, all! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week! My week was busy! I had doctor’s appointments and other things going on. You know a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

Hello, loyal readers! It is so good to come to you via the newspaper, this week and every week! It gives me great pleasure to provide recipes, tips and a laugh or two on a weekly basis.

NASHVILLE—The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2017 application is now available. SFSP is a federally funded program intended to ensure that children who benefit from free and reduced price meals during the school year, have access to nutritious meals during the summer months. The departme…

Yee-haw, everyone! I am coming to you this week from beautiful Downtown Rogersville, Tennessee. The sun, is shining, it is warm outside. I pray it is sunny and warm for you all., inside as well as outside.

Here Comes 2017! Howdy-do, from me to you! It is my prayer that the New Year will be the best ever for all of you!

Season’s Greetings from my house to yours! I pray God’s blessings on you and your families as we draw closer to this Glorious time of year. I love you one and all!

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following includes two of Jan’s favorite recipes from Christmas 2015, including the story “The Wise Men Followed The Star.” A new column will return on Wednesday and Friday next week, just in time for some Christmas cooking!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jan Lee will return in the Midweek and Weekend Editions, next week, for more holiday recipes. In the meantime, enjoy these Christmas favorites we’ve picked out for you!

Howdy do, from me to you! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and had plenty to eat! I know I had more than enough.

As Charlotte would say, “Greetings and salutations!” I hope you all had a wonderful week! My week was real good!

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, many people are going to be purchasing a turkey in the coming days. When buying a turkey you can purchase it fresh or frozen. If buying a frozen turkey, allow 1 pound per person. If buying a fresh turkey, allow 1 pound per person and buy the turkey 1 to…

Hey, everyone! I hope you are having a great week! My week has been better so far! I want to thank for your love and understanding last week! I felt so bad if you had taken me out into the woods and shot me, I wouldn’t have cared.

ROGERSVILLE—Autumn leaves are falling which means it’s almost time for turkey and the trimmings. With almost 3,000 home cooked meals served in Rogersville last year, it’s also time to start planning the 13th Annual People Loving People (PLP) Thanksgiving Dinner.

Hey, y’all! I hope you had a great week! My week was so, so. My pain is back and I have been about ready to go through the roof! If you all see me flying through the air it is because I have gone into orbit. (giggle!)

ROGERSVILLE—Two events that help make Heritage Days Weekend complete for many visitors to Rogersville are the annual art and quilt shows, and both events are looking for entries.

Hello, everyone! I hope your week was good. My week was a lot better than it has been. I am so grateful for it. I have been able to get a few things done around the house. I still can’t do any heavy lifting, getting down on the floor is not going to happen. It would kill me.

Greetings, all! I hope and pray you had a blessed week! There are a lot of families in need of prayer for the loss of loved ones, those that are dealing with health issues, and life threatening disease. Let’s keep them in our prayers this week.

Hey howdy and do!!! That is my funny greeting for the week. I hope all is just peachy this week for all of you. My week would have been that way, too.

Hello out there in Review Land! I know you all have wondered about my disappearing acts and me lately! I had an unplanned trip to the ER last week and then surgery on Friday! Fun, Fun, Fun, in the neighborhood! Not! I think I may live another 20 years or so!