Hello everyone and welcome back to Down Home Food. You may have noticed that I’ve been MIA for a couple of weeks. I’m having some health issues and could certainly use your prayers. I would greatly appreciate that. I also have family and friends with health issues that could also use your pr…
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.
ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Heritage Association’s Annual Salad Luncheon is set for Monday, April 24th at Hale Springs Inn located in historic downtown.
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! 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…
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.
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!
ROGERSVILLE—People Loving People (PLP) Thanksgiving Dinner is here and organizers still need donations to pay for meals, as well as volunteers to help prepare, serve and deliver them.
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.
Hey, y’all! I hope all is well in your corner of the world! My corner has been the same as usual! I am wonderfully well for the shape I am in!
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.
KINGSPORT—Tomato Fest XII, sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Plant Society, was held on Saturday, August 13 at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market.
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!