Tuesday, February 18, 2020
It seems like a crazy idea, but it’s time to plant a few things in the garden at the end of February. Right now does not look like favorable conditions for most vegetables, but there are a few vegetables that we can start planting. All of these can handle cooler weather and even handle some …
I know everyone says I have heard this before but it is hard to say this enough. It is good to make sure you have clovers in your grass pastures. The majority of cattle in Tennessee graze tall fescue and/or orchardgrass pastures. While these pastures provide good quality forage, they can be …
Saturday, February 15, 2020
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find the accelerated use of acronyms and initials a bit confusing.
Looking back over the years I realized today more than ever the gift of friendship. It seems to me that women do better in this area than men. Women will network and confide in each other.
So we’ve all heard about Man Flu.
Deborah Newport is a special young woman. She has four wonderful children and a fiancé who she thanks God for every day.
Pulses pounded, energy filled the air and hundreds of students moved to the rhythm as music from stars like Michael Jackson and Lil Nas X echoed through the Wilson County Expo Center on Friday.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, and couples wanting to do more than a typical dinner date without breaking the bank have several options in Wilson County.
As I’m writing this we’re receiving record-breaking rainfall for the month of February again in 2020. The forecast for this week looks to be the same thing — rain.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
It was a cold night during the extended holiday season. We had been indulging in everything one indulges in during that caloric time.
Cauliflower is all the craze on the cooking scene. The days are long gone of seeing cauliflower as a one hit wonder on the passed over vegetable tray. Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can be mashed like potatoes, used like rice, made into pizza crust, steaks, buffalo wings, “cheese”…
Farmers, agribusinesses and agriculture leaders alike will have a unique opportunity to learn about the role, importance and significance of international trade on local agriculture production, markets and economies at the Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference. The conference will also equ…
Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, music and art during this year’s Evening With the Arts: Showcase of Stars fundraising event at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Jimmy Bilbrey and Chris Neeley of Sutton Ole Time Music Hour announces “Suttons Bluegrass For Kids”
Saturday, February 08, 2020
CALM DOWN! I’m not talking about that “C” word. The C-word I’m referring to is wayyyyyyyy more offensive/obscene. In fact, this word has the power to divide life into the symbolic “before and after dimensions,” i.e. before kids/after kids, before marriage/after marriage, before social media/…
I’ve had the privilege of making speaking presentations in the state of Oregon on three occasions. A few years back I presented a seminar for the Oregon State Police in Pendleton. Pendleton is a 200-mile drive from Portland.
Cumberland University’s AFRO is hosting its fourth annual “A Wrinkle in Time” event on Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel.
Cumberland University and the Phoenix Ball Committee have announced that tickets are now available for both the Phoenix Ball and the Patrons’ Party.
After battling through a season of depression brought on by retirement, Jeff Heston found purpose from a chance meeting in Ireland.
The 2020 Southern Home and Garden Expo kicked-off Friday at the Wilson County Expo Center at 945 East Baddour Parkway. More than 125 vendors came together to greet visitors to the free event and home improvement giveaways for the adults to free candy and activities for the children were avai…
Why do we put off discussing issues that are uncomfortable? Whether it is about the birds and the bees or final instructions, we put it aside until it is inevitable to bring it to the attention of those we chose to share it with.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Winter is tough time for pastures. Cold, rainy weather and the combination of livestock wreaks havoc on pastures. Winter is a great time to think about your pasture management and come up with a plan for what you may want to accomplish going forward. When renovating or reestablishing pasture…