Emerald’s Gem Box…

Happy Birthday, Kennedy One year ago, I entered into the elite and amazing group of grandparenthood; and I must say being a grandmother (AKA Glamma) is absolutely wonderful. My perfect little granddaughter, Kennedy Elizabeth Holbrook, will turn one year old…

Deb’s Notes

Happy Birthday today to Ray Hughes! Happy Anniversary today to Bruce and Allene Sandell! Find your next family heirloom at the French Country Flea Market scheduled to be held on Oct. 18 and 19. On Friday, early bird shopping is…

Deb’s Notes

Ebenezer Baptist Church will celebrate it 191st Anniversary with a homecoming event on Sunday, Oct. 6. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., the Sunday morning worship will begin at 11 a.m. and a potluck dinner on the grounds will…

Reporter’s Corner:

Have a heart for animals? Support Wolf Creek! According to the Humane Society of the United States, it is estimated that between 6-8 million cats and dogs enter shelters every year, with three million of those animals eventually ending up…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Banquet, have you thanked a farmer lately? I attended the annual Jefferson County Farm Bureau banquet last week, and what a delight it was. For those who missed the event, you really missed a special treat.…

Reporter’s Corner:

When books are banned Have you ever read a banned book? Would you know if you had? Sunday, Sept. 22 through Saturday, Sept. 28 is National Banned Books Week throughout America. Once upon a time, the words “banned” and “book”…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

Impeach! Impeach! Impeach! “Impeach! Impeach! Impeach!” That is all we have heard for almost three years now. If it’s not trying to impeach President Trump for one thing, then they will find another or another or another. I never did…

Reporter’s Corner:

Think local on American Business Women’s Day Once a year, every September, our nation recognizes the businesswomen who contribute to our workspaces and community on American Business Women’s Day. According to the American Business Women’s Association, this day was created…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

I’m tired of haggling I’ve never been one to “hold anything back” and usually speak my mind, on almost any subject. However, I have been debating, for quite some time, on whether or not to write a column about people…