Become obsessed with this ‘big, baked custardy fruit pancake’




This summer, I became obsessed with making clafoutis — big baked custardy fruit pancakes. If you look up the definition of clafoutis, it is referred to as a tart or fruit covered with flan. But, I think the taste and texture is more like a big thick crepe or custardy pancake. Regardless, they are delicious for breakfast served with maple […]

Moments and Memories of WHS



1928 Some of the members of the senior class were May Logan, Hiking Club, Literary Society; Ruth Logan, Hiking Club, Literary Society; Norvell Lykins, Hiking Club, Pep Club, Literary Society; Vera Sergent, Glee Club, Vice President of Hiking Club, Pep Club, Class Poet, Literary Society; Mildred Speaks, Joke Editor of Black Kat, Hiking Club, Glee Club, Pep Club, Literary Society; […]

Travis Air Force Base was my home and workplace for 13 years



It was a sunny day at the 8th Air Force Airfield in England, on May 19, 1943, when the B-17 “Memphis Belle” rolled to a stop and its crew knelt to kiss the grassy ground after they became the first bomber crew to complete 25 missions over Germany. Halfway around the world, Air Transport Command (ATC) activated Travis Army Air […]

Cinda Slone succumbs at 58



Cinda Diane Whitehead Slone, 58, of Blackey, died August 15 in Blackey. A daughter of the late Wade and Vaxie Caudill Whitehead, she was the mother of the late Chrystal Slone. She was a sister of the late Denny Wade Whitehead, Jimmy “Bo” Whitehead, and Juanita Kaye Whitehead, and a grandmother of the late Josie Orosz Slone. Surviving are her […]

Bible trivia



1. Is the book of James in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Joshua 10, the sun stood still while Joshua’s army destroyed what people? Amorites, Midianites, Egyptians, Philistines 3. How old was Abram when God changed his name to Abraham? 12, 17, 40, 99 4. From Genesis 9, who saw a rainbow in the sky? Adam, […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of August 28 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This week could offer more opportunities for ambitious Lambs eager to get ahead. But don’t rush into making decisions until you’ve checked for possible hidden problems. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Some light begins to shine on professional and/or personal situations that have long eluded […]

Korean-style grilled short ribs are easy to make and delicious




Those who love short ribs LOVE them. Those who haven’t cooked them at home before might be a little intimidated by them. Let’s bridge that gap. In general, short ribs have to be cooked either low and slow, or very quickly over high heat so that they don’t become tough. This recipe calls for almost flash grilling, just 3 or […]

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