Rod Stewart has no plans to slow down

NEW YORK More than fifty years into his career, Rod Stewart shows no sign of slowing down. When he’s not on tour, he’s busy at home chasing his two young sons, Aiden and Alastair, around the yard. And on Sept. 28, he will release his 30th studio album, “Blood Red Roses.” While known for writing sultry songs — from “Tonight’s […]

Shooter Jennings turns back to country

NASHVILLE, Tenn. As the son of two iconic country musicians, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings was always trying to be unpredictable in his own career as a musician and producer. He’s recorded psychedelic metal and hard rock, released a concept album written with horror writer Stephen King and a tribute album to electronic disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder. So […]

Is this Lucero’s best album yet?

Lucero, “Among the Ghosts” (Liberty & Lament/ Thirty Tigers) Audio Review Lucero has put out great records before, but for whatever reason — geography, confusion over genre, a lack of recognition from the folks who decide what gets heard — the Memphisbased quintet has never attained the level of stardom it probably deserves. With “Among the Ghosts,” its ninth studio […]

Sandra Brown in no ‘Tailspin’

“Tailspin” (Grand Central Publishing), by Sandra Brown Book Review In “Tailspin” by Sandra Brown, Rye Mallett has a talent for flying planes, and his piloting skills have gotten him out of many jams. One night during a particularly nasty storm that has shut down the Atlanta airport, he’s asked to deliver a black box to a Dr. Lambert, since the […]

Elevate Your Summer Grilling

Weekend barbecues, birthday celebrations and family reunions are in full swing, so up your grill game from basic to bold with a few ideas to leave your guests wanting more. Step outside your comfort zone and create some “wow-worthy” dishes with big flavors with these recipes from McCormick and chef Roger Mooking from Cooking Channel’s “Man, Fire, Food.” Get started […]

Hot fudge sauce is ‘heavenly’

If you open Nancy Nyberg’s fridge door in Naperville, Illinois, you eye her delectable homemade fudge sauce in neatly stacked jars in the back corner. No wonder her four grandkids think she is the sweetest grandmother ever. Her signature “Heavenly Hot Fudge Sauce,” which she has been making for 20 years, is now affectionately renamed “Mormor’s Hot Fudge” (“mormor” is […]

A dish from the South

This tasty recipe for Italian Tomato Marina Sauce With Southern Cheese Dumplings combines the best tomatoes of southern Italy with a dumpling typically used in American South recipes. TOMATO MARINA SAUCEWITH CHEESE DUMPLINGSIf you can’t find (or afford) SanMarzano tomatoes, American RedPack or Red Gold canned tomatoes are a delicious substitute.1 (28-ounce) can whole, peeled,San Marzano or Red Pack (or […]

Community calendar

August 9 — Kid’s Day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Jenkins City Park. The event will include free school supplies, inflatables, food and games. It is hosted by Burdine Church of God of Prophecy. August 11 — The Women of Worship Conference will begin at 4 p.m. with guest speaker Sid Sturgill Renfro. The conference will […]

Trivia test

1. MOVIES: Who directed the movie “La Dolce Vita”? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the famous Olduvai Gorge located? 3. MYTHOLOGY: Tyr was a Norse god of what? 4. MUSIC: What pop group sang “Love Shack”? 5. PRESIDENTS: How old was Theodore Roosevelt when he was inaugurated? 6. SCIENCE: In what century was Isaac Newton born? 7. HISTORY: When was the […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon HS

I am the Voice of Democracy, speaking for the freedom of a democracy, for the people of a democracy and for future democracies. If you are fortunate, you have heard of me many times, yet it is possible that you do not know all I stand for. Do you know the benefits of a democracy? Do you know the joys? […]

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