Now Here’s a Tip

• “We have a cookiemaking party every year, and we serve a nice lunch before launching into the cookies. This year, we decided to be very festive and used cookie cutters for napkin rings. They were raved about!” — B.L. in New Jersey • “Keep a stack of blank notecards and a pen wherever you like to sit around, like […]

Highlights of F.N. High School

Some of the members of the senior class:

1961 Eleanor Bentley: Girls’ Rifle Club, President, Future Teachers, Conservation Club, Pep Club, Library, President. Emil Cook: Science Club, Hi-Y Club. Betty Davis: Conservation Club, Tri-Hi-Y Club, Pep Club, Rifle. Phillip Higgins: Pep Club, Conservation Club, Letterman Club, Hi-Y, Football, Baseball, Track. Alma Jean Holt: Future Nurses Club, Girls’ Rifle, Tri- Hi-Y, Speech and Drama. Daniel Isaac: Hi-Y Club, Conservation […]



RECAPS: NOVEMBER 19 – NOVEMBER 23 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Ava manipulated Franco. Monica spent the day with Oscar. Drew alienated Kim. Julian impressed Sam. Stella was taken aback. Laura took it all in. Stella grew introspective. Jordan was surprised. Maxi and Lulu reflected on the past. Spinelli helped Carly out. Nina tore into Ava. Laura had terrible timing. Oscar was […]

Rites held for Curt Holbrook

Curt R. Holbrook, 60, of Richmond, died November 14 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. A son of the late John and Elizabeth Holbrook, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Alan Holbrook, and a nephew, John Kincer. Surviving are a sister, Anna Jo Fields of Mayking; a nephew, Seldon Kincer of Mayking; and a niece, Elizabeth […]


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Strange but True

• It was way back in the 19th century that American author and philosopher Henry David Thoreau made the following sage observation: “Men have become the tools of their tools.” • If you were asked to name the U.S. state that is geographically closest to the continent of Africa, you might be tempted to say Florida. You’d be wrong, though; […]

Roy Rife succumbs at 73

Roy James Rife, age 73, of Bluffton, S.C., and formerly of McRoberts, died Friday, November 9, at Hilton Head Hospital. He was born in Norfolk, Va., to the late Marvin and Mae Rife. Mr. Rife was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, and enjoyed television, Elvis, Superman, singing, dancing, and spending time with his family. He is survived by […]

Growling Jetta likely has a problem with its leak test pump

Dear Car Talk: I have a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta with 140,000 miles on it. I bought it in 2009 with 20,000 miles on it. I’ve never had any major issues with the car. But within the past couple of weeks, it has started to make a “growling” noise when I turn the car off. It growls for about 10 seconds […]

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY 1. Which book of the Bible (KJV) mentions the word “thanksgiving” the most times at eight? Genesis, Nehemiah, Psalms, Isaiah 2. In 2 Timothy 3:1-2, what human qualities does Paul list as being signs of the last days? Adulterers, Sun worshippers, Renegades, Unthankful people 3. From Psalms 106:1, “O give thanks unto the Lord; for his … […]