Columns

Yesteryear Photo
This is not a photograph, but, an artist's rendering, the only known image of Bushrod Whitaker, a Lewis county resident of the mid 1800's.  Bushrod...

Ewing News
By Betty Fifer  Oh no! There's snow on the ground and I don't know what else is there but, the traffic is going slow.   We worked most of this week and because of the...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer This is another snowy icy Sunday and I think people are adjusting to this and just getting out in spite of the weather.  Cole Schutte is home for a few...
The Covered Dish
By Debbie Dance Uhrig With all the college visits happening, at our home, my mind has been on canning the last few days. When I can main dishes like beef stew it...
St. Patrick News
By Myrna Daughtry St. Patrick welcomed the warm weather and melting of the ice on the roads and sidewalks. The Shrine of St. Patrick March 17th Planning Committee has...
Letter to editor
Dear Editor, I am writing to thank La Grange residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the...
Yesteryear Photo
The Ewing High School Class of 1941.  Pictured left to right beginning at the top:  Robert L. Boudreau, J. Leo Gross, Leon Gross, Zelma Herzog,...

The Covered Dish - Boston Cream Pie
By Debbie Dance Uhrig What a terrific culinary class in McPherson! It was fun having my husband, Ervin, as my assistant! The guests were interactive and the atmosphere...
St. Patrick News
By Myrna Daughtry The weather has been a real challenge for everyone around St. Patrick.  From the 14 inches of snow a few weeks ago to the ice storm and polar vortex...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer This was another winter Sunday. We were starting off to church in snow and freezing rain. It hurt our attendance, however, everyone made it home...
Ewing News
By Betty Fifer Well, this winter weather is starting to give us a taste of what winters used to be like, especially the ice. I can remember when I was around 7 or 8,...
Yesteryear Photo
In February, one hundred and eleven years ago,  Teddy Roosevelt was in his last year of being president of the United States, Edward VII was the...

The Covered Dish - Red Beans & Rice
By Debbie Dance Uhrig Hello February! There is still time to sign up for the upcoming culinary class at, ‘The Cook’s Nook,’ in McPherson, Kansas. Class fee is $35.00...
Ewing News
By Betty Fifer Talk about just wait 24 hours and the weather will change, and it has. 2 days ago below 0 and today in the 40s. We worked Friday even with the schools...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer The ice on the country roads is gone thanks to two days in the 50’s. I don’t think we have too many people wishing for snow now and yet it seemed...