Columns

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...
Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal February, 1994 A horse stolen from a Lewis County pasture January 20 was found and spared just minutes before it was to be...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer Another cold week with snow and ice and this week we are told we may set new records with cold weather. Attendance at South Union was excellent, and I...
The Covered Dish - Sausage Stuffed Mushroom Caps
By Debbie Dance Uhrig I was in a query about what ‘appetizer’ or dish I should share for our trek to Super Bowl Sunday. As I have shared numerous times here in the...
Lewistown News
Elsie Doran is a first time great grandma, Nicole Richardson Eskew and Justin Eskew are parents of a baby girl, born Jan. 11, 2019. They live in Quincy. Nicole is manager...
Ewing News
By Betty Fifer Sunday morning, temperature 8° above,  The birds have gathered at the birdfeeder, around 40 out there, and they have their pecking order, Starlings rule...
Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal January, 1994 Lewis County, like most of the Midwest, is dealing with frigid weather. Temperatures, which for days hovered around...
Yesteryear Photo
On a Sunday,  the month of May, 1941 this photograph was taken at the home of Johnnie and Etta Andrews, which is about three and a quarter miles...