Rich Coconut Cakes: Brock’s Favorite Recipes


Here are a few tips that you may want to use if you are ever planning to bake a delectable coconut cake.  First, always use fresh ingredients.  If the ingredients call for butter, use real butter, not margarine.  The best type to use in good coconut cakes is sweet cream salted butter.  Your butter should be chilled, but soft, when mixing your i

My View ‘From My Window’


(March 21) I was up about 6 a.m. and came to the kitchen for my regular morning cup of coffee. My view from my window was spectacular! The moon was full and beginning to sink into the western sky just behind the trees. The skinny, leafless limbs were in view just in front of the moon, but not blocking its shiny, golden light.

At Capitol


Mississippi Dental Association members and students from the School of Dentistry at UMMC spent time at the Mississippi Legislature advocating for oral health care issues such as strengthening the dental workforce and improving dental benefit coverage concerns.Photo includes Representative Michael Evans along with the dental student group.

Coupon cutters


Tracy Gregory (center), Family Consumer Science Agent with the Winston County Extension Agency, presented a class on Couponing last week at the Winston County Library.  “We learned a lot,” said librarian Beth Edwards.  “Tracy is great and we’ll have her back in May to do a budgeting program.”