Smith County hay show entries sought

Hay is the most common source of stored feed used in livestock operations. Surveys show that 86 percent of the harvested hay is used on the producer’s own farm. Therefore, producers should be concerned with producing quality hay. Time is quickly approaching for Smith County forage producers to enter samples into the 2017 hay show held in…

Columnist John Moore: The fidget fad and toys of yesteryear

There was a simple toy I used to love. It featured a bald man with big eyes and a red nose, who was shielded behind a plastic case. There was a red-handled stick, or “wand” as it was called on the package, that had a magnet on one end. Inside the plastic case were metal shavings. If I placed the toy flat, I could use the magnetic wand to drag

Patrice Dunagin: Add more fruit to your menu

Fruit adds nutrients, flavor and color to our meals. They make great low-fat snacks and desserts. Try the following ideas to get more fruit in your diet. • Put fruit in easy-to-reach places. Have a bowl of fresh fruit on your table. Be sure to wash fruit before eating it. • Top hot or cold cereal, pancakes, waffles, yogurt or salads with

Access social security online resources when you travel

Social Security is here for you when you’re traveling, whether it’s just a state away or when you’re abroad. When you open a personal and secure my Social Security account, you can access it on your terms. We put you in control of your finances and your future. With my Social Security, you can: n Request a replacement Social Security or

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Smith County hay show entries sought

Hay is the most common source of stored feed used in livestock operations. Surveys show that 86 percent of the harvested hay…

24 June 2017 [07:15 PM]
Man’s search for the best taco

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? At a recent gathering of friends, the topic of post-modern business came up. No one called it post-modern but that was the nature of the beast. We were discussing the recent purchase by…

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Give Well: The Summer Giving Slump

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Greg Grant: Mulching Time Is Here

GREG GRANT, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension One of the best methods of growing healthy plants and conserving water at the same…

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Give Well: The Summer Giving Slump

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20 June 2017 [11:23 AM]
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Keep the cards and letters coming

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Watch out for “greenwashing” claims

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16 June 2017 [11:55 AM]
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OSU, Samford U, Baylor U, Harding U

Congratulations ... to Natasha Moore, a graduate of Winona High School, for winning a FFA scholarship sponsored by Domino’s. Moore will attend…

12 June 2017 [11:13 AM]
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Outgoing teen needs forever family

In this edition of CBS 19’s Children are a Gift we reintroduce a young man whose wait for a forever family is…

08 June 2017 [02:11 PM]
Lessons we can learn from ‘Wonder Woman’

JENNIFER FLANDERS, Special to the Tyler Paper Editor’s Note: Flanders lives in Tyler. Her parenting blog runs in the Tyler Paper. My husband took me and our three oldest daughters to the first available screening of the…

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