First of Celia’s grandbabies arrive; enjoying area Christmas decorations

Lisa McNeece

The Christmas decor at the Bruce red-light, intersection of Hwy 9 and 32 looks great. It’s new this year– lighted deer and a sleigh and really adds a lot to the corners.

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Latest Grisham book starts slow, but picks up; Ellie Kathryn doesn’t believe in throwing candy in parade

Lisa McNeece

John Grisham’s new book Gray Mountain was a little slow starting, but picked up to his usual style after the first hundred or so pages.

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Next Christmas, I’ll buy the hardest gifts first

Lisa McNeece

This year, I have realized the pattern of my Christmas shopping over the past few years, but it’s too late to do anything about it.
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April McGreger’s “Sweet Potato Hummus” a success

Lisa McNeece

After a month of “intending to,” I made April McGreger’s Sweet Potato Hummus over the weekend and loved it.
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Had to explain why no baby at a baby shower

Lisa McNeece

Sunday afternoon we attended a baby shower for niece Abby Rea at the home of Stacey Plunk west of Bruce in the Parker community.

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Great sweet potato desserts at Vardaman banquet; EK and all her stuff

Lisa McNeece

One of the highlights of the annual Sweet Potato Festival Banquet to me is certainly the array of sweet potato desserts. Desserts come from the contest entries that day. So each table has a variety of sweet potato delights.

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Temperatures cooled off considerably for Halloween and Sweet Potato Festival

Lisa McNeece

Octoberfest in Calhoun City the weather was mild, but by Fall Festival in Bruce Friday night, it was freezing.

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Andrew Bryant performing at Proud Larry’s; Great time at Celebration Village

Lisa McNeece

Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant and his Water Liars band will be playing at Proud Larry’s in Oxford this Thursday night.
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Variety of wildlife showing up at our house in the middle of town

Lisa McNeece

My mother, Jo Ann Denley, is continuing to improve at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She has been moved to the rehab part of the hospital which she undergoes physical therapy for most of every day. She fell more than a week ago, fracturing her hip, and had partial hip replacement.

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Addie Claire had lots of questions about Calhoun City football

Lisa McNeece

Since my birthday fell on Friday when we cover high school football, we celebrated a day early at my house.

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