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.
Octoberfest in Calhoun City the weather was mild, but by Fall Festival in Bruce Friday night, it was freezing.
Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant and his Water Liars band will be playing at Proud Larry’s in Oxford this Thursday night.
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.
Since my birthday fell on Friday when we cover high school football, we celebrated a day early at my house.
Joel and I left here last Wednesday headed to Texas to the annual National Newspaper Association convention in San Antonio. We usually leave for our trips on Thursday, but have had airline issues the past two years that caused us delays in getting to our destination.
Visiting The Journal last week were Bruce natives Eddie and Gretchen Heise Reid, who now live in Tulsa.
We got a treat in the mail Monday– a cookbook by Vardaman native April McGreger. Simply titled “Sweet Potatoes,” the cookbook is part of the highly praised Savor The South Series.
Linda Jane Ramage and I had one of our best pre-game meals Friday night in Pontotoc before the Pontotoc/Calhoun City game.