C'est La Vie
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Elaine Good couldn’t stop smiling as her Canadian family moved through the serving line at the family farm in August.More than 40 family members made the trip from  Calgary and Winnepeg to … more
Next weekend is Labor Day and that means one thing — college football — and tailgating.The beautiful weather Friday evening to usher in the high school football season — how about … more
Nancy has been writing about some of her favorite summer recipes and here are a few of mine.  I especially enjoyed reading about tomato sandwiches as I grew up eating tomato sandwiches. We … more
I was driving into Paris from a trip to Hume and lunch at The Twisted Piston (that’s for another column) when I passed Donnie Farris set up on the old Orndorff and Wright lot on state … more
My friend Gary Butler. who has joined The Prairie Press as a regular columnist, wrote in today’s edition of his memories of attending the Edgar County Fair as a child.Gary and I are about the … more
As I was coming out of a stop Friday, Warren Sperry stopped me and asked me if I was fixed for tomatoes, cucumbers and other wares from his garden. My answer of course was, “Can you ever … more
With a lot of passion and enthusiasm about the Edgar County Fair and it’s long tradition of exhibits created by individuals that are displayed in the fine arts building, the new superintendent … more
What is delicious and super juicy, can be red, pink, or dark pink on the inside, and seeded or seedless?Where are some more hints: although available all year, it’s peak production is the … more
CHRISMAN – The Chrisman Café is a new business on the west side of the square intended as much as a public service as a source of revenue.“We thought it would be nice for the community … more
Returning from a lunch date Thursday, I passed a pickup truck parked in a West Jasper Street lot with the sign proclaiming Indiana sweet corn.How can your heart not skip a beat to know that when … more
Dining is more than grabbing a fast food sandwich, eating on the run or inhaling a meal at the desk.On the other hand, it does not always have to be haute cuisine with complicated recipes and exotic … more
My Brother Jerad and I grew up dancing together in our living room. First in Mama’s arms and later poised on our parents’ toes before we could walk. About four years ago, we started … more
As America’s roughly 76 million baby boomers continue to grow older, one of the biggest lifestyle and family decisions is how to choose an assisted living community for your loved one.A popular … more
Bill and Joan Brazelton of Georgetown, formerly of Ridge Farm, will mark their 70th wedding anniversary June 1. A family dinner is planned for the occasion.Bill Brazelton, the son of Mike and Grace … more
One of the great things about my years with “Homefront with Don Zeman” radio and television show was getting to know experts from home improvement and the lifestyle arenas.I’ve … more
When asked at one of her concerts how she manages such a busy life, Christian Music Artist Mandisa replied with something that she has learned over the years. “No is a complete … more
When my first iris plants started to bloom, I decided to become an iris thief. Many of the homes in our area have iris blooming and I figured if I cut just one. Who would know one was missing? The … more
HUME – The end of World War I in 1918 created a sense the world had changed. It broke the centuries old practice of royal leadership and alliances in Europe giving rise to the nation state. For … more
When I was growing up in the 1960s, my sister Cheryl and I frequently rode our bicycles to visit Grandma (Katherine) Roberts, who lived on Maple Avenue. Grandma had a big back yard with no fence … more
A few weeks ago when I called Karon Busby of Brocton to volunteer to help her with dinner for the 40 & 8 group, it wasn’t just to be helpful. I had an ulterior motive and that was to enjoy … more
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