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Shelby Says: Is Paula Deen done?

July 31, 2013

By Shelby Woodall

If you channel into the Food Network, you may just be welcomed with a resounding, “Hey y’all!” Or will you? Paula Deen is a well-known and arguably well-loved celebrity chef whose signature mediums are butter and Southern charm.
Recently, Deen has undergone some hate because of alleged racial slurs and behavior.

July 30th

Sense and Nonsense: Ice cream still tops the list for summer treats

July 30, 2013

By Lynda Hollenbeck

You may not know this, but July is National Ice Cream Month. Other than the flag, could anything possibly be more American than ice cream?
As an ice cream zealot, I proudly take up the familiar chant of "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream."
Don't know who coined that, but it's a gem.
I'm proud there's a designated time to celebrate ice cream, but for me it never goes out of season. The mercury can dip well below the freezing mark, but I still enjoy the taste of this treat — summer, winner, springtime and fall.

DAVIS: Timing is everything

July 30, 2013

Sometimes, it's not what you do, but when you do it that makes all the difference. The evidence to support this statement can be found in history and all around us.
In recent weeks, a movement to take Saline County from dry status to a wet county has been forming. This isn't the first time an effort regarding alcohol in the county has been knocked around and likely won't be let last, regardless of the outcome. If the effort is successful, somewhere down the line of history, an attempt to revert back to dry status will gain momentum.

 

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