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Today's Features

  • 'Easy as Tater Pie'

    Ingredients

    2 cups of sweet potato (not yams)

    4 teaspoons unsalted butter

    3 eggs

    3/4cup of whole milk

    1 cup granulated sugar

    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    1/4teaspoon nutmeg

    1 teaspoon vanilla

    1 9-inch pie shell (baked)

  • If you're looking for a few holiday decorating ideas, the Lancaster Garden Club's 21st annual Christmas Tour of Homes may be just the place to find them.

    Family, friends gather at Bailey home

    By GREGORY A. SUMMERS - Features Editor

    For Bobby and Thelathia "Thea" Bailey, Christmas means family and their Somerset Drive home has become the holiday gathering place for the Barneses, Baileys and their extended family, too.

  • By GREGORY A. SUMMERS

    Features Editor

    A quality turkey net is half the battle to catching a good gobbler, said Justice Haynes.

    Justice is the second generation of the Haynes' family who has bought into the "get a turkey with a net" hunting method.

    "My daddy did that," Justice said, nodding his head with authority. "He caught one with a net. It took him about an hour."

    Justice and his 18 classmates are in Midenna Anderson's (aka Chief Runnin' Water) and Pam Craig's kindergarten class at McDonald Green Elementary School.

  • Kraft Foods

    The hardest part of making a turkey dinner isn't the cooking; it's the carving.

    But it doesn't have to be that way.

    If you follow these six helpful hints, you can carve a turkey with the best of them using a knife and carving fork.

    -Let the turkey settle for at least 20 minutes after it has finished cooking. This allows the juices to settle. If the turkey was stuffed, remove the stuffing and place it in a serving dish.

  • If it seems like Thanksgiving is coming a week ahead of time, blame it on the calendar.

    The holiday is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month and since Nov. 1 was a Thursday, it has the feel of being seven days early.

    But regardless of when it falls, some things – like the traditional Thanksgiving turkey – never change.

    And now – not Nov. 21 – is the time to get started.

  • Rhonda Sue Cauthen, 44

    AYNOR - Rhonda Sue Cauthen, 44, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007.

    Born Sept. 24, 1963, in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of Elizabeth Benton Sims and the late John T. Sims.

    Survivors include two sons, Robert Bob Campbell of Myrtle Beach and Louis Taylor of Aynor; a grandchild; a sister, Teresa Annette Sims of Lancaster; and four brothers, Ronnie Benton, Junior Cauthen, Philip Cauthen and John T. Sims Jr., all of Lancaster.

    She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Floyd and Ola Benton.

    No services will be held.

  • Betty Richardson Yandle, 73

    LUGOFF -Betty Richardson Yandle, 73, formerly of Kershaw, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007.

    Born in Kershaw, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Bertha KnightRichardson. She was a Presbyterian.

    Survivors include two sons, Gerald Ray Rick Yandle Jr. of Buffalo Grove, Ill., and Christopher Chris Yandle of Oceanside, Calif.

    She was preceded in death by four sisters, Mildred Mickie Blair, Polly Epting, Norma Holms and Virginia R. Gardner.

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