May 2016

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

I remember how the older aunts and grandmothers in my family always had sweet foods stocked in their pantries. If they had learned lots of lessons about storing sweets, they never gave me an inkling of those lessons.  I thought they just knew how to take care of things.


Alice Mae Small, 39, passed away unexpectedly on March 19, 2016 at her home in Cleveland, GA.  She was born on November 27, 1976 in Calais, Maine to William and Susan (Johnson) Small.

Troop J Report

5-4-16: Trooper Blaine Silk stopped Gordon Moores, 56, in Baileyville after he almost struck Trooper Silk’s cruiser while he and his FTO were conducting a traffic stop. Moores was charged with an administrative OUI , illegal attachment of plates, and failure to move over.

5 Reasons You Should Be Growing In A Raised Bed

Finally, we have some sun! It’s a great time to wake up your garden. At my farm, we are converting all of our garden space into raised beds. It’s a huge undertaking that we will benefit from for the rest of our gardening days. You may not ever have thought of growing in a raised bed, but I hope to change your mind.