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The Covered Dish
I’ve been off work one week and it already feels like time is speeding past. With the big football game just a few weeks away let’s look at some...


The Covered Dish
Like many, this time of the year, I find myself reaching for one-dish meals that warm the soul and body. You just cannot go wrong with a hearty...


Backward Glances
45 Years Ago The Canton Press-News November, 1972 Americanton Enterprises, publishers of The Canton Press-News and The Lewis County Journal, announces plans to...
The Covered Dish By Debbie Dance Uhrig
Like many, I’m headed into a new path for 2018. Revised dining plans and healthier eating is at the top of the list. Change takes time, I keep...


The Covered Dish
Well we’ve made it over the first hump, now we just need to welcome in the New Year! Then, like the commercials on TV, the new weight loss...


Replanted: Until Next Time
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” - Dr. Seuss I’ve transitioned between a lot of “homes” in the past few years. Dorm...


Letter to Editor
Last week's edition featured an article on Jim Nabors who played Gomer Pyle on the Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle USMC. The article mentioned...


Kevin Wang played piano at the Lewis County Nursing Home on Dec. 14 as a guest of the Senior Stars Band. Replanted: Our Land, Our Bodies
In The Unsettling of America, Wendell Berry discusses not only agriculture’s connection with the land, but also the land’s connection with human...


The Covered Dish
It feels like the calendar has played a little trick with my mind. First it was the first day of December and now; it’s the last few days before...


Christmas Memories
Some of my memories of Christmas were the beautiful Christmas tree we had at the one room school house at Dover where the first six years of any...


Popular Gifts Over the Years
Christmas is a time of joy and gift giving. Here is a list of some of the most popular toys over the last one hundred years. During the decade...


The Cedar Christmas Tree
Here is a story about a Christmas tree, in the little town of Ewing, Missouri. When I was about eleven years old, I remember one December...


Kevin Wang at an old bridge in Lewis County. Replanted: Things Yale Didn't Teach Me - And Missouri Did
For some reason, a lot of people I’ve met think that graduating from Yale means I’ve learned almost everything there is to know. Sure, Yale taught...


The Covered Dish
This past summer I wrote a recipe for a side dish of lemon pilaf. With just a little bit of innovation it has now become a ‘winter’ wild rice...


Replanted: Diving In
“Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else….Knowledge can be...