Cooking with Jill-O

These first two recipes are the kind that would make your mother and grandmother jump for joy, because you’re eating your vegetables. But, not to worry, the rest will have your sweet tooth grinning from ear to ear! Brussels Sprouts 1 pkg. raw Brussels sprouts Olive oil Parmesan cheese Get the raw Brussels sprouts in the produce section of your grocery store. Cut them...
The South Pittsburg Pirates traveled to Whitwell High School on Friday, October 2 for the 84th meeting between the two schools. With the all-time record being dominated by the Pirates 69-12-2, the Tigers entered the game with the hope of ending South Pittsburg’s 24 year victory streak. The first quarter of play began with a South Pittsburg possession, resulting...
On Saturday, October 8, the Alzheimer’s Association hosted their annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Marion County High School. The event was from 9:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Alzheimer's is a dementia related disease that causes multiple problems. Symptoms of the disease are not always obvious, but they become more apparent over time. Local residents came together to try...
On Thursday, October 13, three Whitwell board members made up of Mayor Cindy Easterly; her father, Commissioner Harry Holland; and his ex son-in-law Steve Atterton, fired City Manager Stacy Terri,  who was at the meeting, and seemingly unaware of their intentions.  Mayor Cindy Easterly, who is not seeking re-election, cited multiple incidents that led to the dismissal, while other...
South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee are now all a part of “the scary clown phase”. South Carolina initially reported that creepy clowns sightings, stating these scary make-up fiends were trying to lure children into the woods. Now, copycats or the threat of copycat sightings, are being reported close by. After a Wednesday lock down in Red Bank, law enforcement...

Shooting death in Mullins Cove

Shooting death in Mullins Cove On Friday, September 16, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 12000 block of Mullins Cove Road in regard to a man chasing a woman down the road. Shortly after, a call came in from another homeowner in the area stating a man and woman were at his residence, trying to get in. The caller advised...
Marion County kept the Buccaneers to three downs on their first possession. The Warriors’ first possession yielded a touchdown with Hunter McClain’s five-yard run. The PAT was no good. The remainder of the first quarter saw no points by either team. In the second quarter, the Warriors lost yardage due to several fouls called, but they scored again with...

Cooking with Jill-O

Goodness.  We got a sneak peek of a few cooler days, one morning with dew on everything, now we’re heating back up.  To cheer myself up, I’ve written three of my favorite desserts, but of course I had to throw in an appetizer and meal to make it not seem so sinful! Blonde Brownies 2 sticks of butter 1...

Super Lice

Super Lice spreads across Tennessee and nation Super lice sounds like a big bug with an “S” on its chest, but the fact is, super lice, or mutated lice, are a parasite now hitting all across Tennessee and 47 other states. They are called super, because over-the-counter treatments don’t work on them, as they have literally mutated themselves over the...