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Local filmmaker’s work to premiere at Oxford Film Festival

“Stories of heartbreak and redemption never go out of style. By submitting to prominent film festivals around the country, we want our film to reach anyone who’s at a crossroads in their life. It is a tale of a soul in limbo, something we can all relate to at one point or another. We hope… … Read More

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Local nonprofit supplies food to families affected by COVID-19

Food For Thought’s mission is to remove the negative impacts of hunger, and to empower children to get the most out of their education and development by providing them weekly access to healthy, easy to prepare meals through their many programs.In the 25 weeks of the 2019-2020 school year before the COVID-19 “Stay at Home”… … Read More

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Food network: Local farmstands could become a new link in the food supply chain

A brand new farmstand sits on a dirt road on the outskirts of Huson, Montana, population 210. “Out of the way” does not begin to describe this location. Tracy Potter-Fins, owner of County Rail Farms, sets out the offerings for the farmstand’s second day of life. The first day had resulted in one sale, thanks… … Read More

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Eat like a local: Visit markets, merchants to really get a taste of a place

“Quien corta el jamon en tu casa?” asked the butcher, his breath smelling of wine. “Who cuts the ham in your house?”“Yo,” I said, raising my hand. “Venga, entonces” he beckoned. “Come here, then.”I walked behind the counter of Santiago’s meat store in Lanjaron, Spain, and Santiago handed me the knife. I began slicing thin… … Read More

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Local church’s ‘Ashes to Go’ ceremony offers blessing for busy parishioners

FORT WALTON BEACH— Cindy and Ross Wohlhuter were blessed with ashes in the parking lot of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church during an Ashes to Go ceremony.Instead of an hour-long service, the church offered a 10-minute drive-up option for parishioners and church-goers.Pastor Tim Johnston said a short prayer and used ashes to mark the sign… … Read More