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 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    June 23, 2022 

Bean Hill's Past, Present, and Future

It’s black leather and measures five inches by nine inches, with a firm clasp along the top rim and is filled with a host of things depicting the life of a teen age girl in the 1950s. The dusty clutch bag was found secreted away in an opening of...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    June 16, 2022

Looking Out for the Lawn

It is with some hesitancy I admit that at 71 years of age, I have never mowed a lawn. Dad and the boys did it when I was a kid and no grass came with the patch when I moved out on my own. Hubs, who hated cooking, said he would do the outside...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    June 9, 2022

More on Morrison Cove High School: Fun Historical Facts

The many words that have been spoken and the stories that have been written pale to those of one young man who spent six years at Morrison Cove High School in a most unusual capacity. Don Grabill of Martinsburg lived at the old Brownstone, a three-st...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    News    June 2, 2022

New and Old: Gardening Tips for All

As certain as the seed catalogs start arriving every December to January, a large number of Morrisons Cove residents have already or will soon trudge out into the yard, spade a patch, sow some seeds...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    May 26, 2022

Morrisons Cove High School Grads Recall What School Had to Offer

The girls hugged and cried while the boys laughed and punched each others shoulders as pomp and circumstances played for the last time at the Morrisons Cove High School. The year was 1960 and the commencement ceremony held the usual milestone...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    May 19, 2022

Growing, Planting Veg: A Veteran View

Sunny days and warm breezes are making the garden soil pliable and ready for planting, but despite the calendar, an unexpected cold snap has brought more than one basil, tomato or cucumber plant to...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    May 12, 2022

One More Time for Musselman's Grove

It had been a while since Sandy Davis thought about her days scampering around Musselman's Grove in Klahr, but mention of the place brought a laugh from this Martinsburg-area woman and a flood of...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    May 5, 2022

Mother's Day Baskets: Potting, Planting and Pampering

For anyone who has been on Mars or some other exotic place, Sunday is Mother's Day, a day when some grit their teeth while others revel in honoring the woman who gave them birth. The last year I had...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    April 28, 2022

The Key to Finding Lime Kilns in the Cove

Referred to at times as silent stone sentinels, lime kilns, once essential to sweeten Morrisons Cove’s farmland, are but a faint memory to many of our oldest residents. But a closer look at the countryside shows evidence that there were dozens of...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    April 21, 2022

What Blooms to Expect the Next Few Weeks

The Easter ham and coconut cake may be just fond memories but the pots of daffodils, tulips, lilies and hyacinths will continue to thrive for a while, happy on the counter getting that occasional...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    April 14, 2022

Lime Kilns Still Burning in the Cove

As certain as warm breezes will move through Morrisons Cove this month drying excess moisture brought by winter snow and spring rain, farmers soon will begin preparing thousands of acres of fields and pondering the condition of the earth they depend...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    April 7, 2022

Spring: A Time for Opening Up

An individual with a modicum of intelligent emotion once penned that happiness is a way to travel, not a destination. To me that thought is a passport to find everyday happiness in big things such as...

 

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