December 2008

In This Issue

Staff Pick: Four Kings

By George Kimball McBooks Press

King Size

Elvis from A to Z.

This Old House

With help from a new preservation group, a Fayette County landmark may get a fresh start.

Tim Bui Blues

Soured on in-laws, love, and life in the wake of a disaster, Charley finds redemption in an unlikely place.


News Bites

Toasted Quinoa & Roasted Ratatouille

This popular dish from Jason Idleman of Lolo's Table combines a hearty vegetable mix with the nutty flavor of quinoa.

Flute Picker

Ask Vance
Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

All Creatures

When it comes to showing mercy, species shouldn't matter.

Trade Secrets

An artist's trading cards reveal a creative spirit.

By the Numbers


Letters to the Editor

Archie Manning

Holiday Shopping: Online or In Stores?

Heavenly Hosts

Angel Food Ministries is now offering bargain food packages through area churches.

Circling the Wagons

The Commercial Appeal takes drastic measures to cut costs.

Losing It

Hair loss isn't a life-threatening condition, but it's a life-altering one. Here's what you can do about it.

The Cure for What Ails Us?

Changing demographics improve the chance for city-county consolidation.

Silent Night

Editor's Letter

The Gift of Music

Two compilations from Johnny Cash and Otis Redding make unforgettable stocking suffers.

Another World

It's not quite perfect, but The Inn at Hunt Phelan offers delectable fare in a fabulous setting.

Read Between the Lines

A few wine basics can help you smartly impress.