I love peanut butter cookies! Most of all though, I love how peanut butter cookies are so versatile. They are literally a blank canvas just waiting on your creativity!

Olivia Timmons on dean’s list at Illinois Central

A couple years ago my parents and I got the chance to meet country music superstar, Trisha Yearwood at a meet-and-greet party at the Williams-Sonoma at the Keystone Fashion Mall in Indianapolis.

BENTONVILLE — The Major Hugh Dinwiddie Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution had a grave dedication at Bentonville in the morning of June 6.

To mark its 60th year, Indiana Landmarks has published a new book filled with dramatic before-and-after photos and more than 50 stories of landmarks across the state snatched from the wrecking ball or lifted from decades of neglect and restored to new uses.

YORKTOWN—LifeStream Services invites the public to attend the 11th Annual LifeStream Golf Outing on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at The Players Club in Yorktown.

‘Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, fo…

I don’t think The Courier Times was looking for someone to relate their experience of major surgery during the Covid-19 pandemic, but just in case, I have accidentally, very reluctantly, volunteered.

During the quarantine I have been sorting and organizing my cookbooks and recipe cards. You would not believe the recipes I have in my folder labeled “favorite recipes!”

The local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, International Teacher Honorary, recently awarded four scholarships valued at $500 each. This award is to recognize and honor prospective education majors in their pursuit of a teaching license.

Tegan Seyring makes Austin Peay dean’s list

MIDDLETOWN — New this year at an annual fundraiser is curbside delivery. This is a feature at The Crossroads Lutheran Church Historical Preservation Society’s 18th annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on the Lawn at The Church at Crossroads.

The Courier-Times is giving away a free cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen, “Foolproof Fish: Modern recipes for everyone, everywhere,” and a copy of the July-August issue of Cook’s Illustrated which highlights the cookbook. To enter the drawing, either email (dcronk@thecouriertimes.com) or…

Everyone needs a little decadence in their lives, especially in times like these. Friends and family members that I have been talking to are gravitating toward comfort foods more and more.

Many of us have knocked out various odd jobs during these few months that feel more like a few years.

Have an upcoming Henry County community event, club or reunion you’d like to share? Email dcronk@the couriertimes@gmail.com or call 765-575-4657 and talk to Donna Cronk or leave a message.

The first few months of 2020 have looked very different to our world. Activities in the next few months may continue to be full of changes. One change is 4-H and its fairs.

Before ascending into heaven, the Resurrected Christ made a promise to His followers: “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)

Daniel is a book that reminds us that regardless of the geopolitical condition of the world, the Kingdom of God rules over all. And that’s how we come to Daniel today.

Working from home for nearly two-and-half months this spring has had its challenges. The first morning I commuted from bedroom to living-room recliner, and opened my laptop, I was nervous.

I want to start off my column by thanking all of the front-line workers who have been relentlessly working through all these uncertain times so that they may somewhat bring comfort to those struggling.

The Book of Proverbs has been called a “collection of collections.” The word “proverb” means “a short, wise saying.”

Our younger son has always been a people person. Good with conversation, lots of friends, a guy who enjoys socializing – and going out on the town.

Honoring Indiana's Historic Preservation Month in May, the DNR Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology  announces winners of its annual Historic Preservation Month photo contest. Winning the Best Artistic Image is Greg Sommer of Ridgeville for Ward Township District 15 Schoolhous…

The Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution (INDAR) State Conference and the National (NSDAR) Conference have been canceled, but members have been busy by letter, email and phone with chapter work.

I once saw a young lady sporting a T-shirt with the words on the front, “BECAUSE I’M THE MOTHER, THAT’S WHY!”

I know that many are going through hard times right now. Many others are anticipating such times and living in fear of the pandemic. Maybe they have special health problems and elderly loved ones. I get it.