Hard winter squash is a delicious and versatile vegetable that can be used as a side dish, in fillings for ravioli or lasagna, as a noodle alternative, in soups, salads, stuffed and so on.

Dear Annie: My husband and I are planning a big party to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Sadly, two sisters are all but ruining the event. They are both close friends of mine, but they are feuding with each other. I did not send out online invites but rather traditional paper invitations.

Dear Annie: One of my cousins lives about two hours away. Her parents are deceased, and she is estranged from her siblings. She has been in the hospital several times for mental health care. I believe she is bipolar but don’t know that for sure. Because she lives alone now, we invite her to …

On a recent cold morning, Mike White thought the water vapor plume rising from the Panda Power plant in southeast Temple resembled the distinctive mushroom-shaped cloud often associated with an exploding nuclear weapon.

Winners in the College Division of the 40th annual Central Texas Art Competition and Exhibition, sponsored by Temple South Rotary Club, were announced recently at Temple College. Picture, from left, are Onaisha Franka, Temple College; Briaunna Jackson, Temple College; Alan Horn, representing…

Dear Annie: My wife and I and four friends went out to dinner at a new restaurant. They had a ladies’ room and a men’s room visible from where we sat. After the meal, I needed to go. The men’s room was locked (it was a single-stall situation). I walked around for a bit and came back after ne…