Dear Readers: Splash some wine on your blouse? No worries. Daub with cool water, then sponge the area with white vinegar and rinse. If the stain remains, gently rub in a tiny amount of liquid laundry detergent and launder as usual.

Dear Annie: Every December, my ex-mother-in-law organizes a holiday party for all of the women from her side of the family. It’s a fancy dinner, and they have a $15 Secret Santa gift exchange.

Dear Heloise: You had a recipe for a lemon-mint tea that my mother loved. She’s coming for a visit, and I’d like to make that tea for her. Would you repeat the recipe? I’ve misplaced the one I had.

Several students from World Martial Arts Academy in Belton recently won medals at a tournament in Houston. Winning gold medals were Jocelyn Aguirre, Eian Johnson-Drew and Blake Baty. Winning silver medals were Diego Sauceda, Sirena Sauceda, Joseph Gavril, Mikey Gavril, Erika Roof and Audrey …

Bill and Sherrie Potter, left, and Sabrina and Justin Young rang in the new Roaring ’20s on New Year’s Eve in throwback costumes.

Belva Barrington and her great-grandson, Jon Wallace Barnes, shared a nap recently in Belton.

The annual Caring Ball is an opportunity for community members to come together for an elegant evening of dining, dancing and supporting a worthwhile cause. The 26th annual fundraiser for the Temple Community Clinic will take place Saturday, Feb. 8.

The Salado Community Chorus will host a spring membership drive Tuesday for anyone in the Central Texas area with a passion for music.

Dear Annie: About a year and a half ago, I met a woman whom I liked very much. She moved in with me after about six months. After living together some time, I’ve come to see that our relationship is impossible and I would like her to move out. The problem is that she has nowhere to go. She h…