Williamson celebrates 101 years

Mrs. Ruth Beemon Williamson was honored with a party on the occasion of her 101st birthday. It was held on July 27 at her parents’ old home place in Little Rock and hosted by the current owner of the home, Ms. Mary E. Beemon Eleuterius. Forty-two of her friends and family gathered for food and fellowship to honor Ruth.

Union Community News: Cherishing our roots: A history of Union


Many people may think Union began as a railroad town during the early to mid-1800s. Union, however, did not build a railroad until 1905. For the better part of a century, Union did not have a train or any railroads. Union was a small town built around the Old Jackson to Montgomery Road that ran across the South.

Flaky tomato and mozzarella tart

Serves 4

All-purpose flour, for the work surface

1⁄2 sheet frozen puff pastry (one-quarter of a 17.3-ounce package) thawed

1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes,

halved if large

1⁄4 pound mozzarella, grated (1 cup)

1 tablespoon olive oil

Kosher salt and black pepper

Sweeten dinner with fresh fruit

The tastes of summer are often amplified by fresh, regional produce. Peaches are a classic warm-weather fruit that provide just the right amount of sweetness to a variety of dishes. While it’s easy to pigeonhole peaches into breakfasts and desserts, they’re equally at home in more savory dishes.



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