If you missed eating a corn dog at the fair, here's a good substitute that uses Oscar Mayer hot dogs, on sale at Giant Mart this week for $1.49.
Servings - approx 20 mini muffins Servings size - 1 mini muffin Points plus per svg - 2 points+
Calories - 79, Total Fat - 3.2g, Carb. - 11.3g, Protein - 2.1g, Fiber - 0g
1-8.5 oz. box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/3 cup skim milk
1 TBS honey
4 Oscar Mayer Hot dogs, each cut into 5 pieces (on sale at Giant Mart for only $1.49)
1. Spray the wells of a mini muffin pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. In a med bowl, combine the mix, egg, honey and skim milk. Allow to sit for 3 - 4 min. Stir batter.
3. Fill each mini muffin well with about 1/2 TBS batter. Place a piece of hot dog into each well, pressing in.
4. Top each hot dog with about a tsp. of batter, covering hot dog.
5. Bake in oven for 10 - 15 min. or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pan for 5 min. before removing to platter.
Several high profile cases are on the superior court docket to be heard Wednesday at 9 a.m. with Judge Tommy Wilson on the bench.
A local woman charged with bashing her three month old daughter against a headboard when she would not go to sleep back in March, 2014 is on the calendar. At issue is a pretrial conference to review the clinical psychological evaluation ordered by the court for Linda Jessica Gunn.
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The LCMS Lady Trojans open district playoff action today when they host Carver Road Middle School of Spalding County. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. at Aldora Field. The Lady Trojans enter the playoffs as the #1 seed from their side of the district. They will also host a second round game here Thursday at 5 p.m.
LCMS closed out regular season play Friday with a 9-7 win over Gray Station. In their 10 region games, the Lady Trojans went undefeated and outscored opponents 110 - 24.
The champion Lady Trojans are (front, l-r) Kaitlin Cherry, Taylor Turner, Carissa Thompson, (back, l-r) Ryla Traylor, Kelyse Harris, Tionna Thomas, Jamizayah Banks, Brinkley Yevak, Cayla Bishop, Issys Foster, Trinity Fuller, Ava Smith and Kaylee Horne.
The Lamar County Trojans (5-2, 2-0) took care of business at Macon's Thompson Stadium Friday night as they outclassed the NE Macon Raiders (0-7, 0-2) 29-0..
Realtime scoring from the game was provided by Walter Geiger.
The Lamar County Lady Trojans swept a doubleheader with Early County Wednesday night at Aldora Field to advance to the second round of the GHSA Class AA state softball playoffs. The Lady Bobcats were eliminated from postseason competition.
Lamar won the first game 9-1 and cruised to a 12-2 victory in the nightcap.
In its long sports history, Lamar County High School had never won a region championship in softball but that changed last Thursday when the Lady Trojans edged out the Bleckley County Lady Royals 3-2 in Cochran.
Fastpitch softball had long attracted athletes in surrounding counties - Pike, in particular - but LC is catching up and catching up fast. The varsity team is laden with young talent and the undefeated middle school team promises to feed more high level players to the varsity in the coming years.
Many of these girls have honed their talent at the local recreation department and then moved on to club teams that play challenging travel schedules.
Oddly, the championship was decided with just one, mustwin game while the semifinals consisted of best of three series with Monticello that was played here. Region coaches chose that format.
The Lady Trojans split a Tuesday doubleheader with the Lady Canes then closed out the series with a Wednesday win.
I’m writing these words on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – the day that some “Christian” online group that I had never heard of before they got a little publicity this week – says will be the day the world ends. You’re reading these words on or after Tuesday, October 13, 2015, which means that they got it wrong. That’s no big surprise, given that all of the other – and there have been a lot of them – individuals and groups who made such predictions before them, also got it wrong.
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Merrill Smith Jr., son of Milner residents Mattie and Merrill Smith Sr., was elected to the board of The International Association of Official Human Rights Agency of Washington, D.C. during their recent meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Advance voting in the upcoming Barnesville municipal election got underway Monday.
Registered voters may cast ballots daily through Oct. 30 at the elections board office in the county annex on Thomaston Street. This is the old T Street Barracks building. The office is open daily from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
There are two contested races on city ballots.
Incumbent mayor Peter Banks is facing a challenge from political newcomer Wanda Sumners Brothers while incumbent ward three councilman Sammie Shropshire is being challenged by Dorothy Carter.
The four appeared at a candidates forum last week that attracted 57 attendees to the civic center.
For more information on advance voting, call the elections office at 770-358-5235.
The Lamar Lady Trojans, coached by Jessica Evans and Dana Hutto, topped the Lady Royals of Bleckley County 3-2 in Cochran Oct. 8 to clinch the Region 4AA fast pitch softball title.
Lamar hosts Early County today in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs Doublehear games will be played at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Aldora Field. Tickets are $7 as set by GHSA rule.
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