Living

3 days 2 hours ago
My wife Jilda wrote a poignant blog post about training wheels this week. Her blog, entitled Transformation Information, is about embracing life changes. The inspiration for her entry was when our great nephew Jordan learned to ride a bicycle without training wheels. The sheer joy on his face with those first few feet of freedom made my heart...
3 days 6 hours ago
I was born and raised a city girl.  The only thing I knew about country living was learned during the few weeks I stayed with my grandmother during the summers.   We harvested from her garden and I learned to cook. They had a cow.  She was milked twice a day. The milk was put into an icebox and some of it churned into...
3 days 6 hours ago
3 days 20 hours ago
Late one evening last February, my wife Jilda and I heard scratching at the front door. We both looked up from our reading to listen. “There it is again,” Jilda said. The watch on my wrist showed 9:30 p.m. Stepping to the windows by the door, I flipped the porch light on and looked out. Nothing.  The outside thermometer read...
3 days 20 hours ago
Nice warm weather brings outside activities gloriously played out in walks, rides through the countryside and for me, riding a four-wheeler for the first time in my life.   I have always watched as the others in my family scurried off on their treks throughout the pastures and trails behind our log house, patiently waiting for the...
4 days 2 hours ago
4 days 2 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Chamblee of Kosciusko and Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Moore of Sebastopol are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Dakota Brooke Chamblee, to Michael Jake King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Daniel Trussell of Kosciusko and Mr. and Mrs. Mandon King of Houston, Texas. The bride-elect is the...
4 days 2 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Meacham of Brandon and Mrs. Melinda Meacham of Kosciusko proudly announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Karly Blake Meacham, to Trey Lawrence Culpepper, son of Mr. Terry Culpepper and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Schweitzer of Kosciusko.          The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jean...
4 days 3 hours ago
Editor’s note: The Star-Herald proofreader Beverly Casteel caught the error Rick Watson is writing about this week. The error he spotted in his column last week was in another newspaper.   I hope my high school English teacher did not read last week’s column. If she did, I can expect her to “slap me nakid and hide my...
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