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1 week 16 hours ago
Love is in the air and all around us, all the time, but we all seem to feel it more in the month of February. Everybody’s thoughts and surely hearts meander into tender feelings about friends and especially our significant others.   Love is described by Webster as a feeling of strong and constant affection.   My experience...
1 week 1 day ago
The Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary held their 22nd annual Charity Ball Saturday night at the Attala County Coliseum. The 2015 theme was The Black and White Charity Ball.  President Stephanie Holmes started off the presentation of the court by welcoming the crowd and reciting the JA prayer. President Holmes recognized Vice President and...
1 week 1 day ago
A few years ago when our niece Samantha accompanied Jilda and me to San Francisco, she made a profound observation about air travel that I have never forgotten.  She had spent the night before the early-morning flight in our spare bedroom, and she dolled up for the flight. It was her first time to fly, and we could hear the excitement in...
1 week 1 day ago
Do you remember the song, “Short People got no reason…….?”   I always took offense to that song.  All of my adult life I have been 5 feet 2 inches tall, short by all standards.   However, I had to go to the doctor a few weeks ago for my annual six month A1C check-up.  Of course, there sat those...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
Looking back, some of the best times of my life were near the ocean. In the late sixties when Jilda and I first started dating, it was Panama City, Florida. But through the years, we cast our nets wider, in America and abroad. In 1980, I was in Mobile with MaBell putting that city back together after Hurricane Fredrick. Jilda joined me and we...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
Mississippians have come a long long way in the past 50 years.   I can readily remember the civil rights struggles we experienced.  Some of the memories I would rather not bring to mind, but they are entrenched into my memory banks.   I can remember when the court house had bathrooms for the two colors of people and...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
Lindsey Massie, daughter of Jim and Dana Castle of French Camp, and Matt Simmons, son of Robert and Cindy Simmons of French Camp, were married at 7 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2014. The ceremony was held at the Lodge on the campus of French Camp Academy with Rev. Randy Bridges officiating the ceremony. The bride and groom were attended by their...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Patterson of Kosciusko proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Lynn Patterson, to Chad Adam Lessard, son of Mr. Everett Lessard and Mrs. Theresa Flowers of Ocean Springs. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Patterson of Kosciusko and the late Mr. and...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
Lakettia S. Fletcher and Edward A. Fleming are announcing their engagement and plans for marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Darick Allen and Adraine M. Shannon. She is a graduate of Kosciusko High School. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Bernice Fleming and the late John Cal Fleming III. He is a graduate of McAdams High...
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