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2 weeks 6 days ago
The cold winter, followed by spring monsoons, teamed up to help me form some new habits. Had they been good ones, I would be as happy as a clam in a gin and tonic, but the habits I developed were only suitable for slugs.  The habit of walking each morning was the first casualty, but the list is long and slothful. At first, I could not...
2 weeks 6 days ago
Oh my, the life of a farmer’s wife. I never in a million years thought I would even utter those words until about 10 years ago.   My husband was born on a farm, grew up on a farm, and never lost the yearning to become a “gentleman farmer.” I, on the other hand, never had the desire. I was born a city girl and I love...
3 weeks 5 days ago
FRENCH CAMP — There is probably only one place where a youngster can experience being a Super Hero, travel around the world and celebrate Christmas all within one week.  The 160 campers spending the week at Camp of the Rising Son on the campus of French Camp Academy enjoyed one of those experiences as each week is designated for a...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Willie F. Cleveland of Kosciusko proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Monique Cleveland, to Christon Dowde Winters, son of Ms. Latoya Clark and the late Robert Winters of Kosciusko. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. Hannah Sr. of Kosciusko and Mrs....
3 weeks 5 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. William N. LaForge of Cleveland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Drouin LaForge, to Miguel Pelon Solano, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Pelon Solano, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Clements, all of Chesapeake, Va.  Ms. LaForge is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubert J. Davidson, Sr....
3 weeks 5 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Shaoming Chen of Fuzhou, Fujiah, China, announce the engagement of their daughter, Yan “Annie” Chen, to Zachery Tyler Branch, son of Raiford and Vickie Branch of Smithdale.  The prospective bridegroom to be is the grandson James Malone and Shelby Malone of Kosciusko; Julius C. Tyler, Sr. of Kosciusko; and the late...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Bill and Ginny Allen of Gainesville, Fla., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda, to Charlie Burchfield, son of Randy and Sharon Burchfield of Kosciusko.  Amanda is the granddaughter of Theo and Arta Allen of Alachua, Fla. and the late Buren and Anzonetta Brice of Bronson, Fla. ...
3 weeks 5 days ago
I have unquestionably decided that women (including myself) will go as far as needed and pay as much as it cost to have their hair colored, cut, and styled. The only thing that compares to this obsession in men is golf.   I am sure some of you who are friends of mine on Facebook saw the picture of me that my daughter posted last week....
3 weeks 5 days ago
One thing I have learned through the years is that farming is not for wimps. In the scheme of things, our farm is tiny, but it still takes a lot of work. We have chickens, dogs, a small orchard, a nice garden and an impressive collection of Japanese Beetles, cutworms and other vermin. It is a constant battle, but it is worth it. Each year we...
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