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7 weeks 1 day ago
I have been in a love affair for most of my life. I started out younger than most, but I understood at a tender age the power of the attraction.   Before you start thinking that old Rick has lost his marbles, let me explain that my love affair is with coffee. I remember one cool December morning when I was about five years old. I had...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Growing up in Kosciusko, many of us are familiar with Munson’s Crossing. It is located at the end of Knox Road, a few yards from where the Old Moose Lodge stood.   Churches had hayrides that would end there with a bonfire and wiener roasts, families enjoyed picnics and even some young “adventurers” were asked to leave...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Cierra Vontrice Wilder and Michael Jamal Griffin Jr. are announcing their engagement and plans for marriage. She is the daughter of Marcus Cole and Brenda Wilder of Sallis, and he is the son of Michael and Carla Griffin of Kosciusko. The couple will exchange vows on Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. at Delydia Hill M.B. Church. All friends and relatives are...
8 weeks 1 day ago
8 weeks 1 day ago
Approximately 300 people converged on the square in downtown Kosciusko Thursday evening to celebrate homecoming at Kosciusko High School with a fashion show and pep rally. The fashion show, which included items from 10 area merchants, featured 19 models, incluing the KHS Homecoming Court.
8 weeks 1 day ago
There are things we give that will outlive us. This train of thought pulled into my mental terminal a few weeks ago while sitting on the back deck watching our great nephew Jordan play. His mom had to work late and his Nana had a doctor's appointment, so I picked him up at school.   I asked him if he had eaten. "Only a little...
8 weeks 1 day ago
I have told you about the old Strain House that my grandfather, on my Price side, lived in when I was young.  It was an old civil war home and in the day time, quite neglected, but in the dark of night it was completely frightening (this was a pre-Civil War homestead). At my young age, it looked many years older than the hundred or so...
9 weeks 17 hours ago
FRENCH CAMP — Change came Saturday for the annual Harvest Festival at French Camp with the move of all activities to the downtown Historic District adjacent to the Natchez Trace Parkway. Crowds gathered on the grounds surrounding the Log Cabin where syrup making, entertainment, pony rides, offerings of food and other events were in...
9 weeks 18 hours ago
It is funny what I remember from childhood. Some memories are fuzzy, but others are as vivid as an Imax movie that comes rushing back at a sound or smell.  This morning was chilly, so slipping on a sweater seemed the wise thing to do as I stepped down for the morning paper. I involuntarily shivered for the first time this fall. On the...
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