Living

5 weeks 2 days ago
My Grandmother had a big cedar chest sitting in front of an old blue plaid couch resting against the back wall of her front room/bedroom.  It was about three feet wide and five feet long and the delightful smell of fresh cut cedar permeated the room when it was opened.   She called this her hope chest from her girlhood and after she...
6 weeks 2 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brooks of Kosciusko announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jasmine Raniece Harris, to Anderius Cortez De’Sean Speight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Speight of Kosciusko. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bennie Gene Harris Sr. of Carthage and the late Johnnie Mae Harris and Louvicy Brooks of...
6 weeks 2 days ago
Katherine Grace Terry and Adam Garrett Horlock were united in marriage on the evening of December 28, 2013, at Broadmoor Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Raymond Terry, Jr. of Madison.  Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Maris of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Terry of Kosciusko. Parents...
6 weeks 2 days ago
Participants in the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program were treated to a performance by the Mississippi Puppet Arts Theatre under the direction of Peter Zapletal. The theatre is part of the Mississippi Arts Commission artist roster. Zapletal, who is a graduate of the Academy of the Performing Arts in Prague, travels across the United...
6 weeks 2 days ago
Breakfast is my favorite meal. That is not to say that I do not love hamburgers, fish, steak, pork chops, vegetables, fruit, grains and most breads, but the aroma of frying bacon can rouse me from a deep sleep. The only two things I do not like are tripe (made from a cow’s stomach) and fish bait (sushi, calamari, anchovies, and all that...
6 weeks 2 days ago
Well, it is summer time, folks, and time for vacations!   I am always so excited to go to new places and not have to do old things (wash dishes, cook, clean, etc.) for a while.   We always and forever have disagreed where we will go.  My husband wants to go south; I want to go north.  I do not like the sand invading...
7 weeks 2 days ago
7 weeks 2 days ago
Sheila Fratesi Dickard of Greenwood and Richard Paul Dickard Sr. of Tchula announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Rebecca Dickard, to Nathaniel England Upchurch of Brandon. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha Howard Fratesi of Greenwood and the late Dominic Fratesi and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wenzell...
7 weeks 2 days ago
I have read that high-school students have ringtones set to very high frequencies so that older teachers can not hear the cell phones ring. Another cruel trick that time plays is a sound that only older people can hear. It is the sound of life rushing by. I can hear it as I type these words. Something that seems to come more frequently with...
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