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7 weeks 3 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy King of Sallis announce the marriage of their daughter, Jana Claire, to John Paul Alford on Wednesday, July 16, at 7 p.m. in Camden, at the Cobb Family Farm.   The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jerry Meggs with immediate family in attendance.   Miss King is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert...
7 weeks 3 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Hatcher of Kosciusko announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sheridan Hope Hatcher, to Jeffrey Ralph Mitchell of Starkville.   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gibson of Meridian and Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Hatcher of Nanih Waiya.   The prospective bridegroom...
7 weeks 3 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. David Lance Freeman of Ridgeland are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Miss Erin Leah Freeman to Lucas Mandon 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 granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Cager...
7 weeks 4 days ago
A dream last night about an old Army buddy sparked an idea for this  column. We have not talked in over 20 years, but I think about him often. Doug McGraw and I transitioned out of the Army in early spring 1973. I moved back home that spring and tried to find work so that I could begin the next phase of my life. The phone rang one evening...
7 weeks 4 days ago
Humiliation.   Webster describes this word synonymous with mortification, embarrassment, and shame. I describe it as “Please, earth, open up and swallow me.”   I can remember several times in my life when I have been involved in some of the most embarrassing situations that I really do not care to recall.  However...
8 weeks 5 days ago
For hundreds of youngsters from throughout Mississippi, Attala County has been the destination for spending a portion of their vacations from school. Central Hills Baptist Retreat in the Springdale Community is the attraction and host for a time of Bible study, worship and recreation. “It has been an awesome summer,” said Camp...
8 weeks 5 days ago
Life is messy. The view from the highroad is more scenic, but there are always detours, and I find myself on bumpy roads more than I woud like.  One part of doing right is being kind to Mother Nature’s critters. A good example is when I wrote recently about relocating the chicken snake caught in the nest of the henhouse, instead of...
8 weeks 5 days ago
When I think back to when I was in elementary school, my friends and I would dream about our futures and what we would be. Would we be mamas, doctors, lawyers, would we be married or old maids? We always pictured ourselves as wealthy women because we believed as young girls that our happiness depended on our being affluent.   Why?...
9 weeks 5 days ago
The Mega II Kosciusko High School Reunion for the graduating classes of 1963 and 1966 through 1975 was held on July 12, 2014, at the Attala County Coliseum. Approximately 250 classmates and guests attended.  Several other socials were held in conjunction with the reunion weekend, including reunions of individual classes, KHS Band Director...
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