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11 weeks 13 hours ago
After battling The Stomach Virus of 2013 and emerging victorious, I have spent the last two weeks battling my seven-year-old’s asthma. We have driven all over the state of Mississippi, chasing her allergist from office to office like Thelma and Louise, minus the convertible.  Emma is an excellent patient and even in the middle of a...
11 weeks 14 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Allen Warrington, Sr. of Kosciusko announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie Elizabeth, to Joshua Wayne Fleming of Jackson, son of Mrs. Juanita Fleming Brown and the late Mr. Gerald “Gary” Wayne Fleming of New Site. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Myrleen Boudousquie of Hattiesburg, the late...
11 weeks 14 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. David Sharp of Meridian and Mr. and Mrs. Joey Pinkard of Vaiden announce the engagement of their daughter, Sera Beth, to Jeremy Brandon Briggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Briggs of Porterville.  The wedding will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. at Circle M Plantation in Macon.  Sera Beth is the granddaughter...
12 weeks 14 hours ago
My husband and I have traveled to several states and out of the country a few times.  Every time we go where people do not know me he always tells me, “Let me do the talking, okay?” He does not say it because I am illiterate but because I have such a notable Mississippi twang that nobody understands me.   Well, I am...
12 weeks 14 hours ago
The mention of the word heaven brings up images in everyone’s heads. When we ask people to describe what heaven looks like, most of those images would be quite different. Some rely on the descriptions in the Good Book with its pearly gates and streets of gold, but others hold a more modernistic view. I am not here to debate it one way...
12 weeks 14 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. David Cobb of Kosciusko are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Cassandra Kayelynn Cobb, to C.J. Moore, son of Christy Moore and Chad Moore of Grenada. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Barnes, Mr. and Mrs. Grady Cobb and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Poole all of Carthage. Miss Cobb is a...
12 weeks 14 hours ago
Shelbi Britton Irby of Madison and Donald Franklin Moore III of Milford, Michigan, were united in marriage Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Walt Disney World Wedding Pavilion in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, where their fairy tale romance began two years earlier.  Shelbi is the daughter of Charles “Deacon” and Ona Irby of Madison...
13 weeks 15 hours ago
“What if” is a term I am accustomed to hearing and saying.  During the years I spent in graduate school, we constantly asked “what if,” when evaluating potential strengths and weaknesses of a business proposition.  Then there is the age-old question: What if I won the lottery and suddenly had $100 million to...
13 weeks 15 hours ago
As I sit here in front of my computer to write my column for this week, my mind wanders to all the things in my memory reservoirs. My mind and my direction this week has been trained to remembrances of the past year. 2013 – Just to say the numbers reminds us of unlucky 13?   I, for one, have never really believed in luck. I...
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