Living

12 weeks 1 day ago
I have spent a great deal of time near water these last few days. There is something about waning light at summer’s end, or maybe it is something deeper that I do not yet understand, but I am drawn there. Driving by without pulling in for a few moments is not an option for me. Like today, Jilda had worked hard on projects that had...
12 weeks 1 day ago
Changing seasons brings about the transformation of greens to golds, reds, yellows, and so many colors in between.   As I sit on my back porch at the Circle S, I look out over the vast pasturelands and I can readily see these changes.   The grass has slowed its growing time; the flowers of summer are beginning to look tired and...
13 weeks 2 hours ago
Cool temperatures provided the perfect weather for the annual Big Black River Festival and Runs in West last Saturday. Art, music, food, were among highlights. Arts and crafts booths lined both sides of Highway 51, through the Town of West for the annual event.  The day also served as a time of homecoming and visits with friends and...
13 weeks 1 day ago
A service of worship celebrating and blessing the marriage of Laura Elaine Goldman and Corbin Gage Stewart was held at two o’clock in the afternoon on July 12, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Prattville, Ala.  The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Michael Ball and Dr. Scotty Goldman.  The service was made complete with beautiful...
13 weeks 1 day ago
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Loy Morris of Canton announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Elizabeth Morris, to Michael Ted Boler, Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Ted Boler, Sr., of Greenwood.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Barnett Phillips of Canton, and Mrs. James Arthur Morris and the late Mr....
13 weeks 1 day ago
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Daniels of Kosciusko announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Martha Ann Daniels, to Scott Reeves Shackelford II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee “Jay” Shackelford of Benton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. J.D. Phillips of Kosciusko.  She is a 2006 graduate of French Camp Academy and a...
13 weeks 1 day ago
Have you had a chance to see Big Red Band this year? They are as magnificent as ever.  I was in Big Red, and all my children enjoyed their time in this organization.  I had one child, my oldest son, who really relished his seven years of playing drums. Actually, he was very good at it and acquired a full scholarship to Ole Miss...
13 weeks 1 day ago
It became apparent yesterday that I have taken the art of procrastination to a new level, one usually only occupied by people dreading to pay income tax or men who must go shopping for window treatments. I waited until I could hear the deadline whizzing toward me before I sat down to write my column for this week. Even then, I felt compelled...
14 weeks 1 hour ago
Downtown Kosciusko has a new beauty spot, the Pocket Park on East Jefferson Street. Two burned out buildings have been transformed into a perfect place for having a sack lunch or brief time to relax when the weather permits. Main Street is responsible for the transformation under the leadership of its president, G.G. Holmes. The Pocket Park is...
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