Living

13 weeks 5 days 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...
14 weeks 4 days 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...
14 weeks 4 days 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...
14 weeks 4 days ago
I realize that life is full of changes.     As I watched the transformation of the old A & A Grocery store building as it was uncovered from the many facades it has held throughout the years, I was reminded of the Saturday afternoons my friends and I would saunter around the court square.  I am not sure what our exact...
15 weeks 5 days ago
Attala County 4-H Pets in the Park took prizes following judging at the Thursday afternoon pet parade at Jason Niles Park. The show was coordinated by Becky Hamilton and Taylor Casey, 4-H leaders with the MSU Extension Service. Anna Austin, FCS/4-H Agent in Montgomery County, served as judge. As the entry fee each pet owner donated an item...
15 weeks 5 days ago
It is late in the third quarter of my life, and it has finally dawned on me that someday is today. Someday is a catchall word used flippantly. It is a time we will not find on any calendar. “Yes, we’ll go to Paris someday.” Or maybe, “I’m going back to school to finish my degree someday.” But when is someday...
15 weeks 5 days ago
My friend and I were visiting and began to talk about the things we really enjoyed in our lives.  I love first born puppies.   I was babysitting my daughter’s Boston Bulldog, Rosalind Lee, Rosie for short, just before she gave birth to her first litter of puppies. They were a cross-breed of dachshund and bulldog.  As I...
15 weeks 5 days ago
Lana and Don Davis and Dean and Cindy Ramage, formerly of Kosciusko, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Meagan Ramage, to George Michael Calvi, son of Carlo and Julie Calvi of Yonkers, N.Y. The future bride is a 2010 graduate of Jackson Academy in Jackson and recently graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing...
15 weeks 5 days ago
David and Melissa McElroy of Vaiden announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea LouAnn McElroy, to Dustin Michael Huggins, son of Johnny and Melanie Huggins of Vaiden. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frances Minshew and the late Wendell Minshew of Singleton and the late Carl and Cathleen McElroy of Vaiden. The prospective...
Syndicate content