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9 weeks 8 hours ago
How is it that machines instinctively know the absolute worse time to break down? I think they have a type of mechanical intelligence that we humans can not comprehend. We have out-of-town company coming tomorrow, and our air conditioner decided to take vacation. On Monday morning, I was in the yard tending to our new baby chicks when I...
9 weeks 8 hours ago
As you prepared for the 4th of July, you just knew you were doing it in honor of Independence Day as you decorated with red, white, and blue, shot firecrackers for beautiful light demonstrations.  Well, you were wrong.   You were doing all of the extraordinary things to celebrate my daughter’s birthday!  She was born...
10 weeks 2 hours ago
More than 150 children celebrated the end of the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program with a Fun Day held at the Attala County Coliseum on July 2.   Children were entertained with bounce houses, a slide, face painting and refreshments.  One of the highlights of Fun Day was spending tokens. Children who turned in their...
10 weeks 2 hours ago
July was ushered in with a Salute to the Military and Kosy Pops Concert last Tuesday at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. Special recognition was given to World War II veterans at the annual event sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. Following presentation of colors by members of the Mississippi National Guard and pledge to the...
10 weeks 3 hours ago
The cold winter, followed by spring monsoons, teamed up to help me form some new habits. Had they been good ones, I would be as happy as a clam in a gin and tonic, but the habits I developed were only suitable for slugs.  The habit of walking each morning was the first casualty, but the list is long and slothful. At first, I could not...
10 weeks 3 hours ago
Oh my, the life of a farmer’s wife. I never in a million years thought I would even utter those words until about 10 years ago.   My husband was born on a farm, grew up on a farm, and never lost the yearning to become a “gentleman farmer.” I, on the other hand, never had the desire. I was born a city girl and I love...
10 weeks 6 days ago
FRENCH CAMP — There is probably only one place where a youngster can experience being a Super Hero, travel around the world and celebrate Christmas all within one week.  The 160 campers spending the week at Camp of the Rising Son on the campus of French Camp Academy enjoyed one of those experiences as each week is designated for a...
10 weeks 6 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Willie F. Cleveland of Kosciusko proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Monique Cleveland, to Christon Dowde Winters, son of Ms. Latoya Clark and the late Robert Winters of Kosciusko. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. Hannah Sr. of Kosciusko and Mrs....
10 weeks 6 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. William N. LaForge of Cleveland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Drouin LaForge, to Miguel Pelon Solano, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Pelon Solano, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Clements, all of Chesapeake, Va.  Ms. LaForge is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubert J. Davidson, Sr....
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