Mary Byrd, 95

Mary E. Byrd, 95, of Holland, Mich., passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Resthaven Care Center following a long illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Mississippi to Geneva and B.B. Hall Sr. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at […]

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Leonard Rosser, 90

Leonard Dexter Rosser, 90, of Germantown, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. He was born on May 18, 1923, in Belmont. He graduated from Belmont High School. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, serving in the Philippines and New Guinea. Upon returning from the war, […]

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Super-Couponing Tips

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too. Here’s how. Coupon conundrum By Jill Cataldo CTW Features The fine print on a coupon can be a little confusing. There’s a lot of legalese, and some of the terms may even seem contradictory. Need help understanding the terminology of […]

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Anna Jeter and Nikolai Morschakov

Honored Russian ballet performer is guest artist at New Albany Ballet

New Albany School of Ballet Director Justine Stewart said the school was pleased to serve as host to Nikolai Morschakov of Russia, while he worked as a guest artist teaching ballet technique and partnering to the New Albany Ballet Company students. Morschakov graduated with honors from the Saratov State Choreographic Academy, Russia in 1995. Immediately […]

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Sarasota eats

By Dr. Linda Mitchell I’m in sunny Florida waiting for Princess Mitchell to make her appearance. This is our first girl and the first of the three to be late arriving. The wait isn’t too hard when you have sunny days, beaches, boats and a four-year-old to entertain you. No worries, Jackson and I are […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Sherman Alderman Wayne Bullock and his wife Diane, Alderman Dianne Jolly, and Alderman Martha Swindle attended the Pontotoc County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Association’s annual awards banquet Tuesday evening, June 18, at the FBC fellowship hall. Sherman has two residents – Flo Rogers and Dianne Jolly – that are members […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary On Friday, June 14, Ginger, Stephen, and Wesley Harrell; Emily and Julie Canoy; Shirley and James Shirley; Susan, Ben, and Kellie McClelland; Angela, Jimmy, Jacob, Savannah, and CJ Shirley; and Brandi, Kevin, Jon Collier, and Reed Cooper enjoyed a vacation at the Caribe Resort in Orange Beach. It was a beautiful resort […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker, 419-5842 It’s magnolia time in Mississippi. Also the fragrance of the gardenias adds to the mixture on a breezy, summer day. Local produce stands are advertising squash, tomatoes, and strawberries. Plums, blackberries, and blueberries are also being shared by neighbors. All of the rain this past spring has the farming in Mud […]

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Supporting your team

Mississippi State’s magical run toward a coveted national championship ended Tuesday night in an 8-0 loss to UCLA. In short, State just couldn’t execute the way they had all through the regional, super regional, and College World Series. By the way, UCLA did execute and used the field, wind, and every opportunity to their advantage […]

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Batching and broken glasses

It’s my wife’s fault that I broke my glasses. That’s what I think. Of course, Jenny doesn’t agree. (You were pretty sure she wouldn’t, weren’t you?) She says she was 475 miles away in northern Kentucky at the time. Well, she was actually. But it’s still her fault. It all started 10 days ago when […]

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