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Community saddened by passings last week, Mt. Olivet News

“June is bustin’ out all over…” is a very catchy tune and wonderful song by Rogers and Hammerstein II from the screenplay musical Carousel, and ... Read more

4 days ago by Donna Traywick.

How accurate are these old wives tales?

Muffler Shop Musings by Ricky Swindle Howdy, friends! Well, I received my second dose of the Moderna vaccine this past Sunday at the Batesville Civic ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff reports.

Collateral damage part of having armed citizenry

By John Howell, Sr. Publisher Emeritus We are still waiting for authorities to sort out who shot who during a weekend shootout at a popular ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff reports.

With love, the ‘bad’ child is changed

By Jan Penton-Miller Panolian Columnist The heavy scent of gardenias filled my nostrils as I stood in the crooked line meandering around the side of ... Read more

1 week ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Remembering the ‘Midnight Train’ and watching birds

Mt. Olivet News Here is a quote from Shakespeare that is appropriate for the past 10 days all around our lovely Panola County: “One touch ... Read more

1 week ago by Donna Traywick.

I’ve seen the light and it’s expensive

By Ricky Swindle Muffler Shop Musings Howdy, friends! As far as Snowmagedden 2021, I hate to tell you shivering, power on, power off and water ... Read more

1 week ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Nothing to show for a week of cold and snow

Today’s Special The sun is shining through the windows (highlighting the dust), temps are pleasant and the snow is almost gone after the great ’21 ... Read more

1 week ago by Peggy Walker, R.D..

Not worried about Biden’s ‘gun control’ proposals

By Thomas L. Knapp In a column last November, I dismissed worries that the incoming Biden/Harris administration would — or, rather, could — successfully implement ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Legislators grappling with marijuana taxation

By John Howell, Sr. Publisher Emeritus The current wrangling in the Mississippi Legislature about how to deal with voter approval of legal medical marijuana sales ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Angels in masks were a special blessing

Wow! We Mississippians are not used to this. It’s beautiful but scary. I’m warm at home, but I feel for my family and friends who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Donna Traywick.

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