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Lightning bugs in a jar

By Jan Penton Guest Columnist The colorful lights of fireflies winked and blinked as afternoon shadows gave way to dusk.  Mamaw and Papaw’s Neshoba County ... Read more

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Can you find a missing diamond in a bale of hay?

By Donna Traywick Mt. Olivet News I was so surprised a couple of weeks ago when I turned on the Today Show to see a ... Read more

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This day, five years later, and the lessons of grief

Today’s Special I have a small 4-wheeled garden scooter that was my mother’s. When she moved to assisted living, I brought it to my house. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Peggy Walker, R.D..

Medical marijuana initiative bad idea for state

By Phil Bryant Guest Columnist There’s a $14 billion dollar industry that wants to sell their product in Mississippi. It’s backed by powerful and wealthy ... Read more

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Doing my part with a mask on

Today’s Special This mask isn’t going to get the best of me. I’m not particularly fond of wearing one…it’s hot, confusing, inconvenient, uncomfortable, not exactly ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Peggy Walker, R.D..

Greens don’t need soap and perfume

Eureka Columnist As children, we were expected to eat what mama had cooked – no exceptions. It didn’t matter if you didn’t like it, you ... Read more

1 month ago by Pam Bock.

Riding down memory lane on the ice truck

Mt. Olivet News After The Panolian ran the article about Jim Jones, the self-styled veterinarian in the 1940-60s, I received a call from Billy Downs ... Read more

1 month ago by Donna Traywick.

Gun raffle, Civitan Day here again

By Ricky Swindle Muffler Shop Musings Howdy, friends! My two oldest Grand Heathens started back to school last week and they are a glad pair. ... Read more

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Some people are too casual with their masks

Mt. Olivet News I have observed how casual some people are about their face masks. They lay them around so casually, then put them on ... Read more

1 month ago by Donna Traywick.

Tips of the trade shared again & peach ice cream

By Peggy Walker, R.D. Today’s Special Call them what you will…memes, hacks, helps, or tips, I’m sharing a few again. I still prefer to call ... Read more

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

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