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Job Corps trains workforce

Job Corps trains workforce Part 1: Careers Available By Ashley Crutcher The Finch-Henry Job Corps Center is a world all its own providing quality workforce skills for which local employers are looking. The Job Corps provides a lot of opportunities for youth to further their education or develop a skill into a career. “I’m always…

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It’s Friday

Stay busy on rainy days Rain, rain, go away…. please. Goodness, the rainiest February on record. Luckily, we’ve not had any flooding at our house, we’re on high ground. Some streets and neighborhoods in Jackson did flood, schools were canceled one day, and there were some flooded areas in the Tennessee River basin. I so…

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It’s Friday! Things got heated last weekend

It’s Friday! Things got heated last weekend By Peggy Walker, R.D. Spring’s coming. I felt it! DW and I took a road trip last week South. It was raining. I left wearing a scarf, socks and boots, and raincoat. The raincoat came off long before a stop at Vaiden. And before we left Jackson, the…

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It’s Friday

Get to know the Madison Family James Madison was our fourth president, serving two terms from 1809 – 1817. He was a small, quiet intellectual man. But more importantly, he is remembered as the father of the Constitution. Mr. Madison wrote the famous document’s first draft and the foundation of the Bill of Rights. He…

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Artists to show abstract art at NWCC

Artists to show abstract art at NWCC By Ashley Crutcher Artists come from all walks of life and go on to create some of the most dazzling, jaw dropping and intriguing pieces of work for the world to admire. Sharon McConnell-Dickerson, also known as the “Blind Artist” of Como, and Terri Massey of Senatobia are…

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It’s Friday

Hugs, Kisses and  Hot Chocolate Warm, comforting, delicious, creamy, soothing, consoling, calming, heartening, relaxing. Hot chocolate. The perfect Valentine’s concoction for your beloved. Chocolate: food for the gods, from long ago on the banks of the Amazon River where cocoa beans grew. That’s why store shelves are stocked full of heart shaped boxes of chocolate…

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It’s Friday

Stock up for magic soup If you’re headed to the grocery store this weekend, stocking up for another round of wintery weather, which is always a good idea, put tomato soup on your list. Tomato soup is a winter go-to meal at our house. Cheap and easy and warm. My mother served tomato soup too.…

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It’s Friday! Another favorite thing or two

It’s Friday! Another favorite thing or two On an extra cold morning last week, I was looking out the breakfast room window and realized that I had another favorite thing. Number 11. The birds were flitting around, frantically eating sunflower seeds in the artic-like weather. That was good for there weren’t any birds here to…

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It’s Friday

Add variety to meals in 2018: try white pepper Greetings friends, it’s Friday, the first of the new year! All day Monday I was thinking about this article. I had already decided to write about white pepper for this week, so as usual, I worked on it in my head before I sat down after…

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It’s Friday

Top ten list includes favorites old and new Peggy’s Top Ten Favorite Things: 1.Watching a Christmas movie in bed with a 4-year old grandchild. 2. An old dog. He loves me so. I’m so thankful for his 12+ years of total devotion to our family. 3. The Sound of Music, live! The movie mesmerized me…

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