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Some things can’t be explained, or can they?

By Steve Stricker Columnist Lent, March 2022, ongoing restoration by a team of 50 scientists of the Church ...

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Black History Month: Brave Marine died fighting to the end

By Gene Hays MSgt, USMC (Ret) Vietnam War – U.S. Marine Corps – Medal of Honor – Miguel ...

Lifestyle

Some things never change

By Jan Penton Miller My Papaw, the late William Carroll Palmer, Sr. could strike up a conversation with anyone. ...

Business

PERS casts a long shadow for lawmakers

By Sid Salter Columnist Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann recently identified the long-term financial stability of the Mississippi’s ...

Lifestyle

No cure for regret at memorial service

By Harold Brummett  Denmark Star Route I have heard it said someone cannot miss what they have not ...

Lifestyle

Cofield’s Corner

By John Cofield In 1980 Hollywood came to call on Oxford once again for the filming of a ...

Lifestyle

Simple days, runaway pigs remembered

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Gettin’ old ain’t for sissies!  This has become my mantra in recent years.  As ...

Lifestyle

Much more to lives than etched epithets

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist I’m not a fan of cemeteries and graveyards. I get their purpose. I ...

Lifestyle

Happy Valentine’s Day from a therapist

Lifestyle

A therapist’s Valentine short: ‘What his selfie says about him’

Lifestyle

Mama was an angel then and now

By Judy Davis Guest Columnist You only have one Mama for close to a lifetime. My mother told ...

Lifestyle

Best wishes for Valentines and Ash Wednesday

By Steve Stricker Columnist Writing this last Tuesday, Feb. 6, hero mom, “Gert’s” 111th birthday, my forever Happy ...

Lifestyle

T-shirts help you act your age

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist Some things I like. Some things I don’t.  I like it when I ...

Elections

Presley’s solar venture has interesting political frame

By Sid Salter Columnist Brandon Presley’s new post-election employment in the private sector solar energy business has some ...

Lifestyle

County hobbled by dissolution of voters

By Harold Brummett Star Denmark Route Redistricting has been accomplished and put into practice. The arguments are many ...

Holidays are rarely perfect days

Lifestyle

Broccoli and drumsticks in a cozy magazine

By Bonnie Brown Columnist In case you had any doubt about how many trips around the sun I’ve ...

Lifestyle

A therapist’s Valentine short: ‘No drama? Yeah, right.’

News

A therapist’s Valentine short: ‘When he starts with zero effort’

Lifestyle

A therapist’s Valentine short: ‘When he reveals info too quickly’

News

A therapist’s Valentine short: ‘When he works hard and plays hard’

Lifestyle

Cold rain for the funeral of a warm hero

By Steve Stricker Columnist “CHARLESTON, MO  – Gertrude Cecilia Renaud Stricker, 95, died peacefully at 7:20 p.m. Feb. ...

Lifestyle

Medicaid remains widely misunderstood, partisan issue

By Sid Salter Columnist Discussing Medicaid and the role the program plays or should play in expanding healthcare ...

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