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Make sure Santa knows your sizes

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist The countdown to Christmas is in full swing, and I’m an enormous fan. ...

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Christmas Eve Star of ‘69 forever remembered

By Steve Stricker Columnist   True story – exactly as I experienced it that night…. It was Christmas ...

Holidays are rarely perfect days

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Holidays are rarely perfect days

By Bonnie Brown Columnist “Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day, I’ve got a wonderful ...

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Investing in relationships

By Jan Penton Miller Columnist My favorite eldest son stopped by for coffee and breakfast this morning. He ...

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Grannie Time

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist The world knew her as Lillie Louise Williams Ferguson. Or Bob Ferguson’s wife. ...

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Wisdom from the garden

By Jan Penton-Miller Columnist My garden center runs have been frequent and exciting for this gardener’s heart. Anne, ...

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Pickering, Scalia and the unicorns of bipartisanship

By Sid Salter Columnist STARKVILLE – A fascinating facet of last week’s dedication of the papers of federal ...

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The Creative Economy and Rural Communities

By Wayne Andrews Columnist The creative economy is a rapidly growing sector of the economy that includes a ...

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Planting now for tomato ritual later

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route The weather has warmed and cooled and warmed and gotten cold and ...

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Blessings abound even on a Monday

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist Mondays are not often highly regarded in our society. We’ve all heard the ...

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Resilience on display all across our state

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Last week’s storms certainly demonstrated to us all how quickly everything can change in ...

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Oxford infrastructure projects presented in D.C.

By Robyn Tannehill Guest Columnist It was an honor to represent our community in Washington, DC this week. ...

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Perfect black box found; Vatican offers explanation

By Steve Stricker Columnist On Palm Sunday 2017, after years of restoration by a team of 50 scientists, ...

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Forever thankful for mean parents

By Les Ferguson, Jr. My parents were mean. I know I’m not the only person who has ever ...

Garden/Outdoors

Boggy areas have good plant potential

By Felder Rushing Choosing and growing plants in normal conditions is challenging enough to hobby gardeners and home ...

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Will inflation spur elimination of grocery tax?

By Sid Salter STARKVILLE — François-Marie Arouet – known by his literary nom de plume Voltaire – was ...

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Book Review: Demon or superhero? Rise or fall?

By Susan Mah Like Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction or Trevor Noah’s Born A Crime Barbara Kingsolver’s Demon Copperhead ...

Opinion

Fiddle-Dee-Dee Is this spring?

By Jan Penton Miller With sub-freezing temperatures expected for the first day of spring I took all the ...

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SBA Mississippi celebrates Black History Month

By Janita R Stewart District Director SBA Mississippi District Office Since 1976, the month of February has been ...

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Thinking hard about who is middle class

By Bonnie Brown There are many definitions of social class in the United States: upper class, new money, ...

Columns

Need ideas for the Big Game? Look here!

By Kara Kimbrough As host or guest, it’s time to get ready for the biggest football game of ...

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Waiting to walk the streets of Bakersfield

By Ricky Swindle Howdy, friends! As the saying goes, the best laid plans of mice and men. I’ve ...

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