Dear Dr. Morris: The holidays are approaching and that means stress for most people. I’ve read up on how to avoid and control stress but am looking for something boiled down, a few guidelines to simplify.

When I was a kid and Christmastime rolled around, Lizzie Horn Elementary School was abuzz with excitement. There were rooms to be decorated, parties to be planned, carols to be practiced, names to be drawn for the exchanging of gifts. And to ice that already delicious cake – the anticipation…

FULTON – Fulton Community Volunteers will host a Holiday Tablescapes Tour of Homes on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Hummingbirds fly south when the weather turns cooler and winter is on the horizon, but what about the honey bee? Ever wonder what goes on inside the hives when cold winds and dropping temperatures kill the native wildflowers and garden blossoms?

It is somewhat serendipitous that the Earth Lady’s column should coincide with the birthday of Sir Winston Churchill for she is an unabashed, devotee of this remarkable, historical figure who saved the world for democracy. During World War II when Great Britain stood alone against Nazi tyran…

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It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and most of us already have our menus planned, groceries bought and pies and cakes baked and ready to be sliced. Now it’s time for us to put our feet up and relax a little bit with some Turkey Day trivia.

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TUPELO • Way back in 1978, Joe Walsh’s song “Life’s Been Good” became an instant hit. Recounting the highs and lows of rock ‘n’ roll stardom, Walsh crooned, “I can’t complain but sometimes I still do/ Life’s been good to me so far.”

When I was a kid, I loved art. People would look at the things I had drawn or painted – a pen-and-ink wagon wheel against a sagging barbed-wire fence or a pastel island sunset with birds in flight – and they’d say, “That’s great.” So I suppose you might say I was a great artist.

A wonderful way to display your favorite decorative objects is to make beautiful tabletop arrangements with them. Great displays create a scene, tell a story, act as a focal point and make delightful decorating statements. Follow these guidelines to make charming vignettes to complement your décor.

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The Physicians' HOPE fund recently donated the funds to purchase a power lift to help patients with limited mobility access the pool at the North Mississippi Medical Center Wellness Center. 

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NASHVILLE – Guitarist, songwriter, singer, producer – and Mississippi boy – Mac McAnally went home a winner Wednesday night, as he usually does when he leaves the Country Music Association Awards.

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TUPELO • The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear – and that’s exactly what the cast of Pied Piper Players’ latest production will be doing this weekend.