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 The autumn season has arrived in Hurricane and a drive down Hwy. 346 has the farms neatly mown with the large hay bales harvested in neat row…

“That’s not the way my daddy would have done it!” I’ve said those words, sometimes audibly when I’ve gone to our mailbox to check for mail. Mo…

What was happening at the end of an era known as the “Gilded Age” in the old hamlet of Esperanza (Hurricane)in 1886 as this period in history …

I’ve smelled some wonderfully aromatic perfumes, and some roses have a fragrance that is absolutely captivating. Yet - I don’t know any aroma …

It’s finally fall y’all. Those in Hurricane and in the neighboring communities as well are doing their end-of-summer lawn and garden chores. A…

For someone just walking into my office and seeing it on the wall, it would suggest that my age was making some aggressive inroads to my brain…

The harvest season is right on schedule in Hurricane as the “Harvest Moon” was ushered in on Sept. 10 and the fall equinox will be the officia…

 It’s happened more than once. You would think that I would learn by now! I’ve stood in our closet and selected an outfit for the day, put it …

The misty clouds like we had enjoyed watching skim the mountains and valleys of North Carolina joined me in our vehicle on our way home from B…

 We are leaving a memorable trip to North Carolina with a new appreciation for this mountainous state. It’s not just that the state can boast …

Lou and Nicole McQuary and Audrey Wigington visited with Yvette Simpson August 14-16 in Ocean Springs. The first day they arrived, Audrey and …

As autumn approaches in Hurricane, I thought of the storm systems that often hit our hamlet with tropical winds and rains and spawning tornado…

A brief break from “the dog days of summer” followed the end of that hottest part of the season on Aug. 11 as sporadic, rain showers and a few…

There was cause for reflection – much reflection. The words describing a faraway place in conditions I had never even imagined were hard to re…

 There are certain choruses and mini-worship songs that have burrowed deep into my memory over the decades. I was humming one this week as I w…

Traveling to California last week during the first week of August with the oldest two ‘grandarlins’ was an experience that will be treasured f…

The prison ministry continues to be a rewarding experience and investment. Even though the numbers of yellow suits that represent the new, non…

Last week Mississippi’s “Giant House Party at the Neshoba Fair” was the summer’s elite event of hospitality for the entire state as the foundi…

   Ouch! I’ve said it for several days – anytime I’ve bumped my right pointer finger on something rough that touched it. Let me offer a little…

Chris, Danellle, Christopher, and Dayla Brennan drove to San Diego, Calif. to attend the funeral of Chris' dad, Orin Brennan, 81, on Monday, J…

There have been numerous heat advisory warnings in North Mississippi during July; so that’s been the major topic for conversation in Hurricane…

Abbie McQuary attended Law Camp at the Lee County Justice Center from July 18-21. Nicole McLaughlin was over it and Judge Jacqueline Mask Play…

Some might consider me deprived for having grown through childhood without a park playground and city pool. That would be a wasted considerati…

Macedonia Baptist had a lively week at Spark Studios VBS last week. The stage decorations were phenomenal. Bro John Stuckey and Johnny Knighto…

Driving along Shady Grove Road, I noticed brightly colored signs stating that “I scream” and then that “you scream” that captured my attention…

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