- Abuzzing in the beehive: New health club coming
- Texas magazine features Kosy man Kosciusko native Alvin Loewenberg was recently featured in an edition of “Lifetime Living,” a publication for the residents and friends of Morningside Ministries of San Antonio, Texas. He serves as president of Morningside Ministries (MM), a not-for-profit, faith-based organization that owns and operates 286 independent living apartments, 128 assisted living apartments and 387 nursing beds on three campuses.
Bloomers open house set for Friday
Bloomers, on the west side of the square, will host an open house on Friday, 3-5:30 p.m. The full-service florist/gift shop is now under the ownership of brother and sister Terry Overstreet and Don Moore.
Overstreet retired three years ago after 30 years as a Social Security claims representative, and Moore was a backup pit manager at the Pearl River Resort for 10 years. They bought the business from Sherry Roebuck. Ruby Moore is still floral designer.
Patterson wins an ACE award, jewel to be in N.Y. competition
Jimmy Patterson of Patterson Jewelers in Kosciusko won best overall design for a pendant he made and displayed at the Mississippi Jewelers Association Convention at the Pearl River Resort June 10-12.
The handmade 18-karat yellow gold diamond blue enamel pendant won the ACE (Achieving Creative Excellence) award, which is given each year to recognize jewelry designers within the MJA membership.
The pendant will represent the MJA at the Jewelers of America Affiliate Design Competition in New York in January.
Star-Herald wins awards in state contest
BILOXI — The Star-Herald won awards in eight of the 22 categories it entered in the Mississippi Press Associations Better Newspaper Contest.
Competing in the division with large weeklies (circulation of more than 4,000), the paper finished third in the Community Service category for its efforts in helping rally support for a toy drive for the children of Waveland at Christmas.
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- What’s abuzz in the beehive
- Gov. Barbour speaks at small-business summit in Washington, D.C. In a passionate speech here today to members of the National Federation of Independent Business, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recounted how far his state has rebounded from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Barbour’s remarks were made at NFIB’s Small-Business Summit, which is being attended by more than 500 hundred small-business owners and activists from across the country.