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2 hours 10 min ago
Late one evening last February, my wife Jilda and I heard scratching at the front door. We both looked up from our reading to listen. “There it is again,” Jilda said. The watch on my wrist showed 9:30 p.m. Stepping to the windows by the door, I flipped the porch light on and looked out. Nothing.  The outside thermometer read...
2 hours 14 min ago
Nice warm weather brings outside activities gloriously played out in walks, rides through the countryside and for me, riding a four-wheeler for the first time in my life.   I have always watched as the others in my family scurried off on their treks throughout the pastures and trails behind our log house, patiently waiting for the...
8 hours 26 min ago
8 hours 32 min ago
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Chamblee of Kosciusko and Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Moore of Sebastopol are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Dakota Brooke Chamblee, to Michael Jake King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Daniel Trussell of Kosciusko and Mr. and Mrs. Mandon King of Houston, Texas. The bride-elect is the...
8 hours 34 min ago
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Meacham of Brandon and Mrs. Melinda Meacham of Kosciusko proudly announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Karly Blake Meacham, to Trey Lawrence Culpepper, son of Mr. Terry Culpepper and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Schweitzer of Kosciusko.          The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jean...
8 hours 51 min ago
Editor’s note: The Star-Herald proofreader Beverly Casteel caught the error Rick Watson is writing about this week. The error he spotted in his column last week was in another newspaper.   I hope my high school English teacher did not read last week’s column. If she did, I can expect her to “slap me nakid and hide my...
8 hours 55 min ago
Love is in the air and all around us, all the time, but we all seem to feel it more in the month of February. Everybody’s thoughts and surely hearts meander into tender feelings about friends and especially our significant others.   Love is described by Webster as a feeling of strong and constant affection.   My experience...
1 day 8 hours ago
The Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary held their 22nd annual Charity Ball Saturday night at the Attala County Coliseum. The 2015 theme was The Black and White Charity Ball.  President Stephanie Holmes started off the presentation of the court by welcoming the crowd and reciting the JA prayer. President Holmes recognized Vice President and...
1 day 9 hours ago
A few years ago when our niece Samantha accompanied Jilda and me to San Francisco, she made a profound observation about air travel that I have never forgotten.  She had spent the night before the early-morning flight in our spare bedroom, and she dolled up for the flight. It was her first time to fly, and we could hear the excitement in...
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