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1 week 20 hours ago
People often ask how I come up with column ideas. Back in 2007, it was easy. A zillion ideas floated around in my head like yellow jackets on an apple core in summer, but I have written, tossed or forgotten all those. These days my ideas tend to evolve and if I were paid for all the time I spend writing each one, I would be a wealthy man....
1 week 20 hours ago
I love tea parties.  Since my daughter was a little girl, we have had real as well as pretend tea parties.  I can remember her daddy sitting at her little table drinking cold sweet tea and eating cookies as she entertained.  I have begun to host teas for different groups, my Red Hatters, garden club, birthdays, baby showers,...
2 weeks 15 hours ago
Miss Monica Caroline May, daughter of Steve and Monica May of Eupora, became the bride of Jon Edward Duncan in a late afternoon ceremony held outdoors at the Duncan home place Saturday, May 24, 2014.  The groom is the son of Edward and Traci Duncan, of Kosciusko. Shawn Hardin, youth pastor of the Huntington Street Church of Christ in...
2 weeks 15 hours ago
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chappell Fenwick of Kosciusko are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Julia Lynn Fenwick, to Benjamin Paul Ost, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barton Ost of Indianapolis, Ind.   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Jack and Bertha Fenwick and the late Frank and Doralyn Simpson....
2 weeks 16 hours ago
A back to school event held at Jason Niles Park in Kosciusko Saturday was attended by more than 600 people. The annual Back 2 School Bash, sponsored by Kingdom Life Church, saw its biggest crowd in its six-year history. KLC Pastor Antonio Patterson said the event, which gave backpacks and school supplies to 150 area children, is an outreach...
2 weeks 16 hours ago
There are places in this world that seem magical. The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland, Cathedral Rock in Sedona, and the edge of the Pacific just off Highway 1 near Half Moon Bay in California come to mind. However, there are places like this much closer to home.  Jilda worked late this afternoon, and I had been to a community meeting. On the...
2 weeks 16 hours ago
Boys will be boys, right?  Well, if anyone is an expert, if there can be an expert, it would be me.  I raised two of my own and now I enjoy 10 grandsons, no little girls in the crew.  Of course, they like to spit, do little devilish pranks, ride four wheelers way too fast, fight with their brothers, and lots of impish things to...
2 weeks 6 days ago
A group from Springdale Baptist Church has returned from a mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. The group worked with on-site missionary Jeff Holman and wife Leisa. He is a former youth minister at First Baptist Church of Kosciusko. During the week they conducted Bible Schools and parenting classes. They ministered at an orphanage and at Mountain...
2 weeks 6 days ago
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy King of Sallis announce the marriage of their daughter, Jana Claire, to John Paul Alford on Wednesday, July 16, at 7 p.m. in Camden, at the Cobb Family Farm.   The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jerry Meggs with immediate family in attendance.   Miss King is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert...
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