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Local husband and wife martial arts studio owners Justin and Robin Cuellar recently competed in the International Sport Karate Association (ISKA) World Championships in Orlando, Fla.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing ability for their teams in 2017.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in The Star-Herald coverage area and

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing ability for their teams in 2017.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in The Star-Herald coverage area and

Self-defense is not necessarily about beating up someone that has bullied a person; it is mostly about confidence and the will to push on in whatever may come someone’s way. 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing ability for their teams in 2017.

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Born to Run

After being named the Offensive MVP of The Star-Herald All Area team in 2016 after rushing for 1002 yards, Kosciusko senior running back/linebacker Kadarius Banks is ready for the 2017 season.  Motivated by his team’s lack of success in 2016, Banks feels he is stronger, smart

A red bug melody

To all creatures, big or small, and to the two or three readers of my column, I send my greetings and salutations for your unending faithfulness to reading the words that are set before you most weeks in my column.  Many times I just sit down and say to myself, “What in the w

Tiny elbows

Last week I talked about the “nothing-box,” but this week I would like to dive off into the ability to doze off, anywhere.  It came to my attention that I might need to expand a little further into the dozing off phenomena after I watched an advertisement on TV about this poo

Risen to lead Dogs

McAdams High School recently hired Jim Risen to be their next football coach after former head coach Priest Crockett left to take another position in the Metro Jackson area.  Risen, who graduated from Buckatanna High School in 1984 and Southern Mississippi in 1990, comes to t

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