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Resolutions

By STAN BEALL,

Happy New Year, ladies and gents and my one reader grabbing a free read while eating a turkey leg at the Kangaroo Crossing.  Hope this new year finds you all with high hopes about things that are yet to come and hopefully we can all keep our resolutions.


Curveballs

By STAN BEALL,

Again, here is a shout out to all two of my column readers…your faithfulness to my little soap box has not gone unnoticed.  Thank you for reading and thank you for, well, reading.  I can’t guarantee that you will be better informed or anything of that nature after giving up a






Egg Bowl aftermath

By STAN BEALL,

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4 SEC) came into the Egg Bowl against Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 SEC) as heavy favorites, only to suffer a 31-28 loss to the Rebels.  The Bulldogs won the toss at deferred and within 39 seconds, trailed Ole Miss 7-0.  The Rebels scored on a Jord


Egg Bowl memories

By STAN BEALL,

Believe me when I say this: nothing is ever a given in the Egg Bowl…nothing.  Prognosticators can pick who they think will win all they want, but the game rarely turns out how it was predicted and I have a few memories from the 20 plus Egg Bowls that I have attended in Jackso






Making time

By STAN BEALL,

How many times have you looked at your watch (iPhone) today to see what time it was?  Did you take into account that the seconds you waste looking at the time you could be doing something productive?  No?  Neither did I; what’s up with that?  I quit wearing a watch about 10 y


Just let them play ball

By STAN BEALL,

A quick disclaimer before I go any further with this column…it is not about you, so please do not think I am directing it at anyone in particular, which I probably am, but still, it is probably not about you.  I cover sports on all fronts for our small hometown newspaper and


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Lessi Mallett, 87, of Kosciusko, MS, passed away May 12, 2018 at her residence.

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