Thursday, June 9, 2005


Fielder’s Choice
By Barry Burleson


There are lots of good things happening. A few weeks ago the Industrial Development Authority announced that Excel would open a new 700,000 square foot facility in the Chickasaw Trail Economic Development Area of Marshall County. The facility will support the company’s contract logistics business and create approximately 60 new warehouse jobs.

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Close to Nowhere
By Linda Jones

Roses and cornbread

Mammaw’s funeral was perfect. I’m quite sure she was looking down at us Thursday and saying “Yes, that’s exactly what I wanted.” There was laughter amidst the tears and the church was packed. The flowers were beautiful and her granddaughter Amanda and her best friend sang “Beulah Land;” along with other wonderful music by friends and loved ones.

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The Preacher’s Corner
By Rev. Dr. Milton Winter

“It’s two minutes after and service has not begun”

Some people make a fetish of being on time, others do not seem to be ruled by an internal clock. My congregation includes both sorts of people; our attendance can double during the first hymn.

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Letters to the Editor

PIM thank you:
Dear Editor,

To all employees that have worked for Plastics Industry of Mississippi (PIM), Mulay Plastics of Mississippi, Lighthouse/Holly Springs Plastics:

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for the support that you have given me over the last 33 years of operation.

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