Thursday, July 14, 2005


Fielder’s Choice
By Barry Burleson


My family spent quite a bit of time over the weekend watching The Weather Channel.

We, as most all in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Louisiana, were concerned about the path of Hurricane Dennis.

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Close to Nowhere
By Linda Jones

How hot is it?

It’s hot in Texas! And I may not complain about humidity again for a while either. It’s hard to decide if really dry, really hot heat is worse than humid hot heat.

I love Texas though. The nine and one-half hour drive to my niece’s house in Whitehouse was not a lot of fun though. My darling granddaughters fussed and squabbled the entire way.

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

One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingies...

The members of our church are “getting used” to a new burglar alarm. The old one was disabled by a lightning strike. Not only is the new one cheaper, I do think the sound of the horn is more pleasant — this for the sake of our neighbors who have had to endure their share of “false alarms.”

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New columnist — from “south” Scotland

Due South
By Mark Entwistle
The Southern Reporter
Selkirk, The Borders

(Writer’s Note: With this column, The South Reporter in Holly Springs, Miss., USA, launches a “sister” column from The Southern Reporter, Selkirk, The Borders, Scotland.)

Through many emails and a “telly” conversation from Scotland, Mark Entwistle and I have become regular correspondents, discussing the similiarities and differences in our two “South’s.” There are fewer differences than you’d suspect!

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Letters to the Editor

Teen Challenge:
Dear Editor,

I want to give a hearty thanks to W. A. McMillan for his letter to you “Confused by Board.” I am the previous president of MS Teen Challenge and presently serve as a board member. 

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