Thursday, March 16, 2006
 

Opinion

Fielder’s Choice
By Barry Burleson

Boo to stall-ball

It was Mississippi high school basketball’s biggest stage.

It was supposed to be the state’s best high school basketball show on display.

The high-flying Holly Springs High School Hawks were in “The Big House” again, going for a third straight Class 3A state championship under the leadership of coach Naylond Hayes.

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Close to Nowhere
By Linda Jones

Pages of Past

While reading through the past issues of The South Reporter Friday and working on the Pages of the Past, I really had a shock!

Right there, in black and white, was the first column I wrote about the impending arrival of my very first grandchild! Can it have been 10 years already?

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

Life in our small town is worthwhile

It was interesting to see Bob Lomenick and the folks at Tyson Drug Store on the CBS News last Monday evening. It is a reminder that so many of the things that we say make life in our small town worthwhile, like our locally-owned pharmacies, grocery stores, hospitals, medical offices, and even churches — are under threat by the relentless trend toward urbanization and mega-corporations. (The interview aired Monday, March 13 on Bob Schieffer’s CBS Evening News.)

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Letters to the Editor

Pride and dignity!:
Dear Editor,

First I give all the glory and thanks to my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for carrying all of us safely to Jackson and back home safely.

I would just like to say to all the Holly High basketball players that we love you all very much, not just for being the best basketball team in the state of Mississippi, but most of all for being the most respectful young men that you all are.

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