April 10, 2008
I’d never seen or experienced such a wide range of emotions Thursday night and Friday morning.
Close to Nowhere
• It’s all my fault. I knew better than to watch the Memphis Tigers game Monday night.
It was my fault in 1973 also, when Gene Bartow was coaching the Memphis Tigers. I didn’t watch a single game in the tournament, until the last one. I watched that last game and they lost.
The Preacher’s Corner
Fourth grade was more than 40 years ago...
All of us owe gratitude to those in our past who shaped us as persons. But it is difficult, I think, for most of us to find words to thank them. I write this week with special reference to the teachers we have admired — teachers for whom we may have been difficult students but for whom, as the years have passed, our respect has grown, and to whom the opportunity in this life may have passed to say thanks.
Letters to the Editor
Miracle on Cuba Street:On Thursday evening (just before dark) April 3, an explosion rocked the City of Holly Springs when a home owned by Joe Elliott exploded, causing massive damage to life and property. With this explosion three adults were injured and an infant baby girl (Olandrea Chenelle Elliott) was trapped in the rubbish of the home.
Please take time to remember our local “heroes” who are serving in war zones around the world. If you’d like to add a name to this list, please contact The South Reporter, attn. Linda Jones, P.O. Box 278, Holly Springs, MS 38635; 662-252-4261; or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgJames Marcus Anthony, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Mark W. Clark II, Army, Iraq
Battle Ewing, Army, Iraq
Lee (Brandon) Hutchens, Marines, Iraq
George Frank Frayser, Army, 3rd tour, Iraq
Charles Fairbairn, Army, Iraq, ’05-06; now in Afghanistan
Brandon W. Freeman, National Guard, Iraq
Jarod Grimes, Army, Iraq
Henry A. Jones, Army, Iraq
Donnie Kirksey, Marines, Iraq
Kelvin O. Luse, Marines, 2nd tour, Iraq
Matthew McArthur, Marines, Iraq
Michael McClatchy, Army, Iraq
George Merritt, Marines, Iraq
Chad Minor, Air Corps Intelligence, Iraq
William D. Payton Jr., Air Force, Kuwait
Chadwick (Chad) Phillips, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Deron Randolph, Marines, Iraq
Ben Rogers, Army Ranger, Iraq
John Snow, Army, 2 tours Iraq, now in Afghanistan
Charles (Will) Stanback, National Guard, Iraq
Stephnie Taylor, Air Force, Iraq
Lynwood Turner, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Charles Weathersby, Marines, Iraq
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