A little over six years ago our “surprise child” was born.
One of my thoughts back then, which seems like yesterday, was “wow, I will have a senior in high school and a first-grader the same year.”
Close to Nowhere
Graduations and birthdays
It’s been a busy week! Saturday, we celebrated Gremlin’s 10th birthday (which was actually Sunday).
Her mom, big sister, Uncle Dennis and I took her to the Memphis Zoo for the day.
I love the zoo when the weather is good, but during the summer, I’d just as soon take a beating as walk around on that concrete in that heat!
Letter to the Editor
Thank you is not enough:
To the citizens of Benton, Marshall, Tippah and Chickasaw counties:
I am Laurie Pierpont, the mayor of Snow Lake Shores.
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
Timothy Hardaway, 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
Mitch Swann, Army, Iraq
Stephnie Taylor, Air Force, Iraq
Lynwood Turner, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Charles Weathersby, Marines, Iraq
Supporting Our Troops
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