Weekend full of activities
It was indeed a “Southern weekend” – a festival, barbecue, baseball and even some softball, too.
Friday night, Pam and I drove to Ashland for dinner at the Mississippi SpringFest, the annual festival there.
Close to Nowhere
Memories for Memorial Day
Memorial Day makes me sad in a good kind of way. Like most of us, I’ve lost a lot of family and friends. I’m finding though, as I get older and not a bit wiser, that I get a lot of joy from remembering good things about those whom have gone on.
The Preacher’s Corner
‘Your presence is needed today’
Church time last Sunday found me in New Orleans, having given my own congregation a “vacation day.” I stayed at a nice B & B, and was enjoying a nice week “playing tourist” in the Crescent City.
Wicker honors next great generation of American patriots
By U.S. Senator
In observance of Memorial Day, communities and organizations across Mississippi are holding ceremonies to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Report from the U.S. House
National Small Business Week
Recognizing the contributions of small businesses to the economy
This week is National Small Business Week, a time when we recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of America, and the special impact made by outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Please take time to remember our local “heroes” who are serving in war zones around the world.Houston Brimmage, National Guard, Iraq
Shanika Buffington, National Guard, Iraq
John Davis, Army, Iraq
John Westley Day, National Guard, Iraq
Battle Ewing, Army, 2nd tour, Afghanistan
Charles Fairbairn, Army, Iraq; now in Afghanistan
George Frank Frayser, Army, 4th tour, Iraq
Shane Fortner, National Guard, Iraq
Wayne Gowland, Army, Iraq
Jarod Grimes, Army, Iraq
Mark Holland, National Guard, Iraq
Tyler Holmes, Army, Iraq
Lee (Brandon) Hutchens, Marines, Iraq
Sammie Ivy, National Guard, Iraq
Jason Janicki, Army, Iraq
Barry Lester, National Guard, Iraq
LaVandes Lester, Marines, Iraq
Tanya Martin, Air Force, Iraq
Matthew McArthur, Marines, Iraq
Jessie Mills, National Guard, Iraq
Chad Minor, Air Force
Deidra Olive, National Guard, Iraq
Chadwick (Chad) Phillips, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Robert Weston Pittman, Army, Iraq
Scott Poff, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Deron Randolph, Marines, Iraq
Darryl Wayne Ricks, National Guard, Iraq
Cody Sanderson, Air Force, Iraq
John Snow, Army, toured two times in Iraq; now serving his second tour in Afghanistan
Mitch Swann, Army, Iraq
Stewart Skelton, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Landon Tucker, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Chauncy Turnage, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Clebin Walker, Army, Iraq
Supporting Our Troops
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