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Entergy Mississippi has awarded DeSoto County Business Women (DCBW) a $1,000 grant for their scholarship fund. Each year the scholarship is awarded through a fund set up with the Community Foundation of North Mississippi. It is given to a non-traditional female student seeking to re-enter th…

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The Hernando area chapter of PEO International, a women's organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to women of all ages and backgrounds, recently presented Lauren Bedell, a Southaven High School graduate, with a $1,000 scholarship. She is joined by her parents, Thorn and…

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The nose is a the receptacle for many objects stuffed in there by little squirts — mostly little boys who have no “couth” whatsoever. Their goal in life is to embarrass, mystify and generally gross out parents and all bystanders. The more the merrier. It’s their job and they take it seriously.

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Olive Branch High School Art Student Hannah Cobb won Best of Show Thursday evening, April 25, at the Olive Branch Arts Council’s annual Young at Art Student Art Exhibition held at Northcentral Electric Power Association.  

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For the past two decades my body weight has fluctuated substantially, up and down, gaining and losing, in both directions. It’s nothing I’m proud of, but it’s also not something I worry too much about. My personal physician stays on my case about dropping poundage (as he should) and— save th…

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Bill and Lisa Lent and Todd Ullman, all of Cobleskill, New York, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Nicole Ullman of Memphis, Tennessee, to Justin Newman of Memphis. He is the son of Ray and Lori Newman of Olive Branch.

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Years ago, when I first came to Tuscany, I wrote a few columns about how this area reminded me of home. It spoke to me like no other country or region in Europe. Life in Tuscany moves slower, just like life in the American South. The people seem to stop and enjoy the simple things. Tuscans, …

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Years ago, when I first came to Tuscany, I wrote a few columns about how this area reminded me of home. It spoke to me like no other country or region in Europe. Life in Tuscany moves slower, just like life in the American South. The people seem to stop and enjoy the simple things. Tuscans, …

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My wife doesn’t believe in expiration dates. Seriously, she thinks that the “use by” date on a package or carton is merely a suggestion. Last week I found a can of vegetables in the back of the pantry that had expired during the Clinton administration.

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My son eats too fast. He likely acquired that habit from his old man. I don’t know from whom I inherited my speed eating. It’s nothing I’m proud of, and in social settings I try my best to slow down. Though my son has one eating speed— full fork ahead.

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This year’s DeSoto’s Best effort to find the best in DeSoto County was culminated with a festive event at the Gin at Nesbit, celebrating the winners in the nearly 200 different categories.

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William and Deborah Grote of Austin, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Hailey Grote to Charlie Davidson of San Antonio, Texas, son of  Charles and Betty Davidson of Hernndo.

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The restaurant business is a harsh mistress. She is brutal on your mental and physical health, and very demanding of your time and resources. Yet I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else. I love what I do.

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi attracted a large response for its annual Crystal Ball 2019 fundraiser event Saturday at the Arena at Southaven. Community Service Awards and the Star of Hope Award to author/journalist Jesse Holland were part of the gala, which was themed, “…

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