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Three tigers score first career touchdowns in win at Coahoma

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Clarksdale, Miss. – It was a night of firsts for the Northeast Mississippi Community College football program as it reached the midway point of the 2015 campaign. Three players scored their inaugural touchdowns and Greg Davis captured his initial victory as head coach of the Tigers in a 42-14 decision over [Continue Reading]

The Bankhead Bicycle Club is open for business

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

 The sign went up late last week, and tonight the Bankhead Bicycle Club opened for business. Although the opening was not heavily promoted, Frank Vainisi’s new restaurant at 108 West Bankhead did a brisk opening night business. We had supper, and it was one of the smoother first nights for a restaurant [Continue Reading]

Summer road trip, girl style

August 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them ~ Jack Kerouac   You would have thought someone was dying or going overseas to fight a battle in hostile territory, but that was not the case. Not even close. Lilli, my six year old daughter, and I were going on a road trip. [Continue Reading]

Mitch is not a happy (inside) camper

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, this noble looking fella stumbled out of the bushes along the road and fell onto the roadside as a friend of ours was passing by in her car. The rescuer took him to a vet, who said that the dog’s right front foot was broken above the paw, and that he was near death from starvation and [Continue Reading]

Kevin Thornton: been there, wrote about it, sings it

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here in Mississippi, we have the good fortune to have access to a seemingly inexhaustible supply of musicians of all genres. There truly is something for every taste. Back in July we stumbled across Kevin Thornton performing at Gabriel’s in Tupelo, and have kept up with him since then. We knew that he was [Continue Reading]

TRP auditioning actors for one-act plays

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hello, On Sunday afternoon, August 9th, in the Magnolia Room (beside the theater) at the Magnolia Civic Center at 2 PM, the Tallahatchie River Players will hold auditions for the one act play winners from the 2014 William Faulkner Literary Contest. There are 3 roles, 1 male & 1 female in their late teens/early 20s [Continue Reading]

Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market: place to be Saturdays

July 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Biscuits & Jam Market is in full swing this time of the year.  Plan to arrive pretty early on these Saturday mornings if you are “hunting” specific locally grown prizes, as the competition can be stiff. Fresh produce, crafts and delicious homemade food are all to be had on the banks [Continue Reading]

Being in Greece: the upside of travel

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, shortly after returning from a trip to Greece, I wrote about what is more and more becoming the mantra of travelers:  travel by commercial airline is horrible. Thankfully, there are still good experiences to be had “out there.” Greece is a troubled country these days, with crushing debt [Continue Reading]
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