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Practicing safe gardening measures

By Felder Rushing Do you practice safe gardening? One of my basic techniques for protecting me and my garden just saved me from forever headaches ... Read more

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The full view of downed trees

By Ronnie Michel As I looked at the trees and limbs scattered by Hurricane Ida, I was immediately grateful none fell on my roof. (Wind-tossed ... Read more

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Celebrate the first cool front of the season

By Skip Rigney I believe we should have a local holiday each fall the day after the passage of our first significant cool front of ... Read more

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September Marks Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

By Wendy Bailey Mississippi Department of Mental Health Executive Director (Jackson, Mississippi) – Now more than ever, it is important that Mississippians be there for one ... Read more

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We’ve done it again! Another adventure of a lifetime!

By David Freeze Another big notch gets carved in my gunbelt! Ranking as one of the two hardest solo cycling adventures yet, right there with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Counting my blessings after Ida

Jan Miller Penton The air seems to be super charged when a tropical system enters the Gulf. We all go running from store to store ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Late summer weather continues in Ida’s wake

By Skip Rigney Hurricane Ida dealt Pearl River County a glancing blow as the storm’s inner core passed well to our west across Louisiana. The ... Read more

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It’s hard to be stoic at heart

By Felder Rushing Though the summer garden is still going full tilt, I felt a cool waft of Autumn the other morning, just enough to ... Read more

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Fully connected to the power of God

By Ronnie Michel My husband Michael intercepted my walk to the garbage can. I held a cordless vacuum I loved (Well, as much as you ... Read more

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Another strong day leaves just two remaining

By David Freeze For the first time, I slept from the time I lay down last night until the 5:15 alarm this morning. And my ... Read more

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