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Desoto County brothers Atticus Nelson, (2nd from left), a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi, and Walker Sturgeon, (3rd from left), a Ph.D, candidate at the University of Mississippi, visited with Senator Michael McLendon, (left), and Representative Jerry Darnell, on Gifted Day…

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Former Horn Lake and Southaven High School English and Theater teacher Frances McGuffey listens to retired electrician, plumber, stone cutter, and navy radar technician Kyle Cabot of Maine as he reads his poetry. He admitted that the written word is not his main art form choice. He brought a…

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Horn Lake Middle School English teacher Dana Patton shared her parody of Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem "The Raven." It is included in her published book "Poems of Praise and Imagination" that is available on Amazon to benefit the Southaven Care Center that offers free services for people wit…

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Olive Branch Middle School seventh grade student Savannah Heywood (center) shares her poem about reaching for the stars as her mom, fellow poet Jessica Heywood, and poet Dana Patton listen. Her mom is an accounts payable clerk for a trucking company, but both have learned to love both readin…

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First Regional Library was recently honored at the Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference in Meridian. Linda Willis, Assistant Manager of the Southaven Public Library (left) was awarded the Mary Julia Anderson Award (awarded to a library paraprofessional). FRL also received two Pu…

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The Northwest Mississippi Writers Guild held its inaugural meeting on Oct. 1 in Olive Branch. Members so far include (l to r seated) Deborah Bruce Monroe, Jessica Heywood, Savannah Heywood, Pat Carter (Director), (standing l to r) Anita Collins, and Patsy McCrory. 

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The Northwest Mississippi Writers Guild met for the first time on Oct. 1. at the Olive Branch Public Library. The first group members so far include Deborah Bruce Monroe, Jessica Heywood, Savannah Heywood, Pat Carter (Director), Anita Collins, and Patsy McCrory. 

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Cindy Jones shows before and after photos of cleaning the McKay tombstone in Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia, 

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More than 1,000 students graduated from the University of Mississippi in August 2022. Undergraduate and graduate candidates received degrees from the College of Liberal Arts, General Studies and schools of Law, Pharmacy, Journalism and New Media, Engineering, Education, Business Administrati…

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Tanger Memphis team members present Horn Lake Intermediate School with a TangerKids grant check.

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Gold Strike Resort in Tunica celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded $4 million High Limit gaming area with a ribbon-cutting.The resort upgraded its High Limits Room with a fresh look, layout and design. The new 6,600-square-foot elevated gaming experience includes exclusi…