Sixty-eight years ago, tanks were Lane Dickson’s enemy – more specifically German tanks. He was “Pioneer” of the Mine Platoon with the 38th infantry whose mission was to destroy enemy tanks. They were near Berg, Belgium, in the winter of 1944 when Private First Class Dickson, despite a withering barrage of enemy artillery raining down upon him, fought his way through to a critical road block carrying 40-pounds of communication wire.
Chickenbone Fire Department responded to a call of a combine on fire in the Mt. Moriah Community Wednesday afternoon.
June 3, 2004 – Regaining one’s appetite is not an easy task. It began slowly a few weeks ago with the aid of some kind of bottled high protein drink like you see in all the health food sections of grocery stores—Boost, Ensure, etc.
Memorial Day for me is very much the same every year, but it never gets old. Dozens of American flags waving in the breeze on the Bruce and Calhoun City squares. Hal Reese Jr. playing “Taps.” The placing of the wreath on the veterans’ monument on the Calhoun City Square. A 21-gun salute from the local National Guard members. Scanning the long list of names on the Bruce monument. The releasing of balloons at Pryor Memorial Funeral Home.
I don’t know who was more excited about the Southern Miss groom’s cakes– my husband Joel or the groom– at the wedding of Rebecca Beckett and Chad King this weekend.
STARKVILLE – Perhaps more than any two sets of numbers, the conventional political wisdom is that the national average price of gas and the nation’s unemployment rate will have much to do with the outcome of the presidential election and future control of Congress.
The Bruce baseball program is seeking donations to help pay for state championship rings for the 2012 Trojans.
A group of grabblers from Calhoun and Pontotoc counties recently got a 65 lb. Flathead at Grenada Lake.
Dot Hardin’s peanut butter cookie recipe goes back to her school days, 1954-57. “It is my favorite cookie recipe. It was used in our school cafeteria, and I helped clean up the kitchen, so I got a few leftovers! My dear neighbor, Earline White, was manager of our cafeteria.”