Wonderful history shared on Countiss house

Lisa McNeece

Bettye Bennett Speed, of Stevensville, MD, sent us an email Thursday after seeing The Journal’s online photos of the historic Countiss house fire last Tuesday.
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Not much fun in moving

Lisa McNeece

Finally, rain. I had really gotten tired of watering every single day, and some of my plants were starting to look stressed.
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Saddened by passing of Gayle Bullard’s dog “Bud”

Lisa McNeece

I was so sad to hear of the passing of Gayle Bullard’s Yellow Lab “Bud” on Thursday.

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Big afternoon for Addie Claire, but hard for Grana to let go

Lisa McNeece

Six-year-old granddaughter Addi Claire had quite the triumphant weekend as she mastered riding her bike without training wheels.
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Photos sought for past mayors of Bruce

Lisa McNeece

Among new exhibits underway at the Bruce Museum is a compilation of photos of former Bruce Mayors.

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Ruined a good pair of shoes, but got five Ole Miss cedar rounds

Lisa McNeece

Saturday night Joel and I joined Mississippi Press Assn. friends at the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy Legacy Award Dinner.

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J.C. Scott’s World War II fascinating scrapbook now headed to museum in New Orleans

Lisa McNeece

My earliest memories of my great uncle J.C. Scott were at the Standard Service Station and Bait Shop that he and my grandfather M.I. Scott owned in downtown Macon, Ms.

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A great day in Memphis and then back to Oxford for Leo Welch

Lisa McNeece

Joel and I started our day Saturday at Clear Creek MB Church just outside of Oxford for a funeral visitation. We were there to visit long time Mississippi Press Association staffer Andrea Ross for the services of her mother Emma Holman.

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Getting around paving; Don Ball has unique scarecrow

Lisa McNeece

With the resurfacing of the Bruce square going on, the side roads have been getting a lot of traffic. Although you can get around the square (one lane), parking is limited in some places and not available in others. Work started Monday morning.
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Newseum was highlight of trip to Washington, D.C.

Lisa McNeece

Joel and I picked a good weekend to be out of town. When we left here Wednesday morning, the town water was off and apparently, it rained here the entire time we were gone.

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