Andrew Bryant performing at Proud Larry’s; Great time at Celebration Village

Lisa McNeece

Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant and his Water Liars band will be playing at Proud Larry’s in Oxford this Thursday night.
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Variety of wildlife showing up at our house in the middle of town

Lisa McNeece

My mother, Jo Ann Denley, is continuing to improve at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She has been moved to the rehab part of the hospital which she undergoes physical therapy for most of every day. She fell more than a week ago, fracturing her hip, and had partial hip replacement.

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Addie Claire had lots of questions about Calhoun City football

Lisa McNeece

Since my birthday fell on Friday when we cover high school football, we celebrated a day early at my house.

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Great time visiting San Antonio, Riverwalk, Botannical Gardens

Lisa McNeece

Joel and I left here last Wednesday headed to Texas to the annual National Newspaper Association convention in San Antonio. We usually leave for our trips on Thursday, but have had airline issues the past two years that caused us delays in getting to our destination.

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Reids bring Bruce treasures to The Journal; long wait to try TriBecca well worth it

Lisa McNeece

Visiting The Journal last week were Bruce natives Eddie and Gretchen Heise Reid, who now live in Tulsa.

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Excited to receive April McGreger’s “Sweet Potatoes” book

Lisa McNeece

We got a treat in the mail Monday– a cookbook by Vardaman native April McGreger. Simply titled “Sweet Potatoes,” the cookbook is part of the highly praised Savor The South Series.

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Best pre-game meal found at Anna Beth’s in Pontotoc

Lisa McNeece

Linda Jane Ramage and I had one of our best pre-game meals Friday night in Pontotoc before the Pontotoc/Calhoun City game.

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You have to stand up for the tee-tee dance

Lisa McNeece

It has taken all summer, but granddaughter Ellie Kathryn finally seems to be potty trained.

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Can’t wait for “Gone Girl” and “This is Where I Leave You”

Lisa McNeece

Movies from two of my all time favorite books are coming out in the next month. I read and have re-read “This Is Where I Leave You” by Jonathan Tropper more than a year ago.
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Jimmy Ball finds souce of black elephant ear plant; steam cleaner causes quite a scare

Lisa McNeece

Jimmy Ball, of Calhoun City, sent me a clipping of the black Elephant Ear I had seen at Lake Tiak-O-Khata. The variety is Diamond Head and it is named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
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