Most kids don’t grow up dreaming of becoming a coroner. Jerry Fleming sure didn’t.
Taylor Haire loves the competition, Chelsea Tillman thrives on becoming a leader and Julien Jennings cherishes the opportunity to be more involved in his top passion – music.
“I grew up watching the old Perry Mason reruns and thought that was a neat profession,” said Calhoun County Public Defender Kevin Howe. “It was kind of unusual though, because I always liked the prosecution side, and years later I’m doing criminal defense. Life doesn’t always turn out exactly like you think it will.”
When the Thompson sisters get together, it’s going to result in a good time. And they have a lot of good times.
It’s Friday night at D.L. Harrison Field, also known as “The Boneyard.” The Wildcats are getting fired up in the tunnel preparing to charge on to the field, and Barry Black is getting fired up in the press box.
For nearly 70 years, people have been finding treasures at the rummage sale hosted by the Methodist Women from Bruce United Methodist Church.
If it involves sweet potatoes, Benny Graves is probably nearby. The long time secretary of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council lives and breathes the crop.
Estha Mae Parker was practically born with a guitar in her hand. “I remember as soon as my hand would reach around that guitar neck my mother taught me the chords, and my brother Eldrege taught me to play with him on the fiddle,” Estha Mae said.
The first day of school is only two weeks away, but that’s two weeks too long for new Bruce Elementary Principal Jeff Patton.
Barry Cannon would never describe a deployment as easy, but his most recent tour with the Mississippi National Guard’s 858th to Afghanistan was much different from his previous missions.