Family of photographers doesn’t help when shooting Christmas card picture

Lisa McNeece

You would think in a family of photographers that taking pictures for a Christmas card would be no big deal. But throw in a dog and a child who doesn’t want to have her picture made, and you have quite the challenge.
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Enjoying Sweet Potato Banquet with Addi Claire

Lisa McNeece

With Joel out of town last weekend, granddaughter Addi Claire was my date for the Sweet Potato Banquet Saturday night. Addi Claire will be 7 in December.
Her favorite part of the banquet was the display table of sweet potato creations for the Imagination Contest and the poster winners.
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Christmas trees, like decorating pumpkins, a once a year kind-of-thing

Lisa McNeece

The rain really dampened the crowd at the Calhoun City-East Union football game Saturday night and also the Sweet Potato Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday.
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Scooby Doo and Peppa Pig were the new jack-o-lanterns at our house

Lisa McNeece

Why I only carve pumpkins once a year- it’s a big mess. However I carved a Scooby Doo face on a pumpkin for Addi Claire and a Peppa Pig for Ellie Kathryn last week.
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Appreciate Gale Denley honor from Good Ole Boys; Halloween not like it used to be

Lisa McNeece

We were very appreciative that my dad, Gale Denley, was honored at the meeting of the Good Ole Boys last week.
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Interesting finds looking through MPA archives at Mississippi State

Lisa McNeece

On a recent Thursday afternoon, I met Mississippi Press Association Executive Director Layne Bruce at the Mississippi State University Library where we were doing some research in the press association papers which are stored there.
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Ready to try out my first cast iron skillet

Lisa McNeece

Recently, Addi Claire and I were going over her amazing words for 1st grade homework when we came across the word “habitat.”
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Nice visit to St. Louis, despite scare from Ellie Kathryn

Lisa McNeece

Last week, Joel and I went to St. Louis on our annual fall National Newspaper Association convention. [Read more...]

Second leg on Tanglefoot Trail just as nice as the first

Lisa McNeece

Joel and I went back on the Tanglefoot Trail this weekend, but picked a shorter route which suited me much better.
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Eddie Wood serves up good advice on Tanglefoot Trail

Lisa McNeece

Several called and emailed me last week to share their experiences on the Tanglefoot Trail, but my favorite was from Eddie Wood, workforce development coordinator at the WIN job center.
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