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The children of Paul Joseph Correro and Sandra Billingslea Correro of Greenwood announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 11.

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It’s true, the old adage that gardening is good for us, and one of the upsides of COVID-19-related restrictions is that I’ve had ample opportunity to give it more practice.

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Each home on a North Greenwood street is proudly displaying an American flag for this Fourth of July holiday.

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My son turned 35 years old this week. It seems like yesterday that we were bringing him home from the hospital. When we arrived home, our friends and family had decorated our yard with signs welcoming “Baby Steven” to the world.

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I frequently get asked questions about why I live in Greenwood. One particular interaction stands out.

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We will soon mark our country’s birthday. Americans will celebrate with parades, fireworks and barbecues. Friends and family will gather to share and be thankful for the many freedoms we enjoy.

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Deborah Harris’ Delta Girls is an organization she’s had on her heart for five years.

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I write a lot about the four-generation family women who influenced my gardening approach, but haven’t given enough props to my dad’s mom, a prim garden club flower judge who instilled an appreciation for striving for ideals. Her books of blue ribbons were proof that attention to detail and …

Imagine you live in New York or Chicago, and every morning you take the train or subway on your commute to work. How would you want to spend that time?

For bibliophiles, there’s nothing better than sitting poolside during the summer months and cracking open a new book.

Amy and Michael Hollingsworth of Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ellis of Carrollton are pleased to announce the marriage of Dakota Gabrielle Hollingsworth to Logan Christopher Ellis.

A Mississippi Valley State University student has been named as a prestigious David L. Boren Scholar, earning the opportunity to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests.

Two local community organizations are now planning to purchase much-needed supplies thanks to a generous donation from Mississippi Valley State University and American Honda through its Honda Campus All-Star Challenge.

With a name like Morgan Stanley, there might be some expectations about him being a financially savvy person, considering there’s also a major U.S.-based global investment bank with the same name.

Dang it. I just discovered a young tree seedling in my garden that will sooner or later have to be cut down, but it seems wrong, maybe unpatriotic, to do it.

For 16 years, Delta Council has honored two exemplary students from each of the high schools throughout the 19-county Mississippi Delta region, including public, parochial and private schools, at its annual meeting.

Everyone has felt the pain of being left out. Maybe it was a birthday party or a sleepover that you didn’t get invited to in grade school. Perhaps you didn’t get asked to sit at a particular table at lunch, or no one asked you to a high school dance.

Nettie Favara has been growing daylilies for about 15 years.

As I write this week’s column, I am looking at a precious sight. My granddaughter and several of her friends are swimming in our pool. They are laughing and giggling, stopping for snacks, and enjoying each other’s company. It is Leila Rose’s 10th birthday.

This week’s emails included some real doozies, from an unusual problem with poison ivy to what kind of plant do I want to reincarnate as to whatever it is that Imogene Fitch wants me to do.

Zacchaeus Campbell Jr. hasn’t found a Lego set that he can’t build.

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy D. McNeer II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carter Elizabeth McNeer, to James Clayton Perry of Greenwood.

Are the concrete chicken, big urn and homemade toadstools in my garden antiques, heirlooms or just old? Not too many folks get bogged down in semantics, but there are subtle differences in those terms.

One thing that I frequently hear in conversations with clients is a fear that they might be acting outside of God’s will.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Leflore County, several sewing enthusiasts stepped up and used their skills to fill a need.

Kathryn “Katy” Kamp Murphey has held — and continues to hold — many titles throughout her life. Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, business woman, substitute teacher and loyal church member, just to name a few.

I did not grow up a cat lover, but I married one. Since I was allergic to cats as a child, I was never around them. That is one allergy I’ve grown out of, and I couldn’t be happier about it. We have never gone out looking for a cat as a pet; they seem to find us.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Roy Nester Jr. of Itta Bena and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Eugene Dodson of Atoka, Tennessee, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Jordan Dodson of Cleveland, to James Monroe Wynne Westerfield of Merigold.

Ever notice how a cat can’t help raising its rear when you stroke its back? Vines do the same thing. Sorta.

Three students from schools in Leflore and Carroll counties achieved the honor of STAR Student for the 2019-20 school year.

Since being at home for almost two months, I seem to have been cooking more than ever. My freezer is full of casseroles, soups and sauces. I’ve stocked up on kitchen and pantry essentials. Trying new recipes and preparing some of our old favorites has been a daily ritual.

When Erin Hodges suggested to her husband, Heath, that he make stilts for their three children, the children immediately began asking their dad about it.

A landscape is largely defined by its lines. You can change or soften them, but the edges between things, whether straight, curvy or a mishmash, are characterful.

During the seven years I taught fourth grade at Cruger-Tchula Academy, one of the favorite units of study we had was a study of birds in our science class. We drew all of the different birds we studied and made a scrapbook. Of all the birds we studied, the hummingbird always seemed to be the…

You don’t have to play an instrument or be a singer for music to be a big part of your life.