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An angelic group of Greenwood women meet once a month for fine dining — both near and far — and to spend time with each other.

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I love to watch television. The moment I get up in the morning I turn on all the lights, televisions and open up the windows. I have my favorite things I like to watch but enjoy quite a variety of shows. This brings me to the subject of commercials. The average American watches over 24,000 c…

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Roland and Susan Webster of Atlanta, Georgia, announce the birth of their son, Landon Jameson Webster, on April 10, 2019, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

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Whacking overgrown shrubs back hard, like changing diapers, needs doing occasionally and can be worrisome the first time. But it usually works out fine.

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Greenwood Shakespeare Project Director Steve Iwanski says the fourth annual summer program’s returning participants are “the Delta’s experts on Shakespeare performance.”

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Several months ago, my children broke it to me that my granddaughter was going to summer camp. I immediately became sick at my stomach. My best friend, Kathy, and I went to summer camp when we were her age. We were miserable — I can’t even tell you how miserable we were. I promised the good …

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All of us have heard the familiar phrase “Are we there yet?” from children who are bored from sitting for what they perceive as an endless amount of time in a vehicle or are so excited about their destination that they just can’t wait any longer.

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Kendall and Rachael Downs of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Ann Ellis Downs, on May 17, 2019, at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood.

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During the summer, many people enjoy cookouts with family and friends as a way to celebrate special occasions such as the Fourth of July or unwind from a stressful week.

The long-running Stars & Stripes festival and community picnic annually brings Greenwood residents together to celebrate Independence Day.

Today I was thinking about how the life of a teacher changes during the summer months. It takes the first couple of weeks out of school to get accustomed to not being rushed. There’re no plans to make, no papers to grade, and you’re not constantly living by the clock.

Elliott and Georgia Thornburg of Madison announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Elliott Thornburg, at 12:12 p.m. on May 21, 2019, at Merit Health Women’s Hospital.

I have a cellphone that I have with me all the time.  However, it is not attached to the end of my arm, and I do not look at it constantly. I don’t always immediately respond to a text.  My friends realize that now and just patiently wait until I happen to check my phone.

Eddie Scales of Greenwood found a way to maintain a nice backyard with plenty of space to enjoy while growing a garden that produces an abundance of vegetables, all at the same time.

A thought enters the mind more than once when watching “Ragtime: The Musical” that it might take a very dim turn. There are many hard moments in this lively, engaging show. 

Greenwood Little Theatre’s upcoming production is the telling — or more so the singing — of the American experience.

A study conducted by Michael Lamb of the University of Michigan found that children had similar reactions to separation from each parent. For instance, when their father left, the children would cry or complain just like when their mother left. Other research results indicate that children 7…

Adam and Laina Jennings of Carrollton announce the birth of their son, Gabriel Duke Jennings, at 8:20 a.m. on March 5, 2019, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Four students from schools in Leflore and Carroll counties achieved the honor of STAR Student for the 2018-19 school year. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student. 

Members of Greenwood Garden Club will showcase their talents in an upcoming flower show.

One of the first meals I ever ate in my husband’s home was lovingly prepared by his precious Mama. I was invited to attend church with his family and then stay for lunch. We had delicious roast, rice and gravy that was to die for. Also black-eyed peas, strawberry congealed salad and her home…

When we travel to the city of Jackson, I always pause when we leave the Lexington Square and pass a church on the outskirts of the town. I thoroughly enjoy reading the church’s marquee messages for the week. I don’t know who is responsible, but they never disappoint.

Ashton Elizabeth Castle and Cameron James Costa were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2018, at Rosegate Garden in Florence. Dr. Jim Phillips of North Greenwood Baptist Church officiated the double-ring ceremony.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Tribble Sr. of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Lee Tribble of Meridian, to Dr. William Brock Martin of Meridian.

Do you struggle with worrying? Have you ever called yourself (or been called) a worry wart? Have you ever wondered how some people can live so seemingly carefree while you are almost always thinking and analyzing every possible thing that could happen?

Charlene “Tut” Elliott and Charles F. “Chuck” Elliott, both of Carrollton, announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Blair Elliott, to Colby Wade Mitchell.

If May’s already on the way, it must be time again for the Delta’s favorite food and music festival, Que on the Yazoo, set to fire up on Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, along the banks, you guessed it, of the mighty Yazoo River in downtown Greenwood.

Spring makes me want to get in the kitchen and cook.  There are so  many websites that I love to visit and get ideas for dishes to prepare.  Today I have three recipes that I have added to my recipe box as what we like to call “keepers.”

The Greenwood-Leflore Autism Spectrum Society (GLASS) will hold its annual Autism Awareness Celebration on Saturday at the Leflore County Agri-Center.