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Talking Farm Toys

Come to the Starkville Farm Toy Show at the National Guard Armory on Hwy. 12 in Starkville this weekend, then join Mitch Sisson and Pepper Sisson at JOY Club. 438 more words


Life has changed from the woods to the 'stream'

By C. Olivia Sanders

I wasn’t exactly the typical awkward child that is enchanted with the electric silence like children of today. I spent most of my time exploring the woods and dreaming of exploring the world. 441 more words

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Professional Development in Education Today and Our Wasted Tax Dollars

In a day and age of bargain shopping, EBay, Craigslist, FB resell pages, Dirt Cheap, an ever expanding Goodwill and many more well known money saving outlets, it seems almost inconceivable that our tax dollars would fund the extremely high end educational vendors and consultants that we are well known for paying without a thought. 781 more words

Topics Of Interest


To:  Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi

The hypocrisy is astounding.  On your website, you proclaim:  “I strongly believe that Americans know how to spend their money better than politicians in Washington.”  However, you are now seeking, as a prominent “politician in Washington” to dictate to the people of the District of Columbia how they can spend their own tax dollars on providing health care to their residents.  227 more words


Biographical Picks

Looking back on 2016, I was surprised at the number of biographical books I’d read. Here is my list with a brief review of each. 260 more words


It saddens me every time I see a child face down in an electronic device instead of outside

By Morgan Fennel

I remember the first time I went to the movie theatre. I do not know if I thought of this first because it’s still one of my favorite movies or because the whole experience was rather scary at the time. 337 more words

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Children today are learning to use computers, iPads ad iPhones earlier than previous generations

By Nicole Lavery

My earliest media memory was a tape I watched called “We Sing.” This collection of shows was full of songs sung by characters. 323 more words

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