Big Jim, my old rubber tree, just turned 45, and still looks great because of a unique Doctor Who ability to start over when necessary.
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July 4th is already here and many friends and families will celebrate Independence Day in various ways but one common item to celebrate with is a fresh watermelon.
Over the past couple weeks watermelon producers across the state have been preparing to bring the fresh taste of watermelon to Mississippi families.
The following is an oldie from 2009 and a column in Mississippi Christian Living. Watching just a little of the Democratic Presidential debates this week ignited every patriotic fiber of my old school American heart. I decided to do a “re-run” with The Enterprise-Tocsin! I hope you enjoy. Happy Independence Day and God bless America!
100 YEARS AGO, JULY 1919
The beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. Will Baird located about three miles East of Indianola was totally destroyed by fire on Wednesday. The first Mrs. Baird knew of the fire was when live coals dropped from the ceiling. She and Mr. Baird barely had time to escape.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
I’ve been re-watching the series, 24 and all the adventures of Jack Bauer bringing the US from the edge of extinction and back to life several times over.
Throughout each season, someone will yell at Bauer that they are a patriot and are “doing what’s best for our country.”
Three years ago, fishing in Leflore County’s Blue Lake was a lot more simple.
You could easily put your boat in the water and motor right up to the tree line and fish to your heart’s content.
My dad, Domino Bellipanni, and I used to pull all manner of bass, crappie, bream, catfish and other species out of the lake.
A couple of weeks ago, The Enterprise-Tocsin went to Drew, a town we hope we’ll be spending more time in moving forward.
Drew is an underserved community in just about every way, and there are things, good and bad, that need covering in the community.
Jyesha Johnson has joined The Enterprise-Tocsin staff.
Johnson, a recent graduate of Ole Miss’ journalism school, will be The E-T’s first Multimedia Coordinator, overseeing the paper’s print production, as well as a number of digital-first initiatives.
Construction on Drew’s Park Avenue is still not completed, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
On Monday, Sunflower County Engineer Ron Cassada told the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors that he should have a possible completion date by the end of the week, after a meeting with the contractor.