Jump back, calm down, and move on: Good advice for encounters between gardeners and beneficial reptiles found lurking in out-of-the-way places.
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“Before you speak let your words pass through three gates: Is it true, is it necessary, is it kind?” Rumi, 13th century Persian poet.
Very wise words indeed. In retrospect however, they were written long before the Miss America pageant hit the airwaves.
Dr. L. Ray Matthews could easily write a book about his frequent brushes with history.
His twin sisters, who were the first conjoined twins to ever be separated and both survive, were born in Indianola in 1955.
Parents of pre-k children within the Sunflower County Consolidated School District can now take classes at the Capps Center in Indianola, courtesy of the district.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Monday at 10:19 a.m., Sheldrick Newson, 35, 497 Old Highway 61, Shaw was arrested and charged with shoplifting (first offense) after Walmart employees allegedly caught him trying to leave the store without paying for $242 worth of various meat items.
In other calls,
Gentry High School Athletic Booster Club will be selling homecoming t-shirts. Deadline to order is tomorrow. To place your order, contact Monica Hope at 662-207-0765, Gloria Jimison at 662-887-4114 or Rolena Pomerlee at 662-207-7512.
SCCSD Monthly Board Meeting
Every so often, I have the privilege of being invited to a really classy dinner or party.
Most of the time, I’m completely out of my element when I’m at these events, so I do my best to “find a darkened corner” – to quote Johnny Cash - or identify someone in the crowd who looks as out of their element as I do.
In competition gardening, it’s only partly what you know or your skills that gets the prize. It’s also a willingness to jump through hoops.
Class of ‘70
The Gentry High School Class of 1970 will meet at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Pizza Hut. All classmates are encouraged to attend.
Class of ‘72
The Gentry High School Class of 1972 will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut. All members are encouraged to attend.