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The chief engineer’s legacy

By KELLEY WILLIAMS,

The Mississippi Levee Board (MLB) was created right after the Civil War to build and maintain levees in the Mississippi Delta. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) took over levee building in 1927. But the MLB, located in Greenville, still maintains them. It has had some famous chief engineers in its storied history.

Gardening Glimpses

By MRS. HERMAN MCKENZIE,

We just received a much appreciated gift - five vine ripe tomatoes, picked because “we’re leaving on vacation and they will be no good when we get back.”

A reminder of how we always used to grow our own tomatoes, regular as summer clockwork. And we could again, if we’d get at it in a timely fashion.

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