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Gardening Glimpses

By MRS. HERMAN MCKENZIE,

“On the road again, can’t wait to get on the road again…” Vicki McKay is quick to establish traditions, and whenever we load the car for one of our garden-related destinations, no matter how hectic all the last-minute getting off has been, she’s singing by the time we get to the usual deer-crossing creek intersection.       





Legislative Review

By FOREST THIGPEN,

Though both the Mississippi House and Senate are controlled by Republicans, they each have a degree of disdain for the other. With the 2018 session now closed, let’s look more closely at some of the actions taken by this fractious body.



Tetanus (Lockjaw)

By BILL MCKELL,

Tetanus is a serious bacterial disease which affects one's nervous system. The responsible bacteria are found in soil, dust, saliva or manure, and can remain viable for years if not exposed to sunlight.


Walter Scott Club goes on

By WALTER REDDEN,

The Walter Scott Coffee Club is still going strong. The name is to honor the former mayor of Jackson, who served during the 1930s. The club began in 1934. Since there was a serious lack of communication during the Depression, there were very few telephones and only a few radios throughout the city.





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