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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Pontotoc Elementary School

Cinnamon challenge just plain stupid

Can you drink a gallon of milk in an hour and keep it down? Can you eat a one-pound burger? How about downing a spoonful of cinnamon powder in less than a minute without any water? Some of these challenges are dumb, others are stupid and the cinnamon challenge is dangerous, Editor Don Whitten writes as he takes a closer look at the dare that’s all over YouTube. (April 26, 2013, Page 4A)

Learning the values of our coins

Seeing a youngster get a lesson in the value of the change in our pockets and purses brought back memories to Editor Don Whitten of a time years ago when he unfairly used his knowledge of the value of coins in his elementary school’s “candy store.” (November 12, 2012, Page 4A)

How many of you know our state song?

Newspapers and libraries are often called for information that no one else seems to have, and one question that’s come to The EAGLE lately involves Mississippi’s state song. Editor Don Whitten recalls learning the song, “Go Mississippi,” during his elementary school days. (July 19, 2010, Page 4)

The Highlands, A Private Lake Community