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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Veterans

Letters to the Editor

Josie Gladden and Adele Johnson write a tribute to their beloved C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, while Russ Fisher and the local veterans thank the local morning coffee groups for their donations. (March 4, 2015, Page 4A)

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    Thank God, I’m not PC

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look at political correctness and the strategy of those who promote it, noting that he’s glad to sit on the other side of just about any issue that’s pushed as being politically correct. (December 2, 2014, Page 4)

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      Soldiers honored at ceremony

      Local veterans, both old and young, were honored Tuesday during the community Veterans Day ceremony at the National Guard Armory.

       (November 12, 2014, Page 1)

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        Vets credit military for their success

        Three local veterans will participate in Second Baptist Church’s first Veterans’s holiday this weekend. While each man’s story is different, they share a love of country. (November 10, 2014, Page 1)

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          National POW/MIA Day today

          Retired Marine Corps Master Sgt. and local author Gene Hays writes a guest column for “Your Turn,” reminding all that today is National POW/MIA Day and looking at the meaning behind the day. (September 19, 2014, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Maralyn Howell Bullion writes about the annual Memorial Day ceremony, praising the participants and those who attended, suggesting a location move back to the Oxford Square and urging everyone to thank a veteran every day instead of just on holidays. (June 4, 2014, Page 4)

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              Community remembers fallen heroes

              Community members joined together Monday at the National Guard Armory to honor and say good bye to those veterans who have died. (May 27, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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                Veteran nursing homes cut rate

                Residents of Mississippi’s veteran nursing homes will pay $3 less per day after the Mississippi State Veterans Affaird Board cut the daily tate from $53 to $50. (May 27, 2014, Page 16)

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                  Fallen heroes recalled Monday

                  Memorial Day events set for Monday. (May 23, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Russ Fisher writes to thank coffee groups at the Beacon and Handy Andy for donations to local veterans, Linda Arrington writes to urge people to spay and neuter their pets and to help with projects that accomplish that goal, and Charlene Ott writes to take issue with a recent column by Jimmy Reed. (February 20, 2014, Page 4)

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