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Friday, November 28, 2014

Jimmy Reed

Greasy Chicken Bones

With the Ole Miss-LSU game coming up this weekend, local columnist Jimmy Reed was reminded of a trip to Baton Rouge to watch the Rebels and Tigers play. Reed writes about that trip and an exchange with LSU’s cheerleaders and then the response the following year. (November 13, 2012, Page 4)

UMOC

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls his college days and being involved in a contest he really didn’t want to be – for UMOC. And what was UMOC? “Ugliest Man On Campus.” (October 30, 2012, Page 4)

Play The Hand You’re Dealt

Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about a young man who gave up a dream to become a pilot to become an accomplished physician to make the point that life is all about playing the hand you’re dealt. (October 23, 2012, Page 4)

Remove The Barb

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story of a misplaced hook on a fishing trip and how we must ask for help and have trust when we face challenges in life. (October 16, 2012, Page 4)

That Night At The Two-Stick

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story from his college days when one of his school’s football players ran into a little problem at a local theater. (October 9, 2012, Page 4)

Don’t Rob God

Local columnist Jimmy Reed and his writing students recently debated what defines “abundant life.” For some of their answers and what to do to achieve that goal, see Reed’s weekly column. (October 2, 2012, Page 4)

Still On His Throne

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story a long-time friend told about God’s protection and answers for prayers to show that God is always there and He is in control. (September 25, 2012, Page 4)

Bunt

Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look back at his youth baseball career and the success he had with bunting, relating it to the field of life when taking care of the basics helps one make progress toward goals. (September 18, 2012, Page 4)

In A New York Minute

Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look back at a day that can never be forgotten – Sept. 11, 2001 – and recalls how he and so many Americans felt while watching the tragedy unfold. (September 11, 2012, Page 4)

Bucket-Mouth Behemoth

Local columnist Jimmy Reed finally caught the lunker bass he’s been trying for – but he only got part of the fish to mount. Reed writes about the quest and talks about where the rest of the prize went. (September 4, 2012, Page 4)

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