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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding Ordinary is an interesting word. It doesn’t hold much hype in a typical vocabulary, but circumstances and location can have major influences on its meaning. Recently I was talking with a friend about his work and traveling experiences while he was employed in and around the country of Turkey. (His international business […]

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Hats off to literary committee

By Lisa Bryant General Manager I had the honor to be a part of the program for the Tallahatchie Fest Community Literary Luncheon. The New Albany Gazette has been a sponsor of this event beginning with the Faulkner Centennial Celebration. It seems fitting that our company that works with words and writing would be a sponsor […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It was a blend of a short vacation, football game and grandchildren sitting that kept us on the go for ten days and away from the comfort spot we call home. The last stage of our return was long and late. Every house on our street was dark and quiet when we […]

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We don’t know how to be grateful

By Lisa Bryant General Manager I was talking with a coworker about a family that had a child with cancer and we made the statement, “We don’t know how to be grateful.” Our children and grandchildren are healthy and happy without any big problems. I was watching the national news last night and saw where the […]

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Remodeling: really a neverending story

By Lisa Bryant General Manager Home Improvement projects are something that goes along with owning a house. The problem is you never seem to get completed. There is always just one more project left to do. Last year we did a large project for us with the remodel of our living area of our house. […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding An early evening breeze scatters the first yellow leaves onto our porch, and I realize I am eager for the fall temps and deliverance from saturated humidity. There are other things for which I am also eager. As I observe church activities in today’s society, I grow eager for churches everywhere to […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It was a football game but with a disappointing end. However, it was a learning session at the same time. Ole Miss fans had the option of enjoying great food at a giant tailgating party before the game. We mingled with new and old friends but had to SHOUT over the “background” […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding The marquee is about a mile from our house – near the street and in front of its neighborhood church. The pastor keeps a scripture verse on it that I appreciate for its truth and wise reminders for all the traffic that read it. The pastor’s present post is from Isaiah 43: […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It surely merits the title of childhood’s favorite game, and that would be Hide and Seek.  No app or handheld electronic wizard is needed so I automatically prize it. The game was a favorite in my childhood, then with my children, and now with the Birmingham grands.  James, our four-year-old “caboose” in […]

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The worth of friends for a lifetime

By Lisa Bryant General manger I was reminded this weekend of how some friendships last a lifetime. It doesn’t matter how long it has been since we talked, or how far away we may live, some friends are special. I am fortunate to have such a friend who has blessed my life. Eva and I […]

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