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Letter: Participation asked for Alzheimer’s awareness walk

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.   The Northeast Mississippi Walk will be held Saturday, November 12, at Veterans Park in Tupelo.   Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.;  opening ceremonies will start at 9:30 and the Walk […]

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Letter: Thanks for making Myrtle’s Trunk or Treat a success

To the editor: I want to thank so many people for all their help and participation in Monday night’s trunk or treat in Myrtle. I want to thank the Town of Myrtle, the participating churches: Beulah Baptist, Amaziah Baptist, New Hope Baptist, Greater New Hope Baptist, Faith Assembly of God. Specifically, I would like to […]

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Cracker Barrel is good news in several ways

There had been no company announcement Monday but city officials said a construction permit was issued that day for construction of a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store here, and site preparation had begun by the end of the day. There has been speculation and anticipation for a year since it was learned, amid a flurry […]

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Give thanks to those in the armed forces

By Lisa Bryant General Manager On Friday we will celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have served in the many branches of the armed forces. As I voted on Tuesday I thought of the thousands of men and women who have fought to protect my right to vote and who fight to keep us […]

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Vote – even if it hurts

We can’t say it with enthusiasm, but we can say it with sincerity. Go vote next Tuesday. We suspect many citizens would simply prefer to stay home, and we fail to understand how anyone could be enthusiastic about either of the two major candidates. Each is hated by approximately half the country, and that is […]

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Letter to the editor: Sign would save lives

Letter to the editor: Monday, Sept. 19, a terrible accident resulting in a loss of life happened in the early morning of this day. My prayers to the family and all those who are grieving – life for this family will never be the dame nor the truck driver involved. The “Daily Journal” and the […]

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Letter to the editor: There is good all around us

Dear Editor, With access to 24-hour news, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with troubling events.  But I’d like to share a personal story that reminded me there is good all around us.  We simply need to open our eyes. On Saturday, Oct. 1, when leaving a Tupelo restaurant, I discovered my car battery was dead.  […]

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Gazette is finally at home downtown

By Lisa Bryant General Manager The Gazette has gone through quite a bit of changes this year. We sold the building on Carter Avenue in the spring of this year, but did not have a permanent location to move into. We rented a temporary location on Hwy. 30 West across from the hospital. That was […]

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The Playhouse

By Camille Anding It’s time – time for all the turkeys to look for camo or hide out in the woods.  Month eleven is here! It’s time to add an extra mile to our walking routine or a few more minutes of cardio workouts in preparation for the “body stuffings” only days away.  The cream […]

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No rigged election here

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “rigged” elections. Perhaps it’s possible, but we don’t think it can happen here. Although we use electronic voting machines, they are not connected to the internet and some hacker could only affect their results by connecting directly to them. There also used to be jokes about the […]

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