A Mississippian Remembers Katrina

A Mississippian Remembers Katrina

By Lana Turnbull On August 29, 2005 Hurrican Katrina was barreling towards New Orleans, it suddenly turned slightly east, putting coastal Mississippi directly in it’s path. Once the winds subsided and the waters withdrew, what was left for many Gulf Coast communities was almost total destruction and unfathomable loss. Katrina has taken its place among an infamous list of national tragedies, so traumatic, we all remember exactly where we were when they Read more »
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September 03, 2015
Traditions are what we make them.

Traditions are what we make them.

By Lana Turnbull Growing up in the Mississippi Delta, the traditional 4th of July picnic could be brutal. With temperatures reaching three digits, and mosquitoes the size of hummingbirds, outdoor celebrations were at best challenging. After years of packing up the family picnic basket and cooler to head out for the typical July 4th get-together with friends and family, my dad finally put his foot down and said, “NO MORE!” As Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Food Insecurity Has No Season

Food Insecurity Has No Season

By Lana Turnbull For many of us July 4th brings thoughts of picnics past, with all the traditional grilled favorites, plus baked beans, potato salad, fresh sweet corn on the cob, deviled eggs, watermelon, peach cobbler…the list is embarrassingly long. But the truth is, there are 48.8 million Americans who do not have enough to eat and 16.2 million of them are children. In Mississippi one in every four people struggles Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Invasion of the Memory Snatcher

Invasion of the Memory Snatcher

By Lana Turnbull Families…they’re the bastions of our memories – the proof of where we came from – the connection that makes us the individuals we are. The memories we share between the generations form the oral history of our families, and they are not trivial things. Then enters Alzheimer’s disease and silently takes them away. Suddenly, the connection between generations can be broken and the unrecorded history lost. Once it’s Read more »
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May 05, 2015
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MADISON, Miss. – St. Catherine’s Village has announced that skilled nursing dedicated to memory care now is available at the read more »

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This summer Madison Coe a 14-year-old Texas girl died after she was electrocuted while trying to use her cell phone read more »

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