Who are the grownups here?

Who are the grownups here?

by Lana Turnbull The first school shooting that got my attention was in 1997 in Pearl, Mississippi. My son and I had moved back to the Mississippi Delta and I was sitting at my desk at work with NPR playing in the background when at the top of the hour a newsperson interrupted to report a shooting at Pearl High School. The shooter, they said was sixteen. That couldn’t be right, Read more »
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March 12, 2018

As we are putting the final touches on an issue, I find myself looking back over article topics that less than two months ago were mysteries to me and now are open books. That’s not to say that writing a story about a subject makes us experts, heaven forbid. We are thankful every day for the expert insights we get from seasoned professionals in the fields of healthcare, fitness, nutrition Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Make a Year-round Impact

Make a Year-round Impact

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Many nonprofit organizations see a surge in charitable giving around the holidays. The spirit of giving is at its peak during that time, but what about the rest of the year? Nonprofit organizations serve their missions all year long, which is why charitable giving is so important year-round. Start by choosing a charity whose mission is close to you. When identifying a prospective Read more »
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January 16, 2018
Making a Difference in MS: The Good Samaritan Center

Making a Difference in MS: The Good Samaritan Center

Bringing helping hands together The Good Samaritan Center has been assisting families and individuals in emergency situations for over 40 years. Through the years it has worked closely with other organizations such as churches and community groups, to form a “network of helping hands.” Good Sam’s secret to their success is knowing who to turn to for specific services and assistance and collaborating with their community partners to not only help Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness
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Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a read more »

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

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