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November 25, 2017, it was the Saturday after Thanksgiving in Natchez, MS (Adams County). The temperature was around a cool 36 degrees, and Susan James headed out to her hunting stand at 7 a.m. This morning was no different from her usual deer hunting season routine, so after she was was suited up in all […]

To tip or not to tip

To Tip or Not to Tip? What is the proper amount to tip your server when you are out eating at a restaurant? $2? $10? Well, the answer is not so simple. A proper tip cannot just determined by the quality of the service you received, and even though it was low quality, one dollar […]

Summer Break is Here!

As a college student, you are ecstatic that spring semester is over and you have the whole summer ahead of you. But you don’t know exactly what you are doing, besides maybe working. Here are some cool destinations you can visit this summer!   Memphis, Tennessee.Memphis, Tennessee is only three hours away from Ridgeland. Before you get […]

Racial Reconciliation

Over the past month, many stories have surfaced of how African-Americans have been mistreated in restaurants, other public places and even at their own homes. Although it is 2018, African-Americans are experiencing modern-day Jim Crow laws. From the two men at Starbucks who were thrown out simply because they hadn’t bought anything to the life […]

Death By Dessert: A Killer Play

On April 17 and 18, Holmes Community College put on the Play “Death by Dessert,” directed by Holmes theater instructor Teresa Grantier. The play tells the story of Don and Donna, owners of competing restaurants that share a wall, and the death of their landlord, Mario Rossetti. While both restaurant owners and their respective employees […]

Gaming Club Elects New Officers

On April 20, the new president and vice president for the Holmes Gaming Club were elected. As the previous officers will be graduating on May 11, they wanted to be sure that the club would be left in good hands. John Miksa was voted in as president, with Curtis Osborne as his vice president. They […]

Remember the Legacy

Remember the Legacy, but Keep the Movement Alive.  The anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death in 1968 brings many Americans together in Memphis, Tennessee. His legacy is forever remembered in the African American community, but many people believe that his dream still has not become a reality. There is no doubt why these […]

How to get through exam week

We all know final exams are quickly approaching whether you are ready for them or not. Here are a few things you can do to make it a little more stress free!   That’s a no brainer. You will not do good if you don’t study. Study early not later. If you wait till the […]

Silencing Autism Speaks

“It seems that for success in science or art a dash of autism is essential.” –Hans Asperger  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading non-profit autism awareness organization. With April being Autism Awareness month, everyone who reads this article will likely be asked to donate by one of their corporate sponsors, including retail giants such as […]