Category Archives: Stories

There’s No Place Like Homecoming!

Homecoming has become one of the biggest traditions in high school today. It’s where former students and members come together to celebrate the school’s existence. Activities anywhere from pep rallies to dances, each event has its own way of honoring … Continue reading

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Back to School!

Students at Nettleton High School get back into the swing of things as summer break comes to an end. As students cram with schedule changes and pretests, the new beginnings of this school year excite them. Freshman Carley Pannell quoted, … Continue reading

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“911, what’s your emergency?”

It’s an experience many teens may find familiar: being late for work and speeding up “just a little, accelerating your speed a bit to enjoy the open road, or leaving your seat belt off because you’re only traveling “a few … Continue reading

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Go Home or Take That Risk?

      Could you handle a burden upon your back? What if you chose to take the risk of staying out too late or past curfew? We all have our opinions about it, but in the back of our heads, … Continue reading

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Book Signing

Please join us at Reed’s Gum Tree Bookstore in Tupelo on February 7 (11 to 5) for the launch of Deputy: Once Upon A Time In Mississippi. Set in 1970-71, it’s written as fiction but drawn from my experiences as … Continue reading

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Is Nettleton Becoming a Ghost Town?

According to the 2015 census, Nettleton’s population currently resides at 1,953. The population has constantly declined  since 2010, with a population of 1,992. Why are less people living in our homestead community? Low income jobs infiltrate Nettleton such as fast … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Set in the early 1900’s, Fantastic Beasts introduces a new side of the wizarding world by taking readers outside of the familiar European setting and into a new, never-before seen American frontier. The main character, Newt Scamander, has made a … Continue reading

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