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Artistic tragedy

By ELIJAH JONES,

 On my usual Saturday drive to Walmart on U.S. 49, I often find myself driving past the abandoned Pat Harrison Waterway District building. 

You've seen it a million times. The building was located near Mamie Street and the highway, at the main entrance to Forrest General Hospital. 




The Runnelstown 'Redneck'

By RICK CLEVELAND,

James Ray Carpenter, a self-professed “redneck from Runnelstown,” did not play a round of golf until he was 33 years old. And yet he rose to become president of the PGA of America in 1987 at the age of 60.

Carpenter did so partly because of his dedication to golf but mostly because of the force of his down-home personality.











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