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Petal Education Foundation to host ‘Coffee with Coach Thompson’

By STAFF REPORTS,

One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.


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Information Overload: Before Google, we had to rely on the World Book and my uncanny knack of remembering random facts and figures

By ELIJAH JONES,

Days long ago, before the Internet, "Googling" a subject meant looking it up in my family's World Book Encyclopedia. (Oh, how I loved those white-clad volumes.)

My siblings used them most often when researching a school book report. I did, too. 






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It’s all downhill from here: Even shorter stories for the attention deficient

By SCOTT ROBERTS,

Maybe I have an Etsy page. Maybe I don't.  That's between me, Arthur if he exists, and my two followers whose names are Jansy Whipsicle and Pork Bulgogi Martinez.

Etsy is a website (and accompanying app) that has created a name for itself as “the place to go” for out of the way sorts of gifts.






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