November 14, 2012

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Columbus City Council Special-called Meeting Agenda For Nov. 14, 2012

We urge all residents of Columbus to attend this meeting of the Columbus City Council, which will be held in the conference room of City Hall (523 Main Street) at 2:00 p.m.

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November 14, 2012

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Changes are Afoot

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-changes Just gonna have to be a different man Time may change me But I can’t trace time. “Changes” – David Bowie Change is never easy, especially changes that you don’t want to make. But, the […]

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November 14, 2012

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Nov. 14, 2012 Print Edition Is Now Available!

The Nov. 14, 2012 print edition of The Real Story is now available! Please note that this is our final print edition. From this point forward, you can find us on the internet at realstorypublishing.com. Click here to view all of our previous issues online! Find a location near you, from the list below! You can […]

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November 13, 2012

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Starkville Alderman Responds To Comments Concerning Gate

Just when one thought the issue of the emergency access gate erected at Douglas McArthur Drive and Stark Road was over, it wasn’t. At the Nov. 6 regular meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen, former Ward One Alderman Sumner Davis brought up some comments that were made at a previous meeting by Ward Six […]

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November 13, 2012

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Nov. 7, 2012 Print Edition Is Now Available On-line!

That’s right! The Nov. 7, 2012 print edition is now available on-line! Just click the “Nov. 7, 2012 Print Edition” button, on the navigation menu, above, or click here to view all of our previous issues! Then, place your pointer on the image of the paper and use the scroll wheel on your mouse to move between […]

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November 12, 2012

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Baptist Golden Triangle opens Starkville Clinic

COLUMBUS, Miss., Nov. 12, 2012 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has opened the Baptist Cancer Center-Golden Triangle/BMG Oncology and Cardiology clinic in Starkville. The new clinic, located at 104 Doctor’s Park, includes an eight-bay chemotherapy unit, providing chemotherapy with a medical oncologist on site. There will also be a cardiologist in the clinic seeing patients […]

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November 12, 2012

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Portrait of the Artist: Stephanie Jackson

Many artists, both of the visual and performing varieties, will go for years – possibly their entire careers – without being noticed. The ones who do receive acclaim are often the beneficiaries of: 1. Luck; 2. aggressive marketing, and/or 3. talent. Stephanie Jackson falls into category #3. Don’t be fooled, she has certainly worked hard […]

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November 12, 2012

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk for Nov. 12, 2012–The Bridge To Nowhere Is Really A Bridge To My House

The Bridge To Nowhere Is Really A Bridge To My House It’s sad, it’s so sad It’s a sad, sad situation And it’s getting more and more absurd It’s sad, so sad Why can’t we talk it over Always seems to me That sorry seems to be the hardest word. Elton John and Bernie Taupin […]

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November 11, 2012

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History of Veterans Day

World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations […]

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November 10, 2012

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Veterans Day Parade 2012

Enjoy the sights of today’s Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Columbus!

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November 10, 2012

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Mississippi State (7-2) at LSU (7-2) Preview: Can The Bulldogs Salvage Their Season?

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Time: 6 p.m. TV: ESPNU Initial Analysis: With the Mississippi State Bulldogs still reeling from their drubbing by Texas A&M, they have to get it together. The LSU Tigers are next on the schedule and will be playing angry, after losing in the final moments against Alabama. The Bulldogs’ season can […]

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November 9, 2012

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Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony

Hope everyone will come out for our Veterans! Thank you, Cherie McGuff

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November 9, 2012

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Veterans Day: A Time to Remember

In this week’s edition of “At the Week’s End,” I honored my father, Johnny St. John, as I did last year. Now it is your turn.  Over the next few days, share your stories of the men and women who have made you proud to be an American. It can be about a friend, a […]

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November 9, 2012

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Nov. 7, 2012 Print Edition Is Now Available!

The Nov. 7, 2012 print edition of The Real Story is now available! It is not too late to get your copy of the latest edition of The Real Story.  “The Bridge to Nowhere Is Really A Bridge To My House” has been a huge hit!!!  Get it today!!!! Click here to view all of our […]

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November 9, 2012

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At Week’s End for Nov. 9, 2012 – A Thought For Veterans Day

A Thought For Veterans Day Sunday is Veterans Day, and I would like to personally thank my favorite veteran, Adelard “Johnny” St. John, or as I called him, Dad. Trust me, I knew he had a funny first name while I was growing up, and a half century later, I can only assume he was […]

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November 8, 2012

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Memories of Grade School–Ron Parlato

My first memory of elementary school was from kindergarten, where this baby-breath fat kid kept poking me in show-and-tell.  My mother said he was probably still sucking the bottle and was infantile and to pay no attention to him. My father told me to hit him in the nose the next time he did it. Funny how only […]

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November 8, 2012

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Thomas and Susa Nawrocki: Creating a World of Art

Walking into the Nawrockis’ home in Columbus, Miss. is a whirlwind of artistic delight, with sights and colors emanating from every inch of the dwelling.  With what can only be described as a museum-quality atmosphere, the pieces of art and movie memorabilia bring a certain feel of the old and the new world colliding – […]

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November 8, 2012

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The Art Work of Tom and Susa Nawrocki

Take the time today to enjoy the award-winning artwork of Tom and Susa Nawrocki The first part of the slide show is Susa’s drawings.  Tom’s work in fiber and mixed media completes the project.     Enjoy!   JBS

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November 7, 2012

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Nov. 7, 2012 Print Edition Is Now Available!

The Nov. 7, 2012 print edition of The Real Story is now available! Click here to view all of our previous issues online! Find a location near you, from the list below! You can satisfy your craving for The Real Story at any of the following locations: 45 Express Mart, Inc. – 2203 1/2 Highway 45 North Black […]

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November 7, 2012

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Obama Wins – What Are Your Thoughts?

In what must be a great disappointment to many conservatives, President Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States. What many thought would be an all-nighter, ended at 10:19 p.m. CST. It was close, but not as close as many had guessed it would be. Whether you are a conservative or a liberal, […]

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November 6, 2012

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Voter ID: Your Thoughts

Today, Kenneth Montgomery posted on Facebook: “It is amazing to me how many dead people rise up from the grave and vote on Election Day. Or how many people are bussed around to be able to vote more than once. Without Voter ID these practices will never be stopped.” Take the time to tell us […]

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November 6, 2012

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HMMMM…Just Wondering???

In yesterday’s (Nov. 5, 2012) edition of Columbus’ daily paper, there was a story entitled, “City ready to work with county despite hard feelings,” which states that the city council was upset with Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders for calling them a bad name. The article goes on to mention, “In a […]

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November 6, 2012

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Oct. 31, 2012 Print Edition Is Now Available On-line!

That’s right! The Oct. 31, 2012 print edition is now available on-line! Just click the “Oct. 31, 2012 Print Edition” button, on the navigation menu, above, or click here to view all of our previous issues! Then, place your pointer on the image of the paper and use the scroll wheel on your mouse to move between […]

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November 5, 2012

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Share Your Thoughts On The Presidential Election – One More Day to Go!!!!!

While The Real Story will not be endorsing a candidate for President, we would like to know what you think. Who do you think will win? Who are you supporting? Share your opinions on this whole election process. So Let it RIP!  And take the time to read….http://realstorypublishing.com/2012/11/05/monday-morning-water-cooler-talk-for-nov-5-2012/

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November 5, 2012

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The Work of Addie Talley – The Seven Deadly Sins

Addie Talley will be our photographer for our Thanksgiving edition cover.  He is a sample of her work, The Seven Deadly Sins!!   Enjoy!

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November 5, 2012

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk For Nov. 5, 2012—On Nov. 6, Please Vote – Unless You Have No Idea What Is Going On!

On Nov. 6, Please Vote – Unless You Have No Idea What Is Going On! “I’m top prime cut of meat, I’m your choice I wanna be elected I’m Yankee Doodle dandy in a gold Rolls Royce I wanna be elected Kids want a savior, don’t need a fake I wanna be elected We’re all […]

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November 4, 2012

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Share Your Thoughts On The Presidential Election – Update

      While The Real Story will not be endorsing a candidate for President, we would like to know what you think. Who do you think will win? Who are you supporting? Share your opinions on this whole election process. It’s not too late to share your thoughts! RSP

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November 3, 2012

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A Great Day in Caledonia—–Caledonia Day 2012!

What a great day for the folks in Caledonia!    

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November 2, 2012

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Lowndes County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For Nov. 5, 2012

We urge all residents of Lowndes County to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Lowndes County Courthouse (505 2nd Avenue North) and will begin at 9:00 a.m.

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