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Marion Military Institute Making Scholarships Easier for Students

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To better support for MMI accepted students and their families, Marion Military Institute (MMI) Admissions has made it easier to apply for college scholarships.   Beginning...

REOPEN OF PERRY COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PROVING TO BE BENEFICIAL MOVE

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The decision to reopen the old Perry County Correctional Center as a rehabilitation center for parolees is proving to be a beneficial move. Spearheaded...

Marion Man Loses Life in Tragic Accident

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A tragic multi-vehicle crash on Friday, Jan. 12, has resulted in the loss of of 24-year-old Ja’Quan D. Brooks of Marion. Officials report that...

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides eligible seniors with fresh, nutritious, and locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from farmers markets and roadside...

Plain & Simple: Turnip Green Soup

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Ingredients  1 27 oz can of seasoned turnip greens   1 15.8 oz can Great Northern or Navy beans drained  1 10 oz can Rotel tomato and chiles   1 6 oz package diced ham or Conecuh sausage   Instructions  Combine all...

Plain & Simple: Easy Southern Cornbread

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Ingredients  2 cups white or yellow self-rising cornmeal mix   2 eggs (or 1 extra-large egg)  1 ½ cups whole buttermilk, well shaken  ¼ cup (½ of a stick) salted butter, melted (use unsalted butter if you prefer...

What is a leap year?

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This calendar oddity occurs once every four years—and helps keep us in sync with the seasons.  If your birthday is February 29, you can celebrate...

Lifelong Citizen Cheryle L. Thomas Prioritizes Children First in Her Community

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Ronald Dahl, a popular British author once stated, “Somewhere inside of all of us is the power to change the world.” Cheryle L. Thomas,...

Perry County Democratic Party removes Eaton from ballot.

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The Perry County Democratic Party made the decision to remove Commissioner Ben Eaton from the Perry County Primary ballot. This followed his failure to...

Inside the Statehouse: 2023 Observations and Accolades

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By Steve Flowers I know we are in a new year, but allow me to look back into 2023 and share with you some observations...