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10 great tips for a long lasting marriage

A marriage relationship brings vast challenges and great opportunities. Couples who exercise valiant effort in their marriage union will be rewarded with longevity, satisfaction, and growth with the one they love. Being the best partner possible is not always easy.…

CRP sign-up ends June 14th

Enrollment for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends June 14, 2013. CRP protects the nation’s natural resources through voluntary participation, while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States. Currently, about 27 million acres are…

Attention Postal Customers:

  Spring time has arrived, and while we all enjoy the warmer weather, it brings a problem we ask for your help in preventing. Children are now out playing after school and many will soon be home all day. In…

Free skills training offered to community

From press reports   The Building Strong Families project, which offers the Marriage Education program, is now offering free Job Skills Training and Career Classes to help address career preparation. Available free certifications will be offered in Welding, Certified Nursing…

The way we were

Three Good Men-Circa 1940-1950 When I was a child growing up, there were three men in Louisville who I thought owned the Court House, and in a sense they did. They had offices there from the time I can remember…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – June 13, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Suber were called to Reform last Monday by the assassination of the latter’s brother, Mr. Hanna, who was shot from ambush twice about 4 o’clock that morning…

Marriage workshop completed

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The Building Strong Families (BSF) Project, a division of Family Centered Programs and the Starkville School District, recently completed their first “Marriage Mentoring 12 Conversations” workshop. The story-based curriculum was created by Dr. Edward Gray. The class was held at…

Family contact made after more than 100 years

From press reports   Winston Miles Hayes of Winston County Mississippi realized part of a dream comes true when she recently received a phone call from Patricia Vance of Brandon, MS. She had heard her grandmother and her father tell…

8 Habits of a Successful Marriage workshop held

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The most recent class to complete the Building Strong Families (BSF) marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage was held last week at Mount Pleasant #1 in Louisville. The classes are sponsored by the Building Strong Families…