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Letters to Dr. Rick, April 2014

Dear Dr. Rick, Many of my friends are using essential oils to treat their various ailments. Several have used peppermint oil to treat acid reflux, and one has used peppermint oils for treating hiccups that she had for three days. What is your opinion about these and other natural remedies. – Susan Many people are…

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Bryan to Receive Rube Award

West Point native George Bryan, who brought the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open golf championship to the nationally renowned golf course he built in his hometown, will receive the 2015 Rube Award for his lifetime of contributions to Mississippi sports. The Rube Award is named in honor of the late Michael Rubenstein, long-time TV sportscaster and…

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For the Children’s Sake

For the Children’s Sake by Rick Cleveland: [December 20, 2013] Mac Elliott and Joe Sanderson, each now 66, grew up about a half mile apart on Old Bay Springs Road in Laurel. They were pals. There must have been something magical in the water in that neighborhood. And we’ll get to that. “I’ve known Joe…

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Gillom and Howell Trophy Finalists

Gillom and Howell Trophy Finalists By Rick Cleveland [February 24, 2014]  Martha Alwal and Marshall Henderson, the reigning C Spire Gillom and Howell Trophy winners, are finalists again, but face stiff competition. C Spire and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum jointly announce three finalists in each category (in alphabetical order): First, the…

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Manning to Receive Rube Award

Archie Manning, surely one of the most beloved athletes in Mississippi history, has been chosen to receive The Rube Award for his lifetime of contributions to sports in the Magnolia State. Manning follows Boo Ferriss and Ben Puckett as recipients of The Rube, which is named for the late Michael Rubenstein, long-time TV sportscaster and…

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The Legendary Bert Jenkins

They resurfaced and painted the floor of Bert Jenkins Gymnasium in Gulfport this past summer, adding Jenkins’ signature to the surface. Nothing could be more appropriate. Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer Bert Jenkins, who died at age 90 late Wednesday, put his signature on Gulfport and Mississippi basketball. He was a marvelous gentleman, a truly…

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