Toe tappin’ Saturday night


#SCIPLESMILLOPRY

The band starts playing at 6:30 p.m. and the fun begins!

The dance floor at the Sciple’s Mill Opry is packed with friends and family, as well as visitors from throughout the state, who enjoy country and gospel music, with a little bit of rock and roll!

“We all just really enjoy getting together and making music,” said Ed Sciple, owner of Sciple’s Mill and ring-leader of the Sciple’s Mill Opry. Continue reading

Just get it checked out!


I just saw a commercial about medicine for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). At the beginning of this colorectal cancer busines, I firmly believed I had IBS.

When I FINALLY decided to get it checked out, I was diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer in August 2015. But I had been sick long before that day.

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#HAPPYANNIVERSARY 2019


#Happyanniversary to us! But this is marriage – doing all you can for the other. It is so strange, but I had no idea what love was all those years ago. I learn to love him more and more every day! I also think Pepper sleeps more than I do at the Cancer Center, and I’m the one pumped full of benedryl as part of my “pre-treats!”

#cancer #chemo #ihatecancer #19thAnniversary #weddinganniversary #Starkville #Mississippi

LUCY BARNES: ‘A Godly Woman Walking in Indescribable Faith’


Lucy Barnes begins another round of chemotherapy treatments at Hematology Oncology Cancer Center in Starkville. (Photo by Gwen Sisson)

 

She hopes that by sharing her cancer journey, she can be a source of light and hope to someone who may be struggling.

And with a lot of encouragement from a lot of friends, family and Facebook followers, Lucy Barnes has written her story in a new book titled, “A Godly Woman Walking in Indescribable Faith.” She will have a book signing Saturday from 12-2 p.m. at Blue 22 (formerly Beef O’Brady’s) and Sunday at Second Baptist Church, where she will share her testimony during the morning worship services, beginning at 11 a.m. The book is also available at www.gillcopublishing.com.

In addition to the book signings this weekend, she will be a special guest on the Tammie Tubbs Show on WEPH at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Continue reading