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    Ellsworth’s Legacy

    Story and photos by Ellis Anderson// A cherished family home is snatched from the verge of destruction and restored to pay homage to former owner Ellsworth Collins – Bay St. Louis artist, woodworker and musician.   Visitors driving down Sycamore Street in Bay St. Louis are likely to slow down in front of the bright […]

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    Creating rooms with color is easier than you think

    Color is a language that evokes a variety of emotions. Organic neutral tones and warmer grey shades provide tranquility and balance to your room design. If you need a design dose of courage to add bolder shades to your living areas, Billie R. Comeaux, corporate designer with American Factory Direct Furniture Outlets Inc., in Long Beach has a rainbow of ideas for […]

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    Fall Gardening

    By Mississippi Extension Service// Fall gardening is the way to have fresh vegetables right into winter. Many fall gardens are carried over from summer gardens. Tomato plants, okra, peppers, and eggplant, if cared for during the summer, continue to produce until cold slows them down and frost kills them. Keep summer garden going To keep […]

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    Control Fire Ants in Your Yard

    Dr. Blake Layton Jr.// Fire ants are the most common pests of home lawns in Mississippi. They are not welcome guests! Unknowingly stepping in a fire ant mound can ruin an otherwise pleasant time in the yard. Fire ant stings are always painful, but, when they occur in large numbers, they can be especially threatening […]

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    Mediterranean meets Mississippi

    story and photos by Ellis Anderson// In the yellow cottage on Keller Street, a mix of Southern sensibilities and Old World style give this beach town home a global appeal.   Visitors to the Eldridge/Scott home on Keller Street in Bay St. Louis may be from Albania or Algeria, or Kemper County, Mississippi, but it’s […]

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    A Majure renovation

    Photography by William Colgin Story by Dana Sleger// Old charm meets modern elegance. When Winfield and Gail Majure spotted a Southern Planters Cottage in Gulfport’s historic old Handsboro area, the decision to buy wasn’t a hard one. The 3,100-square-foot home was built in the late 1800s and is nestled on three acres of wooded property. […]

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