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Mississippi State Baseball
Although the Dawgs didn’t win the College World Series, we salute them for giving MSU fans hope for a National Championship. Plus, as The Packet has known for some time, beards are cool.
(Robin Thicke with T.I. and Pharrell)
Summer jams are as much a part of the summerscape as BBQs and sunshine. Get your party started with this Pharrell-produced breezy ode to mixed signals from “Good Girls.” Make a playlist wand watch the good times flow.
“Blurred Lines” Available at iTunes.
Italian Beef/Polish Sausage Combo at Skeet’s
Nations collide when a grilled Polish sausage is added to Skeet’s famous Italian beef sandwich. Ask for extra hot peppers and have it double-dipped for even more flavor.
2001 14th Ave. N
Item 13 Candles
Columbus resident Chris McDill makes artisan soy-based candles with scents suchs as White and Ginger and Red Currant. Come for the candles, stay for the “Don’t Get Lippy In Mississippi t-shirts.”
404 Wilkins Wise Road
District 1 Community Meeting at the Steens Community Center
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO missed the first few innings of the State game to talk economic development and Yokohama Tire with the people of District 1. And, the refreshments included cheese straws and miniature Coke Zeros.
Walgreens on 5th Street North
Pharmacist Joe McKinney recently went out of his way to help my family after my mother had a cornea transplant at UAB. Although we normally use the outpatient pharmacy at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, McKinney went above and beyond to help us on a Saturday. He is to be commended for his excellent customer service skills. (Ed.)