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August 2012--The monthly magazine for people, places and parties in the Mid-South.

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  • August 2012

    styleBACK-TO-SCHOOL

    Cruisin' KitchensFOOD TRUCK REVOLUTION 2012 // WHOS WHO

    M O S T I N F L U E N T I A L C I T I Z E N S

  • 662.781.7800

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    Olive Branch, MS 38654

    b u t l e r p o o l a n d s p a . c o m

    BUILDING YOUR BACKYARD DREAMS

  • AUGUST 2012 VOLUME 6 NO. 8

    CONTENTS

    48 HOG & HOMINYPatrons find a place to love with pizzas hot from the oven

    56 AT HOME WITH THE KELLYSBringing the World Back HomeThe Kellys, Hernando residents and founding members of Longview Point Baptist Heights, explain how their travels have inspired their home design.

    64 WHOS WHOA profile of leading individuals in Northwest Mississippi

    15 THE YOUNG LEADERSHIP COUNCIL SUMMER SOIREE16 HERNANDO SUNSET ON THE SQUARE17 KIX 106 SMOKIN SUMMER SHOWCASE CONCERT SERIES 18 THE MICAH DUKE-ST. JUDE TENNIS CLASSIC 20 FOOD TRUCK GARDEN PARTY22 SPIRIT OF SRVS

    | FEATURES |

    | EVENTS |

    Photo by Terry Sweeney

  • | DEPARTMENTS |

    25 STYLE Back-to-School Start the year in style

    31 LIVE WELL The Ticking Time Bomb A timely health exam proves life-saving

    34 ON THE MONEY So You Want to Start Your Own Business Expert tips to get you on your way

    38 READER RECIPE Blackberry Peach Crisp Melanie Baker, Southaven

    40 DINING OUT Cruisin Kitchens The food truck revolution is taking the Mid-South by storm.

    82 TRAVEL Take a Hike Outdoor adventures abound on the Appalachian Trail

    85 ENTERTAINING Supper Club in the Park A new destination for supper club

    IN EVERY ISSUE: Editors Letter 8 Contributors 10 Calendar 92 Outtake 96

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    AUGUST 2012 VOLUME 6 NO. 8

    CONTENTS

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    6 AUGUST 2012 | myclickmag.com

  • CLICK

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    2012 P.H. Publishing. CLICK must give permission for any material contained herein to be reproduced in any manner. Any advertisements published in Click do not con stitute an endorsement of the advertisers

    services or products. CLICK Magazine is published monthly by the P.H. Publishing, LLC.

    P: 662.429.6397 | F: 662.429.5229

    Publisher Jonathan Pittman jpittman@phpublishingllc.com

    Associate Publisher Angie Pittmanangie@phpublishingllc.com

    Editor in Chief Hallie Mckayhallie@phpublishingllc.com

    Contributing Editor Tonya Thompson

    ART & DESIGN Art Director Detric Stanciel

    Creative Design Director Crace AlexanderInterns Lindsee Gentry

    Amanda Linton

    CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Beth Argo

    Shawn ClaytonClaire Hick

    Elizabeth LinkMike Marino

    CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Donna Allen

    Lisa ChapmanIvy Dover

    Michael HensleyColeen McGee

    Patty MillsCassie Smith

    Terry SweeneyDestin Westmoreland

    ADVERTISING Advertising Director Lyla McAlexander

    lylamc@phpublishingllc.com

    Jamie Bolandjamie@phpublishingllc.com

    Melanie Dupreemdupree@desototimestribune.com

    Jeannette Myers jmyers@phpublishingllc.com

    Donnah Turner dturner@phpublishingllc.com

    MARKETING Director Christina Wilhite

    christina@phrasefly.com

    EVENTS Editor Lisa Chapman

    lisachapman2@gmail.com

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  • HA

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    WHOS WHO

    Click magazine debuts its first issue dedicated to those leading individu-als whose multiple accomplishments make our region of the Mid-South a great place to call home. These exemplary citizens are not only recog-nized for their contributions to commerce and the community, but also for their outstanding leadership and character while holding their positions of responsibility.

    The list, found on page 64, was compiled through research, resident nomi-nations and a series of in-depth interviews. While we profess this list is by no means all-encompassing, we did our best to include those we felt to be qualified.

    Also in this issue is a look at back-to-school fashion to honor those ventur-ing into a new school year. For some reason, Ive always found buying school supplies enjoyable. (Thats not to be confused with saying I loved the idea of going back to school.) In the movie, Youve Got Mail, Tom Hanks character tells Meg Ryans character, Kathleen Kelly: Dont you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address. Alas, Im not Meg Ryan and its not fall, but it nevertheless re-minds me of going back to school.

    Be sure to read Lindsee Gentrys article Cruisin Kitchens, where she profiles several of the food truck entrepreneurs stepping up this culinary trend. Trucks serving pizza or tacos have fed downtowners for a while now; however the quality, variety and number of trucks have never been greater.

    And as this issue goes to print, our staff is already hard at work preparing for our September issue. Our new website is now online. To see what we have coming up next month, visit us at myclickmag.com.

    Editor in Chief

    CLICK | editors letter

    8 AUGUST 2012 | myclickmag.com

    Nominations for next years Whos Who List are now being accepted. Nominations can be delivered or mailed to Ph Publishing at 2445 Hwy. 51 South, Hernando, or emailed to Hallie@phpublishingllc.com. For questions, call the office: 662.429.6397. The deadline to submit nominations is June 1, 2013.

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  • AUGUST 2012

    Terry Sweeney

    Michael Hensley Mike Marino Our cover this month was shot by photographer Michael Hensley. The photographer/attorney/pizza franchiser grew up around his fathers constant art projects which helped instill a deep appreciation for all forms of art. That passion stuck and today he is the owner of Digital Muse Media, a company specializing in photography, graphic design, campaign marketing, web design, and video. Hensley holds a degree in Architectural Engineering from University of Southern Miss as well as a law degree from the University of Mississippi. Hensley continues to practice law in his hometown of Hernando.

    Mike Marino is a freelance magazine columnist, former managing editor of two Northwest newspapers and the past host of a rock and roll morning radio in San Francisco. Since leaving home at age 15, he has lived as a beach bum in Hawaii, on the streets in Haight Ashbury, Colorado and amidst the puffins of Bar Harbor, Maine where chowdah is king! In his spare time he is carving hiking sticks and creates nautical art from driftwood that embody the nautical spirit of the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Marino is the author of four books.Read his story Take A Hike on page #.

    Photographs from our feature story Hog and Hominy as well as At Home With were shot by frequent contributing photographer Terry Sweeney. With a career that spans over twenty years in the Mid-South, Sweeneys areas of expertise include work for nearly all regional publications as well as commercial, advertising and architectural photography. Sweeney graduated from the University of Memphis with a BA in Journalism. He is the owner of Sweeney South Commercial Photography, a full service photography studio in Olive Branch, Mississippi, which provides creative photographic concepts and solutions to local, regional and national clients.

    CLICK | contributors

    10 AUGUST 2012 | myclickmag.com

    Tonya ThompsonA Southern-born writer, Thompson has spent most of her life between Nashville and the Mississippi Delta. As a contributing editor for Click magazine, Thompson covers people and matters relevant to the Mid-South. Originally from Clarksville, Tennessee, Thompson is also the owner of The Tenth Musea local professional writign and editing service. When Thompson isnt writing, she is usually traveling, spending time with her children, climbing mountains, or tracking down the bands that still play real Rock and Roll. Read her feature story At Home With on page # of this issue.

    Cassie SmithA woman on the scene, photographer Cassie Smith photographs many of the events sponsored by Click magazine. This month, Smith attended the Young Leadership Councils Summer Soiree held at Alchemy in Memphis. See photos of the event on page # . A Hernando native, Smith graduated from Ole Miss with a liberal arts degree and currently works as Public Relations Manager for The Baddour Center in Senatobia. Photography is one of her many hobbies, which include volunteering, reading, playing kickball and horseback riding.

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    Photo by Patty Mills

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