At the most recent MLK equality march I had an acquaintance pause long enough to ask me to talk with him about a homeless shelter for Starkville.
There are board meetings and then there are board meetings.
We will soon be voting once again for county and state offices.
Starkville is about to transition to an advisory park commission.
Watershed moments are described as times in history when there occurs "a critical point that marks a division or a change of course; a turning point."
"It all depends on whose ox is getting gored."
I was recently watching the always thought provoking CBS Sunday Morning show and saw an opinion piece on the terrorist activities in Paris.
There is a reason the general public has such a dim view of politicians.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen has slowed down the Cadence train, but it remains on the tracks despite all the evidence that it should be derailed.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County seem to have difficulty with plaques and historical markers. Oktibbeha County has been struggling with the Unity Park designations so long the blue tarps covering the markers have faded.
For those who have had some biblical background, the tower of Babel is a well-known account in Genesis about the efforts of man to construct a tower tall enough to reach heaven.
Recently this paper ran a story with a picture that was, to say the least, disturbing and arresting in its portrayal of human cruelty.
I was going through some files not too long ago and noticed both my driver's license and passport had expired.
This Thanksgiving marks an anniversary for a particularly difficult time, probably one of my most traumatic days. I have the gift of not remembering the bad things so when something stands out, it is for a reason.
There are differing ideas about the recently proposed ban on allowing dogs in public cemeteries in Starkville.
Time will tell, but I do believe this year has been a monumental one for Starkville.
There are the obvious, direct and immediate benefits of having a strong national standing for your football team. And there are some indirect benefits.
I recently had an assignment for a class which required me to have to spend some time in personal reflection.
We are rapidly approaching one of the best excuses to have candy around the house.
I recently had a conversation with a friend who expressed personal concerns over being a home owner.
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