I pretty regularly get buttonholed about things the city is doing (or not doing); like I have some influence over it.
Occasionally I am reminded of my level of ignorance and naivete'.
It's official. We are not going to get any help from the Legislature on the renovation of the Starkville police department building.
There must be a national recognition week or month for every group known to civilized man. This week is no different for it is National Library Week.
After this week in Mississippi I have been desperately seeking something positive to offset the legislature and the Governor's collective decision on HB 1523.
In an effort to stay more informed, I have started listening to the audio version of the Economist magazine on my iPad while getting ready for work.
There is no scenario in which a teenager having an unintended baby is a good thing.
After three years of watching the Starkville Board of Aldermen, I should be immune to surprises.
Trump is on a roll, no doubt about it.
When I say we're starting from scratch, I wish I were talking about biscuits.
One of our most tenured representatives, Tyrone Ellis, has submitted a bill, HB984, to develop a partnership school jointly controlled by the Starkville-Oktibbeha County School District and Mississippi State University.
There is talk of a coming time when all of our country's residents will be expected to register for the draft.
It was where I went when I wanted to be alone; it was where I went when I was frustrated or mad at my parents; it was where I went when I wanted a place to think and dream; it was a place where I saw my future. I occasionally visited during the day, but an airport is magical at night.
During a recent televised MSU men's basketball game something crystallized for me. The camera was focused on the band, which was whipping the crowd into a frenzy -- not too difficult seeing as we were leading Ole Miss.
It is the 15th year since the creation of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP).
It seems to be an issue that isn't an issue but is, if you know what I mean.
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a catchy name for a government give away in the form of a tax break. It's an inducement used to attract new business or a development that might not otherwise happen, a way to prime the pump, if you will.
For some reason I got my bowl game dates mixed up and had us playing on New Year's Eve instead of the 30th.
It is that time of year again. Most of us have eaten and spent more than we should. And now what do we do about it? Why, we make a New Year's resolution, of course.
There is something appealing about that line between an ending and a new beginning. There is hope and the possibility of better things. If 2015 wasn't your best year, look at the new year as a new opportunity.
Veering off my usual morning route, instead of Sonic first, for some reason I can't recall, I rounded the corner from South Montgomery to Academy Road here in Starkville and noticed a sign in front of the fire station there. It read "Safe Place."
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