Stepping off the front porch, I saw the season's first blooming dandelion.
The Russians, and I don't mean the ones from the "stan" countries, are white.
There was something rare and ineffably sweet about the gathering at the Trotter Center Saturday evening a week ago. "Goose's Grand Gala" it was called, a party for Edwina Williams, known by many as simply, "Mother Goose."
A rose to the resurgence of neighborhood watch groups in the city of Columbus.
Republicans can argue until their last breath that Trump objectors are sore losers, but isn't more at stake than "mere politics"?
"Fake news!" roared Donald Trump, the work of "sick people."
Dear Mr. President: "Barack Obama is not Jesus." Those were the first words of the first column I ever wrote about you -- a poke in the eye to Democrats who were singing rhapsodic hosannas about a certain highly regarded young senator.
It's always surprising how finding an interesting story can lead down a trail to even far more interesting stories.
On Thursday, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced he has been forced to slash budgets for most state agencies by roughly $51 million. In other shocking developments Thursday, the sun rose in the east and a dog tried to bite a postman.
On Feb. 12, 2015, President Obama made a selfie-stick video for BuzzFeed. You may remember it -- or perhaps not -- because if there's one thing Barack Obama delivered during his eight years in office, it was plenty of celebration of himself.
At some point next Friday afternoon, my 8-year-old daughter Zayley will be singing a Chinese song somewhere in public with her class. Or maybe it's Japanese. We're not entirely sure.
Closing in on his first year as Columbus Police Chief, Oscar Lewis has often made reference to his Christian faith, beginning during his interview for the job last January.
How about if we let Jesus answer Kellyanne Conway?
To the casual observer, Mississippi University for Women might seem a redundancy, and a small one at that.
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