The apex of my 40-year journalism career was a telephone interview, strange to say. I combed my curls and dressed up in my best corduroy skirt and blue sweater for that phone chat, wanting to look pretty because of the person on the other end of the line.
WASHINGTON -- Here we were wishing for something good, to rise above the campaign fray. And then it happened. We will never be the same.
In a week the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration will kick off in Columbus.
The Columbus Arts Council opened its fifth edition of Possum Town Tales on Thursday evening and will continue through Sunday.
Starkville has benefited recently from a number of changes to street designs.
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy.
Earlier this month, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Police Chief Oscar Lewis and Assistant Police Chief Fred Shelton traveled to Detroit to attend the funeral of the mother of a CPD police lieutenant, spending $4,130.79 of taxpayer money.
We've called him many things. We pundits have overworked our thesauruses and our imaginations to describe Donald Trump.
By this time next year, Mississippi University of Women will literally be back in the game.
As the first presidential debate approaches, fists clench, jaws tighten and invectives giggle in anticipation.
Over the past two years the media and members of the public have multiple times filed open meetings complaints against public bodies in this state.
A long time ago in a galaxy far away ... No. Let's leave "Star Wars" out of this. But there was a time -- and it does seem long ago -- when the Mississippi Legislature enacted a bevy of "good government" initiatives to help it do its job better.
The explosives going off in the dumpster in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea was not a major terrorist event -- except on the TV news channels.
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