Since company was coming at 7:30, bright and early, we needed to get up and get moving. There was the old cypress table Melvin Brewer made for us to move to the garage, the extractor to set up and the five-gallon pails to rinse out.
Takes issue with editorial Friday's "Other Editors" from the New York Times, was definitely written from that liberal paper's viewpoint.
A rose to Mississippi State athletes Brandon McBride and Marta Freitas for their efforts last week in the Summer Olympics of Rio de Janeiro.
On Monday March 20, 1882, Columbus Mayor C.E. Dancy received a telegram of distress from the mayor of Aberdeen.
Generally, summer weekends are a "do it yourself" proposition where arts, entertainment and events are concerned. It's just too hot, the thinking goes.
I happened to be stuck at the intersection of Highway 12 and Louisville Street this week waiting on the light to change when I noticed the beginnings of next year's headache.
From on high they have spoken to us, we the people.
Tuesday, we told the story of Kay McElroy and the Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary she founded in Caledonia 29 years ago.
Two years ago, Karl Rove caused a stir when he planted a seed that Hillary Clinton might have suffered brain damage from a fall.
"Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free" --John 8:32 Or maybe not. Far be it from me to correct Jesus, but to survey the modern political landscape is to see precious little evidence of the truth setting anyone free.
Of the many, many voices we hear from Mississippi's elected leaders on the subject of K-12 education, it is interesting that the two most articulate and well-reasoned are, essentially, neighbors.
Two lawsuits accusing Mississippi officials of wrongdoing have been settled without trials this summer. Taxpayers can know the cost for one. For the other, they can't.
A year ago, in August 2015, this column called "The Donald" the Democrats' Trump card.
Something very important is happening this week, even for those of us who aren't directly involved.
"Isolationists must not prevail in this new debate over foreign policy," warns Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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