On Dec. 5, 2014, the Mississippi Ethics Commission ruled the city of Columbus had violated the state's Open Meetings Act by holding two separate non-quorum meetings the previous February where city business was discussed privately and without public notice.
As speaking fees go, Hillary Clinton's allegedly scandalous $200,000 per engagement is chump change compared with Donald Trump's $1.5 million.
Wednesday is "Ash Wednesday." It's the beginning of the Lenten season where traditionally Christians give up something like smoking, drinking coffee or maybe cussing.
The late January death of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. in his beloved Tupelo passed with too little notice statewide.
With all the coverage of last week's college signing day, the discussion of whether LSU can unseat Alabama in the SEC West next year, what Hugh Freeze will do to top this past year, and of course today's Super Bowl, thoughts turn to great football teams.
If you want to find Billie Noland on a Thursday morning, the best place to look is Friendship Cemetery. Such has been the case for 29 years.
Mississippi's Republican Party lost another of its statesmen last week with the death of Gil Carmichael, 88, of Meridian, who rose to become the nominee in races for Congress, U.S. senator, governor and lieutenant governor, always running strongly but never winning.
On Feb. 16, voters who live in Ward 5 of Columbus will select the person who will represent them on the city council.
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.
If you ask Donald Trump fans why they like him, there's an excellent chance they'll say, "Because he's not politically correct."
It was November, and the people who run things in Mississippi, including those not working out of the offices of ALEC in D.C., were breathing a collective sigh of relief.
Many Americans used to regard New York City as a bankrupt foreign vessel docked on their Atlantic coastline.
Before the first edition of Catfish Alley magazine was published, a lot of questions had to be answered, yet one remained after those first magazines were delivered: How long can we keep this up?
You can pick your headline for Iowa: "Trump Didn't Win!" "Hillary Didn't Lose!" "Rubio's the One!" I prefer the third.
1. Ask Rufus: By the flow of the inland river LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Other editors: We must dispel stigma surrounding skilled jobs NATIONAL COLUMNS
3. Roses and thorns: 4-22-18 ROSES & THORNS
4. Partial to Home: Revisiting Highway 61 LOCAL COLUMNS