March is Women's History Month. That probably wasn't on anyone's mind Monday afternoon, when several hundred fans gathered with the Mississippi State women's basketball team to watch the NCAA Women's Tournament Selection Show.
On March 1, the state Senate said no to the leadership's plan to change how state money is distributed to public K-12 schools. Next came the weekend. On March 5, Thad Cochran, Mississippi's senior and super delegate to the U.S. Senate announced his resignation.
Little over a week ago we joined the Bulldog Nation headed to Nashville, Tennessee, for the SEC Tournament.
Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running second with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18.
With Passover and Easter approaching the classic movie, "The Ten Commandments," is sure to be shown again. Few people, though, know the Aberdeen, Columbus and Holly Springs tie to the movie.
The only time I ever went deer hunting was when Bull Sullivan was recruiting me to play football at Scooba. A group of fellow recruits and I spent a night or two at a deer camp somewhere in the wilds of Noxubee County. (A friend who was similarly recruited two years earlier said the deer camp belonged to the Sparkmans of Macon.)
Ever wondered what someone in government is paid -- paid with your hard-earned tax dollars? If you intend to find out, you better grab your own wallet.
So what should we say to Robert Ussery?
"If you don't have steel, you don't have a country" declared President Donald Trump at a press availability with the Swedish prime minister. He was explaining his decision to impose a tax on steel and aluminum.
It's not Richard Nixon's opening to China. It's not Neville Chamberlain's journey to Munich. But President Donald Trump's announcement that he's willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is one of those decisions that could produce important results, good or bad.
For years now, the state of Mississippi has struggled to provide funding for K-12 education, yet there is another level of education that also continues to remain underfunded and undeveloped in our state -- pre-K education.
Something interesting happened in the Mississippi Legislature this week.
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