It's a little more than 120 miles from the Golden Triangle to Jackson.
Americans are a generous and selfless people, ever eager to improve the lives of foreigners cursed to live in less fortunate places. In fact, we are the nicest folks who would ever invade your country and leave it in ruins.
It was clearly a bad idea for United Airlines to drag a passenger kicking, screaming and bleeding out of a seat he had paid for.
Each year, when the Pulitzer prizes for journalism are announced, the usual suspects emerge - The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe and a few other newspapers with the talent, time and resources to pursue stories relentlessly.
Looks like the War on Drugs is back. The Washington Post reported Sunday the new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is preparing a return to the same hardline strategies that have so spectacularly failed to reduce drug use since 1971.
This is National Library Week, a time when the nation's 15,000-plus libraries remind us of their roles in our society.
Due to a teenage stint as a worker in a hotel laundry, I am a highly skilled folder.
When Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1908, America had almost no paved roads outside the cities.
Several neighbor ladies sat on the Prairie porch enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon while admiring masses of butterflies on blossoming trees.
When a family finds itself in a financial pickle and looks for advice, the admonition is always the same: Make a budget and stick to it.
Two years ago, I wrote a column about famed archaeologist Clarence Bloomfield Moore's expeditions up the Tombigbee and Black Warrior rivers between 1900 and 1906.
1. Ask Rufus: Three Houses LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Partial to Home: Mrs. Sparrow's birdhouses LOCAL COLUMNS
3. Wyatt Emmerich: Megadeals are damaging state's economy NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Roses and thorns 4/23/17 ROSES & THORNS