Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga. Their purpose is embodied in their name: Justice For Caroline Small. Chances are, you've never heard of her.
Living in a small town often comes with trade-offs.
Whoever wins the nominations, the most successful campaigns of 2016 provide us with a clear picture of where the center of gravity is today in both parties and, hence, where America is going.
Winter's cold blast caused us to hunker down at the Prairie house.
The premise of an offer to operate a charter school is, "Hey, we can do it better than you."
Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: "Grow up!"
February is Black History Month and is a great time to review the little told but very important role of blacks in the exploration and settlement of the Tombigbee River Valley.
In Tupelo, Elvis is king. In fact, he is more prominent in death than he ever was in life. Up until his death in 1977, the only homage paid to the entertainer in the town of his birth was a small park in East Tupelo, which was home to a swimming pool, youth center and the small two-room shotgun house where he was born in 1935. There were no celebrations or festivals in the city to celebrate him.
For the past 50-plus years now we have heard it preached how local and state governments need to be racially and gender balanced. I think we can all agree that they really should be. It can be a very good thing for any city to be that way and it shows modern day thinking, especially when the better candidates are elected.
A rose to the Mississippi State women's basketball team, which defeated Tennessee for the first time in school history, snapping a 36-game losing streak against one of the nation's most dominant women's basketball programs.
The conservative movement is starting to look a lot like Syria.
The heft of the gold felt good in the palm. A smooth, super-size coin was passed from person to person. It was the Pulitzer Prize. A real one.
"A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes." That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s, i.e., decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet -- much less Fox "News."
During a recent televised MSU men's basketball game something crystallized for me. The camera was focused on the band, which was whipping the crowd into a frenzy -- not too difficult seeing as we were leading Ole Miss.
One of the hottest topics in this year's presidential election race, is immigration. But, really, what's new about that?
"I'm for Trump," the man across the room from me said.
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