A long time ago in a galaxy far away ... No. Let's leave "Star Wars" out of this. But there was a time -- and it does seem long ago -- when the Mississippi Legislature enacted a bevy of "good government" initiatives to help it do its job better.
The explosives going off in the dumpster in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea was not a major terrorist event -- except on the TV news channels.
A Texas company is planning to build a high-voltage electricity transmission line linking the wind farms of west Texas to the deep South. The line would enter Mississippi near Vicksburg and run through the middle of Mississippi terminating north of Columbus.
The fall semester enrollment numbers are generally good for Mississippi's eight public universities, but they are a concern for most of the state's 15 community colleges.
The morning temperatures dropped into the low 70's and we were able to sit on the porch under the twirling ceiling fans. It was lovely for a few days following an awfully blistering summer. A couple of hummingbirds
Thursday evening while paddling on the river, I looked up at the moon and thought of Ansel Adams. Adams, you may know, was a photographer of the American West -- arguably the photographer of the American West -- known for his black-and-white prints that rivaled the grandeur of the landscapes they depicted.
Since Donald Trump said that if Vladimir Putin praises him, he would return the compliment, Republican outrage has not abated.
I know you are, but what am I?"
At long last, Donald Trump has set himself free.
It's interesting how projects and research often end up overlapping.
We all lost something valuable that day. It was just a matter of the degree.
As we know from prairie pioneer diaries, hardy Midwestern women could not get faint on a summer day.
With the Columbus Redevelopment Authority, the city may be onto something.
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