The Chickasaw Nation has returned to the Golden Triangle area.
The arguments for and against gun control are so familiar by now, we might as well hit replay and skip the debate. In the wake of the horrific murders of 49 people in an Orlando gay nightclub, America is reenacting the usual drama: Politicians repeat past arguments, citizens retreat into their routines, killers reload.
I wonder if the governors of Mississippi and North Carolina and other states where gay, lesbian and transgender citizens have been targeted, usually in the name of religion, have any idea that the taxpayers they are maligning have been through many other battles. And survived.
Yes, Hitler. Some of you questioned my evocation of history's great villain in a recent column on House Speaker Paul Ryan's surrender to presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.
A rose to the organizers of Thursday's "United Against Hate" interfaith service.
I am not sure that I have anything new to say about the horrific crimes against humanity committed in Orlando, but I feel compelled to say something, anything really, that keeps the conversation going, that pays respect to the memory of those who lost their lives, that offers solace to their families and friends, and that calls us all to own our part in the open warfare being waged in our cities and towns.
Years ago, when our firstborn was small enough to carry around in a basket, a night on the town was often dinner at the Old Hickory Steakhouse.
In the early morning hours Saturday, as America learned of the horrific slaughter of 49 innocent people at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, we waited to hear the word we would run with, the word that confirmed our biases and advanced our narrative.
For many, in years past, Starkville quickly became a memory when college was over. Even for those of us who called the place home. The future consisted of holiday visits or maybe alumni weekend or the Egg Bowl.
The best show in town is making a comeback. Annie, get your gun, an old-fashioned filibuster is happening on the Senate floor.
Summer is a happy season for most kids, who depending on their age, are busy with work or sports or any number of activities that serve a break from the routine of the school year. But for many children here in the Golden Triangle and throughout the nation, summer can mean something else: It can mean going hungry.
The FBI had the Orlando gunman under watch -- twice -- and, after much consideration, decided to stop following him. Was this a mistake? Obviously, tragically so.
I am supposed to be writing about a shooting in Orlando, but my thoughts keep circling back to a funeral in Louisville.
The debate about whether it is time to take a look at how the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority serves the community could not have started much worse.
In the days since the death of Muhammad Ali, much has been said and written in an attempt to capture the essence of the man.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says it's Obama's fault, but state agency chiefs are pointing a disappointed finger at Reeves and legislators.
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