None of them will be there to be toasted, hear the applause and pick up a trophy, but Evelyn Gandy, James Hardy, Aaron Henry, Elvis Presley and Ida B. Wells certainly deserve to join the roster of Mississippi superstars.
Carefully arranged on the table is the Nativity scene -- the tiny baby all glowing bright with Mary and Joseph kneeling peacefully beside the manger, and all around while angels are singing, the shepherds pose near the little drummer boy holding a lamb to give to the newborn king while three wise men enter bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh ...
Judging from the reaction to some of Donald Trump's Cabinet choices, there are two types of businesspeople Democrats distrust: those who behave as you would expect businesspeople to behave and those who don't.
In the Trump movie now playing in the American theater, connecting all the dots requires the artistry of a mapmaker and the insight of a psychic.
In this world, it is often dangerous to be an enemy of the United States, said Henry Kissinger in 1968, but to be a friend is fatal.
A rose to Mississippi University Women's Culinary Arts Institute for taking its message of healthy eating to the streets -- literally.
Recently, an article ran in The Commercial Dispatch concerning the Lowndes County Community Work Program. In that article, a Lowndes County Supervisor said he wants judges to issue contempt of court warrants the day after someone does not show up for the work program. He indicated that warrants are not immediately being issued due to bureaucracy and judges "not wanting to do their d*** jobs."
A woman carrying a bag of cat food stopped and put a dollar in the red kettle. "Thanks," I said. "I hope you and your cat have a merry Christmas."
We recently spent four days in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was their Grand Illumination with all of its lights, fireworks and Christmas decorations.
There was a time, not too long ago, when employee benefits were almost always taken for granted.
You know why I dislike Donald Trump?
I have what career counselors call a "limited skill set," which means there are all sorts of jobs I'd be terrible at.
The American appetite for businessmen in government is a hardy perennial.
Tuesday the Starkville-Oktibbeha School District Board of Trustees and representatives of the consulting firm it hired in November hashed out a game plan for finding a new school superintendent.
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