Someone or something was disconnecting the battery wires on the deer feeder. Checking the canister there was plenty of corn but no power. This was the second time in a week.
In 2008, Columbus celebrated the career and life of the legendary world champion boxer Henry Armstrong, who had been born on Nash Road just north of town.
No kids. Tess and I both have two grown kids and all are out there in that big world on their own.
"It all depends on whose ox is getting gored."
The Mississippi Legislature reached a key point in its 2015 session on Monday, the deadline for presenting new legislation.
When I was a child, a visit from the preacher meant a flurry of activity.
It took a year, but Tommy Williams got an answer: He was right.
I've been mopey about another bookstore closing.
I have had several people ask me to explain how there came to be both the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
A team from Public Broadcasting System was in town most of last week doing a segment on Main Street for PBS's NewsHour. The piece is not on Main Street in the literal sense, but Main Street as a euphemism for small-town America.
I was recently watching the always thought provoking CBS Sunday Morning show and saw an opinion piece on the terrorist activities in Paris.
There is a new book out called "Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and other Persons of Interest."
Monday, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant which resulted in the confiscation of an undisclosed number of gallons of moonshine.
I read with interest the several stories in the Jan. 11, 2015, Dispatch, with an eye towards our state's education.
Last week was a cold one. We spent much time glued to the digital thermometer and calling out temperatures to the household.
Last week saw another bicentennial event with links to Mississippi.
More than one person said they thought UFOs were descending on Columbus Thursday night when they saw the Chinese lanterns wafting their way north along Highway 45.
There is a reason the general public has such a dim view of politicians.
If he were still alive, Elvis Presley would be celebrating his 80th birthday today.
When we get up in age the past figures more prominently in our conversations. Someone once said that.
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