Why would the name of a state senator from Ellisville be on a professionally created survey seeking voters' views on national issues? The answer is obvious. The opinion survey is a pre-campaign ad. Chris McDaniel intends to be a U.S. senator.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn are touting their great success this year in holding down the cost of government.
About 20 years ago, when the Internet was in its infancy in these parts, Betty Armstreet Sparrow joined a Yahoo on-line craft club and met a woman in Hannibal, Missouri, named Jackie. The two became best friends.
My plan for today's column was to put together a walking tour of a historic area on the north side of Main Street in Columbus.
Today is the deadline for filing federal income taxes.
I write on the subjects of birds and bees but this week I thought I'd infringe on sports editor Adam Minichino's area -- basketball. Something I know little or nothing about.
Market Street, from the Princess Theatre to the Magnolia Bowl. I knew it well, in the soles of my feet. Steve's Cafe was there, next to the Princess, where it belonged.
Most Christians today will celebrate Easter enjoying a traditional meal that is also one of the year's most important family gathering times.
Jeff Smith has represented Lowndes County in the House of Representatives since 1992. Wednesday, during his appearance at the Kiwanis Club of Columbus at Lion Hills Center, he noted he has just completed his 26th legislative session.
Several neighbor ladies sat on the Prairie porch enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon while admiring masses of butterflies on blossoming trees.
When a family finds itself in a financial pickle and looks for advice, the admonition is always the same: Make a budget and stick to it.
Two years ago, I wrote a column about famed archaeologist Clarence Bloomfield Moore's expeditions up the Tombigbee and Black Warrior rivers between 1900 and 1906.
Ben Kilgore would like to sell you a school bus. Not just any school bus, mind you, a '57 Chevy 3800. Condition is, well, rough. Maybe even rougher than the pictures on craigslist suggest.
For most of his life, Peggy' Sue's dad was a racist.
There's an old pilot saying: There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots. And then there is my father-in-law Bob Knight.
Sam asked if I was ready for him to cut the grass. I had asked that he save the area on a little hill that runs from the house down to the lake.
Today there are seven different homes and two Churches open on three different tours for the Columbus pilgrimage.
This wasn't last time. It took less than a minute for everyone, most notably the Connecticut Huskies, to figure that out.
Nathan Boggan's folks were humble, working class folks who lived in the tiny farming community of Fellowship in Jasper County, on a farm that had been the family's home for generations.
The insects are out, as the red-bellied woodpecker knows.
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