On Monday, during open session of a Lowndes County School Board meeting, board president Robert Barksdale made a phone call from the board table.
It's a political year and I was happy to see all the major politicians show up at the Mississippi Press Convention in Biloxi.
Monday, the Lowndes County School District voted to raise local taxes by four percent to ensure it had the reserve funds required by state law.
Civil asset forfeiture allows the government to confiscate property on the grounds that it is connected to a crime -- without ever convicting someone of the crime. In court, a lower burden of proof applies in these civil cases than in criminal cases, even when valuable property such as the vehicle you drive to work is at stake.
The Prairie has been unusually wild in the past week. A full-grown doe feeds in the middle of the sedge field in broad daylight. Her red hide shines in the sunlight. She ambles and nibbles, raising her head now and then as she stares with doe eyes.
I had a pickup truck. Her bloodline is not important, though I will say she was a 2001 and white in color.
In northeastern Lowndes County there is an old road now named Wolfe Road. That name is another example of people not knowing their own history.
Did the Russians pay the 2020 Democratic candidates to throw the 2020 election to President Donald Trump? Watching all four hours of the first Democratic debates, it became increasingly difficult to reach any other conclusion.
Five members of the U.S. women's soccer team -- plus its coach -- have publicly come out as lesbians.
Happy Fourth of July, the day we Americans set aside each summer to scare the bejeebers out of our house pets with explosives.
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