Former Gov. William Winter has long been one of my absolute favorite Mississippians. Not only for his contributions to this state during his term in the governor’s office (1980-84), but for his work since focused on bringing Mississippians together.
Spend an afternoon with Estha Mae Parker and you will come away with the same belief as me – she is one of the great jewels of Calhoun County.
During our recent renovation of The Journal office, my wife Lisa uncovered a very comprehensive economic development plan for all of Calhoun County dated 1962.
I don’t know what it’s going to take for U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel to get the message this race is over.
While driving to Philadelphia last Saturday morning to do some prep work on our family’s Neshoba County Fair cabin, my wife Lisa, as she often does, was reading a magazine article to me.
While the Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and the handful of us Southern Miss fans around Calhoun are most vocal when it comes to supporting our respective athletic teams, it’s Mississippi’s community college system that is of greatest importance to this county.
I’ll never forget the first time we met. I was greeted with a big hug and a wet kiss that left lipstick marks on my cheek. That was Kerry.
It only comes around every four years, and when it does, I’m addicted. The World Cup, taking place right now in Brazil and broadcast all over ESPN’s television and radio channels, is a can’t miss event for me.
“The McDaniel campaign, they seem to always be on the wrong side of a door,” said former Gov. Haley Barbour. “Have you ever heard of a group of people who were in places they weren’t supposed to be more often?”
The past few weeks have been rather difficult with a number of deaths around the county. Two that were personal for me were Linda Cooper of Bruce and Gordon Cook of Pittsboro.