Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann described newspapers as “critical for Mississippi” during one of the few serious moments at his roasting held last week at the Hilton in Jackson which raised more than $26,000 for journalism scholarships.
We spent a couple of days last week in Jackson for Mississippi Press Association’s annual Mid-Winter Convention.
Mississippi’s agriculture and forestry industries are a $7.3 billion business, employing almost one-third of Mississippi workers on 30 million acres.
It’s time for the legislature to allow municipalities around Mississippi to utilize the option of a local sales tax to generate funds for infrastructure improvements. In fact, it’s past time and the denial of the option for Mississippi’s cities and towns is completely opposite of the way the same state leaders view Washington.
Before first granddaughter Addi Claire was born I spent a long time thinking about what I wanted her to call me. Grandmother names stick with you for life. It’s the one chance you have to pick your own name.
Are we headed back to firing squads in Wyoming or Missouri? Will Virginia bring back the electric chair? The gallows still operate in three states – Delaware, New Hampshire and Washington. Will more follow?
We are all familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I have a dream” speech from August of 1963 as he stood before thousands at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant and his Water Liars partner Justin Kinkel-Schuster have a new album coming out February 4.
This one “Water Liars” is already getting great reviews.
Far be it for a man whose birth certificate reads “Sidney Leo” to make fun of anyone’s name, but one has to admit that “Delbert Hosemann” is quite the moniker.