STARKVILLE – I like to think of it as the day that Mississippi taxpayers were told that with a little faith and an investment in new technology, we could turn kudzu into gold. Black gold, Texas Tea, you know the rest of the song.
Curtis Wilkie’s latest book has a little of everything, as its title – Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest – describes.
It’s been at least 30 years since I’ve had one of Tula Vance’s butter rolls, but I can taste it today.
STARKVILLE – The brewing battle over what the Mississippi Legislature does with the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) conflict will be defined both by numbers and by language.
Proponents of the Better Schools, Better Jobs group are pushing a ballot initiative to amend Section 201 of the Mississippi Constitution to require that the state provide and the Legislature fully fund an “adequate and efficient” public school system.
State leaders convened this week in Jackson to begin deliberating on 2015 business, which is a scary proposition to many, especially those concerned about public education in this state.
Have you seen a bald eagle in the Bruce area? We have had several sightings over the past month.
While Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood has been one Democrat that the state’s Republican Party has often targeted but never tagged, the GOP trial balloons continue to be floated by a number of potential challengers.
Santa was very good to me this year, but my mother topped him in a big way. Prior to making the trip to Raymond for the annual McNeece family Christmas gathering, I was in coffee heaven with the new coffee bean grinder from Santa.
Celia’s second grandchild scheduled to arrive this month, came last Monday, Dec. 22. Lainy Kathryn Rea was born Monday night around 9 p.m. to niece Abby Hillhouse and her husband Sam.
STARKVILLE – Since we’re headed into a courthouse-to-statehouse election year in Mississippi, the political conversation will of course turn to who is responsible for any and every thing that’s not to the liking of the state’s electorate.