I am two months into one of the greatest honors of my life – serving the Mississippi Press Association (MPA) as its president – and am reminded daily of the many people who are responsible for this incredible opportunity.
The launch of the SEC network this weekend makes me think I’ll be seeing less and less of my husband.
STARKVILLE – The push being spearheaded by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove to gin up lawsuits against the state over the failure of the Mississippi Legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) is one that is understandable if one simply read his Wikipedia entry on his political views on education.
If we’ve learned anything over the past four years, it’s that good friends, good tamales and good music always equal good times.
Addi Claire starting “big school” has left her little sister Ellie Kathryn very sad and Grana, too. The girls have been in day care together since Ellie Kathryn was six weeks old. Even though they were not in the same room, they walked in together in the morning, had lunch together, had nap time together, had play time in the afternoon and walked out together.
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.
The fig tree has been in our back yard for as long as I can remember. Every year, I have big plans for those figs, but it never seems to work out.
PHILADELPHIA – What did I see and hear at this year’s Neshoba County Fair? During his July 31 appearance at the venerable campground fair, incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran went back to the career characteristics that have marked his long and successful career to answer his critics.
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.
Gender reveal parties are sort of a new fad for pregnant women, but catching on quickly. The party is where expectant parents share the moment they discover their baby’s sex.