Bruce square is decorated for Christmas with finishing touches going up this week. The Fine Arts Club is working on the gazebo, and the Twentieth Century Club has transformed the light posts.
The announcement of former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain’s death this week at the age of 85 brought back memories of the time 30 years ago when Mississippi and the rest of the nation waded through one of the more bizarre chapters in the state’s political history and perhaps the dirtiest campaign seen in this state before or since.
The theme for the past week seems to be cold and wet. It has followed me every where I’ve gone.
We are going to have to teach our old-school lingo to the next generation.
Back on April 25, the U.S. Senate by a vote of 63 to 30 passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, a measure which would empower states to collect sales tax out-of-state online purchases. The bill would exempt small businesses that earn less than $1 million annually from out-of-state sales.
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
– John Holmes
A long-time Bruce business has closed the doors. Ronald and Chris Clark have sold the inventory of their junk/antique store– The Tradin’ Place, to re-tire.
CORINTH – Every economic development entity, every chamber of commerce and every regional economic alliance talks about growth, new jobs and ways to bring increased prosperity to their locales. But in Corinth and Alcorn County, their leaders are not just talking about growth – they’re planning for it.
I’ll never forget Wesley Ruth’s description of the scene at Normandy Beach as he landed on June 14, 1944.
It seems that every municipality in the county is looking at speed bumps to slow down speeders.