STARKVILLE – So exactly who among us becomes convinced that an incapacitated dementia patient’s dignity, safety and privacy are expendable so long as those sacrifices are useful in swaying a few votes in a political campaign?
What started as a beautiful wedding, turned into a Vardaman football reunion for me last Saturday night.
When Sid Salter called me Thursday and mentioned fair cabin insurance in the first sentence, I knew we were in trouble.
STARKVILLE – On a joyous occasion like one’s college graduation, few of us want to think about hunger and deprivation.
It’s long overdue. That’s how I would describe the success Leo “Bud” Welch of Bruce is experiencing right now.
After 27 years, The Journal is getting a facelift. The blue counter tops, gray walls and gray striped wallpaper that were so “in” in the late 80s are going. The new color scheme will be khaki mixed with some brown and black.
Columnist Bill Minor’s recent ramblings on the question of whether Mississippi’s voter identification laws will withstand federal judicial review in a lawsuit that hasn’t been filed indulge far more wishful thinking than actual illumination of the evolving legal environment.
Do we really need pennies anymore? Other than the old superstition of gaining some good luck if you find a stray one on the ground, the usefulness of the penny seems a thing of the past.
Joel and I drove through Tupelo Saturday afternoon, and the devastation from the tornado last Monday was horrific in the places we saw.
STARKVILLE – Can we really “sanitize” the death penalty so as to avoid pain and suffering by the condemned inmate?