Our family partied most of the weekend. We went to Oxford Saturday for a joint birthday party for granddaughter Addi Claire, who turned 5 Dec. 26, and granddaughter Ellie Kathryn, who will be 2 next week.
Normally, comedy writers in New York or Los Angeles would be aiming this story squarely at Mississippi or another rural state. But truth be known, this tale emanates from Ohio.
There doesn’t appear to be a lot on the 2014 agenda of the Mississippi Legislature, which opened for business Tuesday, that will really stir the pot due to the Republican Leadership of Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn mostly being on the same page when it comes to hot button issues.
It was great to see Jim Beckett out and about Monday. Jim came home last week from an 18-day stay in the hospital in Oxford.
Back in 2010, the Simpson-Bowles Commission offered a radical solution to a complex problem facing this nation in a presentation made by the bipartisan presidential commission on the nation’s debt and deficits at the National Governors Association (NGA) meeting in Boston.
The Tupelo police officer killed last week has connections to Bruce.
The end of the driveway entering The Journal is often like a horrific thrift store where you can find most everything in the world you would never want for yourself.
FOREST – Solid, productive communities are built on the strong backs, impeccable character and reliable vision of men like John Furniss Bondurant.
I’m still dreaming of a white Christmas. I’ve haven’t experienced one in my many years. Maybe a few flakes here or there or a light dusting, but nothing snowman worthy.
A couple of notes that came in with subscription renewals– Calhoun natives Hattie Morgan of Mobile paid for her and her brother, Buford Clark, in Bonifay, Florida.