Baseball is the worst, and best

Joel McNeece

“The impossible is possible. The unbelievable is believable.” Those were the words of my favorite baseball announcer, the late, great Harry Caray speaking about the game he loved most.
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Still searching for kid and pet-friendly ant solution

Lisa McNeece

Calhoun City native Anita Cole Alcorn of Oak Ridge, TN, stopped by The Journal to visit Monday.
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Angry bills, buddy bills dominate 2016 session

Charlie Mitchell

In 1980, a silly movie, “Airplane,” was released. In one scene a passenger loses her composure. The other passengers line up. Each one more aggressively tries to slap her back to her senses.
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Good tunes, good tamales, good combination

Joel McNeece

Sitting on a curb in Downtown Clarksdale, I told my friends, “I could sit here all day.” The mellifluous baritone voice of Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant gets me every time.
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Ant problem becoming bigger than gnats

Lisa McNeece

I have an ant problem in the kitchen that just won’t go away. Typically this time of year, I have a few to come in around the sink area. I spray. They go away. End of story.
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Legislative leadership is being irresponsible

ag jim hood

The lieutenant governor of Mississippi has decided that huge tax cuts in the face of equally large reductions in a dwindling state budget make sense for our citizens. And yet, nothing could be more irresponsible.
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One party system proving bad for Mississippi

wyatt emmerich

Our new Republican leaders are so desperate for new jobs, they’ll fork over billions in taxpayers’ money to bribe big foreign companies to come to Mississippi.
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Our state is better than this

Joel McNeece

Last Thursday, I stood on the first floor of our beautiful state Capitol with newspaper publishers from around the state to mark the 150th anniversary of the Mississippi Press Association.

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Louisiana rice a great discovery; Buck’s caramel cake getting more publicity

Lisa McNeece

Son Marshall brought us a bag of Creole Rose brand rice from a recent trip to Louisiana.
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I finally wrote one Tweet that actually expresses my beliefs

Sid Salter

For old-school newspaper opinion/editorial writers, Twitter has always seemed anathema to what we tried to spend our careers doing – challenging people to talk and think about the important public policy debates that confronted us as citizens.
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