Can’t wait for that Thanksgiving feast

Joel McNeece

Turkey, dressing, sweet potato casserole, hamburger pie, pecan pie and more will be on the Thanksgiving table this week. I’m already giving thanks to the many who provided the inspiration for all these dishes I will be consuming in large quantities Thursday afternoon.
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How many Christmas trees are too many?

Lisa McNeece

In addition to Thanksgiving cooking, we’ll be putting up Christmas decorations at our house this week. I bought a new tree for the bedroom – a skinny “pencil” tree that I put up Sunday.
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Thanksgiving is a middle child, but deserves attention

Charlie Mitchell

Confession: Much of what follows is recycled. But recycling is a good thing, isn’t it? The thought being repeated is that Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are a trifecta of holidays, all in a row. Bam, bam, bam.
Thanksgiving, like a middle child, can get lost in the shuffle.
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Plenty for us to be thankful for

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

How amazing that a few pilgrims 400 years ago landed on the grim and gray shores of America, scrounging a hard scrabble existence, living month to month and happy for the freedom to be who they wanted to be, think what they want to think and worship the Lord as they saw fit.
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It’s less about Moore than us

Ray Mosby

When I first heard the news about Alabama’s would-be next Republican U.S. Senator “Judge” Roy Moore, I had two thoughts almost simultaneously: thank God it isn’t Mississippi and this might get the crazy ole coot more votes.
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The Saints, the cold and The Curtiss highlight Buffalo visit

saints bills joel

The temperature registered 30, but the cold, crisp, biting air said it was a different kind of 30. It was Buffalo.
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Christmas card chaos reigns supreme again

Lisa McNeece

It was deja vu all over again, with our annual Christmas card photo taking session Sunday afternoon.
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Better school, better community

Charlie Mitchell

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men have had their first meeting. Their challenge is to put the Jackson Public Schools back together again. No small feat.
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State leaders need to listen to Hall

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Dick Hall has earned his gravitas after 24 years in the Legislature and 19 years as central commissioner for Mississippi’s Department of Transportation. A Republican from way back, nobody questions his conservative credentials.
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Duty of memory is always present

Cpl. Hellums funeral at Shady Grove.

“Le devoir de mémoire est toujours présent.”
Those were the words from my friend Gerard Louis of Chanteheup, France in our most recent email exchange.
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