The flight of the hummingbirds

Joel McNeece

The sound was something to behold. Sitting on Grady Wilson’s back porch under his metal roof there was a constant hum.
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With baby Jack, house again looks like day care

Lisa McNeece

My house looks like a day care again. And I’m okay with that.
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Capital distorting megadeal favoritism is killing our state

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Many Mississippians may remember the recent failed venture to convert pine trees into gasoline. Gas was over $4 a gallon and it seemed like a great idea. After all, pine trees are mainly made of hydrogen and carbon, same as gasoline. All we had to do was rearrange the atoms using existing technology.
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We are a changed people

Ray Mosby

What was on that Monday now 16 years ago, a handful of fanatical thugs flew hijacked American airplanes into American buildings and what both we and rest of the world had always thought of as America almost immediately changed.
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Poor Charlie isn’t poor or a jackass

Joel McNeece

“Is that Jackass?” J.R. Denton asked.
“It is,” I told him. “We miss him.”
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Countians evacuate here from Florida

Lisa McNeece

Calhoun natives Michael Herrod and Diane Parker Winter with daughter Haley and family evacuated their Florida homes and came to Calhoun County last week.
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Summer adventure turned tide of American history

Charlie Mitchell

Summer was a happy time in the Mississippi Delta for 12-year-old Simeon Wright. It only became happier when Wright and his brothers were told a cousin, Bobo, would be visiting from Chicago.
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Think man’s higher species?

Ray Mosby

As I write this, I am not in the loftiest of moods, so to expect a lot is probably setting yourself up for disappointment.
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Eaton an example of once dominant force in politics

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Mississippi is a small state where people are closely connected. I got to know Bo Eaton because my wife Ginny “used to rock me to sleep” as his babysitter in Taylorsville.
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Architecture River Cruise highlight of Chicago trip

Our first view as we head down the Chicago River.

My only regret about our trip to Chicago last week was just not getting to do everything we wanted to do. Many times when Joel and I are gone, after three or four days, I have had enough and am ready to go home. Not this time.
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