Calhoun’s best days could still be ahead

Joel McNeece

I read a story in The Washington Post Sunday afternoon that painted a rather bleak picture for the future of Calhoun County.
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Baby Robin on doorstep is final straw

Lisa McNeece

The battle with the Robins at our house has thankfully (hopefully) come to an end. The curtain-pulling only helped for one day, and the birds were back window-thumping at full force early the next morning on the big picture window in the kitchen.
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Mississippi has vested interest in emerging foreign agricultural markets

Sid Salter

At face value, it’s still a day of Matlock meets Betty Crocker at a lawn party fish fry. Southern traditions – real and imagined, it seems – still hangs in the air on the campus of Delta State University as thick as the humidity.
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Some advice for our 2016 graduates

Joel McNeece

Just over 150 young Calhoun Countians will walk across a stage this week and receive their high school diploma and immediately step into the next phase of their lives. Here’s a few notes to ponder as you move forward:
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Finally winning the battle with Robins at our house

Lisa McNeece

The battle with the robins at our house continues, although we may have come to a standstill.
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Two-party system will be tested by elections, down ticket impacts

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – The evolution of presidential and congressional politics over the last decade in the U.S. and the growing impacts that evolution is having in state politics in Mississippi has led me to revisit the writings of French sociologist, law professor and member of the European Parliament the late Maurice Duverger, who died in 2014 at the age of 97.

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Why are folks so mean?

Ray Mosby

“Jesus was a Capricorn; He ate organic food; He believed in love and peace; And never wore no shoes…”—Quoted material by Kris Kristofferson
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Michael Herrod makes you want to travel everywhere

Joel McNeece

Michael Herrod, of Bruce, is an example of the remarkably talented and fascinating people in Calhoun County.
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Our front porch has become popular hangout

Lisa McNeece

I got wonderful Mother’s Day gifts– a “38915” pillow from A Little Birdie made in Calhoun City that Jo Ellen gave me. It looks fabulous in our front porch swing.
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Constitutional ship has sailed on same sex marriage

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Anyone who expects the public furor over Mississippi’s House Bill 1523 to subside or who believe that people on either side of the debate will soften their positions simply haven’t been paying attention.
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