Figured out who you’re going to support for president next year? I can tell you there are no shortage of choices thus far, but are there any good ones?
It’s not easy to drum up sympathy for county supervisors, but in some instances it is warranted.
It’s one of the greatest memories of any childhood – your first bicycle and the freedom that came with it.
“Finally,” an excited Bruce football coach James Ray said to me as I walked on to the Trojans’ practice field Monday afternoon.
Every time I walk into the offices of the Clarion-Ledger in downtown Jackson, I’m reminded of a picture of my friend David Hampton, a longtime editorialist for the newspaper, sitting underneath the large display of the First Amendment on the lobby wall – “Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...”
Absentee voting is now underway for this year’s county elections, but it would be more appropriate to say that voting has been absent in Calhoun County over the past decade and appears to be getting more scarce.
It will go down as possibly the hottest Sawmill Festival in history, but I’m not referring exclusively to the near 100 degree heat, but also the remarkable fireworks show that put the exclamation point on Bruce’s annual celebration.
“Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.” – Jean Baptiste Racine
The above quote from the French dramatist dates back to the 17th Century, but I’ve been thinking about it a lot over the past week since Chip Crocker told me it was a favorite of his father, Ottis Brazel Crocker.
Obamacare, same sex marriage and the Confederate flag – quite a past 10 days it has been in national news with much of the changing winds blowing against traditional Mississippi stances.