First debate lacks bluster, but plenty of falsehoods

Joel McNeece

I found the first presidential debate Monday night between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump less blusterous than anticipated, but abundant with the same myths providing a frustrating choice for the American people.
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Much to enjoy in sunny Sarasota

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Surrounded by tall, green palm trees swaying in a steady breeze and beautiful blue water in every direction sparkling in the endless bright sunshine is a view that’s hard to beat and easy to get used to.

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Stephens inspires by hard work

Joel McNeece

If hard work is truly a virtue, then Samuel Stephens is a saint.
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Protests can still be respectful

Joel McNeece

I support Colin Kaepernick’s constitutional right to make an ass of himself.
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Demise of right wing media may be close

Joel McNeece

Among the many fascinating effects of this most unusual presidential election featuring the two most unpopular candidates in U.S. history, is the carnage it is having within the respective political parties.
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Ready to see “beautiful game” in Calhoun County

Joel McNeece

The new season began for me last weekend by witnessing some solid tackling, good ball control, wonderful passing and strong defensive play, but I’m not talking about Friday night’s football games.
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Lots of need, but little funding

Joel McNeece

Calhoun County Supervisors acknowledged Monday morning they are going to have to raise taxes at least one mil just to maintain current services at the same level, but to answer requests, some very legitimate from various department heads, it could take up to a four mil increase.
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The best route for a Sunday cruise

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There are certain must haves when I’m looking for the optimum spot for a Sunday afternoon cruise on my Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic – snake-like curves mixed with throttle turning straightaways, rolling hills, beautiful scenery, limited traffic and even fewer stop signs and red lights.
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Glad speaker realizes it’s time to put country and state ahead of politics

Joel McNeece

Politicians, speaking in 10 minute segments scattered across two days at the Neshoba County Fair last week, told those in the audience either the state is doing great, or is in dire need of leadership.
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Neshoba County Fair has plenty of great spots

Joel McNeece

There were nearly 30 of us packed on to the once large steps leading into the Salter-Denley Cabin on Founders Square at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds. The constantly growing family has made the annual group photo at the Fair quite the challenge.
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