If the first week is any sign of what’s to come, holy cow!

Joel McNeece

I wrote in my first column post-election that Donald J. Trump earned the right to prove himself as president. I still believe that, but he’s making it difficult to extend that chance when he and his administration are shooting craziness at us at such an alarming rate.
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Prefer a grilled cheese’s oozy to Trump’s

Joel McNeece

“The main problem in any democracy is that crowd-pleasers are generally brainless swine who can go out on a stage and whup their supporters into a frenzy—then go back to the office and sell every one of the poor souls down the tube for a nickel apiece.”
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Forgot what it’s like riding the “cheese wagon”

Joel McNeece

There’s an old saying that “the person whose problems are all behind them is probably a school bus driver.” I guess I’m one of the “problems.”
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Vardaman, Murphree were two very different governors

Joel McNeece

A man of great dignity and a “baffling figure,” such is the description of the two former Mississippi governors I was most interested in reading about in Dr. David Sansing’s new book “Mississippi Governors.”
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Jack doesn’t care for fireworks, but he’s still hanging in there

Joel McNeece

Everybody loves fireworks, you say...well, Jack doesn’t. Jack is our 11-year-old Yellow Lab who sleeps at the foot of our bed, as he has all his life. Except for when there’s a loud clap of thunder, or like on New Year’s Eve, fireworks popping somewhere in the distance. Jack then moves to the opposite end of the bed, often on my head.
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Few of my favorite interviews of 2016

steve norwood

The best part of my job has always been the people you meet and the opportunity to tell their story. I’m a believer that everyone has a story to tell, it’s just a matter of opportunity.
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Celebrating Christmas in glorious black and white

Joel McNeece

I was sitting on my couch at 1 a.m. watching the movie  “White Christmas” with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye when I realized once again, I’m getting old, but I like it.
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No White Christmas for me after snowy weekend in Detroit

lions-game

You may be dreaming of a White Christmas, but I’ve seen all the snow I care to see this year.
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New faces in new places all around Calhoun

Joel McNeece

“For the times they are a-changin’.”  – Bob Dylan
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This is a special group of Wildcats

Joel McNeece

There are so many things to love about this year’s Calhoun City Wildcat football team it’s hard to list them all.
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