Governor did well with Maxwell appointment; some of my favorite interviews of 2015

Joel McNeece

Calhoun County received some positive news to close out 2015 when Gov. Phil Bryant announced that Judge Jimmy Maxwell was being appointed to the state supreme court.
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A good road trip is always great gift

Joel McNeece

I feel fortunate that at a relatively young age I discovered a memorable experience is a much greater treasure than any material item.
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Secrecy is never best way to make any decision

Joel McNeece

Calhoun County Supervisors, Calhoun City Mayor and Board of Aldermen, and Calhoun Health Services administration and its board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday morning to accept a bid from Baptist Hospitals out of Memphis to take over operations at Calhoun Health Services, pending lease negotiations.
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Consider the gift of food this Christmas

Joel McNeece

Many of us are trying to wrap up our Christmas shopping for the year with the big day less than three weeks away. While you’re out searching for that perfect gift for your friends and family, consider a gift that would be even more meaningful to more than half a million Mississippians – food.
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Our Christmas tree is stunning, unlike any of those of my youth

Joel McNeece

My wife Lisa and I spent the holiday weekend putting up our Christmas tree. Technically speaking, I drug the artificial tree down from the attic and placed it in the stand.

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The best Thanksgiving dressing absolutely anywhere

Joel McNeece

I was walking to Sissy Tunnell’s third grade class at Bruce Elementary last week to learn about the marvelous book they made for this Thanksgiving when BES Principal Jeff Patton and I began talking about how much we were looking forward to this week’s feast.
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The good, the bad, and the ugly of our trip to Denver

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My 11th annual NFL excursion with Dr. Bruce Longest was a tale of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
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Reluctant heroes, proud survivors

Joel McNeece

Dwight Hellums admirably declines the description, but he’s a hero.
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Jack is both trouble and a teacher

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I change the wallpaper on my iPhone routinely, but the subject of the picture is virtually always the same – my dog Jack.
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Support our kids, not the politicians

Joel McNeece

I believe in Mississippi. I believe we can be better and deserve better than 50th. I believe the path to maximizing the potential of our great state is through education and opportunity. That is why I support Initiative 42 and urge you to do the same.
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