Don’t let politicians shut you out of your business

The greatest threat to this country, our democracy and the life of freedom we cherish isn’t the Democrats, the Republicans, or their extreme partisan battles over any and every issue. The greatest threat is the apathy of the American people.

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Learning about Bruce from “The Endcatcher”

The past few weeks I’ve been visiting folks in Houlka, Algoma, Houston and Pontotoc as part of research on the Tanglefoot Trail – the old rail line from Houston to New Albany that was transformed more than a year ago into a recreational trail.

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Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest

Curtis Wilkie’s latest book has a little of everything, as its title – Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest – describes.

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Politicians have to get out of the way

State leaders convened this week in Jackson to begin deliberating on 2015 business, which is a scary proposition to many, especially those concerned about public education in this state.

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Mother surprises with best gift this Christmas

Santa was very good to me this year, but my mother topped him in a big way. Prior to making the trip to Raymond for the annual McNeece family Christmas gathering, I was in coffee heaven with the new coffee bean grinder from Santa.
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Lots to love about Christmas

I love sitting by the fire with a warm cup of coffee, listening to Bing Crosby sing as I watch the lights on our Christmas tree twinkle.

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Santa always comes through

Among the best times at Christmas is watching the youngest in the family open their presents and seeing the excitement on their faces.

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Antique color wheel a big hit

It’s still two weeks from Christmas, but I may have already opened my most exciting gift.

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Best Wildcat season ever?

Calhoun City is on the verge of completing arguably the greatest season in Wildcat football history.

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Education, health care still not priorities for Gov. Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant doesn’t want to “adequately” fund education, is opposed to expanding Medicaid to help provide health insurance for Mississippians who can’t afford it, but is willing to give those in most need in our state a tax credit.

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