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Joel McNeece

It had been 40 years since I looked out the tiny windows atop the famous St. Louis Arch. It was a lot bigger in my memory.
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State leaders intent on confusing us voters

Joel McNeece

Not long after last week’s Journal came out Bob Cooper, of Bruce, called me to discuss Initiative 42, the citizen sponsored proposal seeking improved funding for our schools.
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Bang, Bang time with Addi Claire and BHS

Joel McNeece

This past Homecoming week in Bruce and Calhoun City was different than all those in the past for me.
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Ten best songs of all time, for right now

Joel McNeece

During a road trip recently to a Bruce football game, Dr. Bruce Longest and I were discussing our displeasure with a Rolling Stone magazine article ranking the best songs of all time.
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Fitting tributes for North and South Calhoun

Joel McNeece

Anyone who doubts the overwhelming importance of our schools, not just from an educational standpoint but what it means as a vital fabric of life, should have been present for the dedications of separate monuments at North and South Calhoun High Schools last Saturday.
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Lawmakers actions related to Initiative 42 shameful

Joel McNeece

Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, speaker of the House of Representatives, and for most part all of the Mississippi Legislature essentially told Mississippians to stay the hell out of their business on Monday.
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Sorting out the race for president

Joel McNeece

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?

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Feel for the supervisors; appreciate Trent Kelly

Joel McNeece

It’s not easy to drum up sympathy for county supervisors, but in some instances it is warranted.
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Reveling pedaling once more

Joel McNeece

It’s one of the greatest memories of any childhood – your first bicycle and the freedom that came with it.
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Despite temperatures, football season is here and we’re thankful

Joel McNeece

“Finally,” an excited Bruce football coach James Ray said to me as I walked on to the Trojans’ practice field Monday afternoon.

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