Nothing but the best this Thursday

Joel McNeece

Thanksgiving is the very best holiday of the year because it delivers not only a welcome day at home with family but is celebrated by my favorite past time – eating.
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Christmas card pictures always a challenge

Lisa McNeece

I’ve said every year, if a video was made of me and my family taking Christmas card photos, it would be better than any card photo we could make, and this year was no exception.
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Lawmakers again will confront calls for highway, bridge improvements

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Nothing has changed since last year’s version of the legislative fight over the future of Mississippi’s transportation infrastructure system with the exception of the absolute certainty that neglect combined with a historic drought in much of the state that the state’s highways and bridges are in worse shape now than they were a year ago.
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I’ll pass on kiss of death

Ray Mosby

There is what has proved to be an attention-getting decorative jar, a tapered one with a cork stopper on my desk that is labeled—that is, advertises itself as containing “Expert Opinions.”
That jar is empty. Always.
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Politics, reality are very different

Joel McNeece

It’s been an odd week. President-Elect Donald Trump isn’t something most thought they would ever say, but it’s real, and despite the anxiety of many of my “Yellow Dog” friends, it’s not the end of the world.
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Going back in time at Stepp Saver Pharmacy

Lisa McNeece

It was so odd walking in to Stepp-Saver Pharmacy Friday morning and hearing the clickety clack of a typewriter.
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Protests aside, electoral system worked and it wasn’t rigged

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – President-elect Donald Trump served up a lot of controversial comments, gaffes, outrages, and unfounded accusations over the course of the 2016 election cycle – but at the end of the day, Trump won the election and won it fairly within the rules of presidential electoral politics.
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I only wish it were over

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—We have made a choice but we have by no means accepted it. An election is over, but in the minds of half the country nothing is resolved.
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Do the two traditional political parties survive and thrive after the 2016 race?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – As I write this column, the polls remain open and voting continues in the 2016 presidential election. Democrat or Republican, Clintonite or Trumpster, liberal or conservative, the candle of hope for the candidate you support still burns bright.
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Win or lose, it’s at least finally over

Joel McNeece

We can all exhale now, the most painful presidential election of our lifetime is finally over.
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