Today, left and right confused with right and wrong

Charlie Mitchell

Charlie Faulk was patient. As the first managing editor to shepherd me, he had to be. He’s gone now – 27 years – but America and American journalism are in sore need of his gentle good humor and wisdom.
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Spent Fourth weekend getting ready for Mississippi’s Giant House Party

Joel McNeece

One of the biggest highlights of every year for our family is fast approaching. The 129th Neshoba County Fair opens July 21 for its seven day run.
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Sad to read Rheta Grimsley Johnson is ending her column

Lisa McNeece

I started making this pasta a couple of years ago but have tweaked it some along the way. Unlike some people (my sister Celia, my husband Joel), I follow a recipe exactly how it is written the first time. Then I might make some changes to it.
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Do yourself a favor

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—There are some people in this world who believe that dying is absolutely the worst thing that can happen to a person.
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Rebellion created greatest nation the world has ever seen

The Committee of Five: (from left) 
John Adams, Roger Sherman, 
Robert Livingston, Thomas Jefferson 
and Benjamin Franklin

The Declaration of Independence was written by five men: John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. We know a lot about Adams, Jefferson and Franklin. Sherman and Livingston, not so much.
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Hot dogs, fireworks and the Red, White and Blue

Joel McNeece

A good hot dog drenched in mustard and relish, lawn chairs filled with family, a backyard baseball game, the ice cream freezer churning, and after dark, a good bottle rocket war – those were the Fourth of July celebrations of my childhood.
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Perfecting my okra and more cobblers high on to do list

Lisa McNeece

My upcoming kitchen experiments are perfecting my okra frying technique and cobbler cooking.
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If we delay maintaining our roads we will eventually all be driving off-road vehicles on dirt roads

Emmerich

Mississippi voters need to get up to speed on the debate about highway funding. There’s a lot of money on the line.
How much money? TRIP, a national transportation research group, just completed a study claiming deficient roads are costing Mississippians $2.9 billion a year in vehicle repairs, traffic delays and crashes. That’s about $1,500 per vehicle.
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We have met the enemy

Ray Mosby

“Hello, darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again..”—Paul Simon

I sometimes think the best metaphor for contemporary America is two neighbors, perpetually and with increasing anger and invective, arguing across a fence about property lines.

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Annual beach trip a smash

joel ek

I remain amazed with each passing day at all the things two little girls with smiles that could melt the North Pole can get me to do.
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