One tweet over the line

Ray Mosby

T.S. Eliot rather famously wrote: “This is the way the wold ends…not with a bang, but a whimper.” At this point I could take no small degree of solace from an assurance that it won’t end with a tweet.
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Jack doesn’t care for fireworks, but he’s still hanging in there

Joel McNeece

Everybody loves fireworks, you say...well, Jack doesn’t. Jack is our 11-year-old Yellow Lab who sleeps at the foot of our bed, as he has all his life. Except for when there’s a loud clap of thunder, or like on New Year’s Eve, fireworks popping somewhere in the distance. Jack then moves to the opposite end of the bed, often on my head.
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Ellie Kathryn keeps us laughing

Lisa McNeece

Granddaughter Ellie Kathryn certainly keeps us laughing. She was genuinely surprised that Santa came to see her, because she said she had been bad.
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Budget woes will add fire to fight over BP settlement distribution

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – The legislative battle over the ultimate distribution of some $750 million in economic damages from the BP oil spill settlement was always going to be heated and contentious.
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Few of my favorite interviews of 2016

steve norwood

The best part of my job has always been the people you meet and the opportunity to tell their story. I’m a believer that everyone has a story to tell, it’s just a matter of opportunity.
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Christmas tree barely survived the season with Charlie lurking

charlie-tree

I have taken Christmas decorations down in all kinds of weather– 30 degrees, 60 degrees, rainy, windy, etc.
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Public pension worries are state’s ghosts of Christmas yet to come

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – As we saw earlier this month, it’s rather difficult in December to escape the life lessons from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” – nor should we.
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Some New Year’s resolutions for the Mississippi Legislature

Emmerich

The State Legislature needs to make some New Year’s resolutions. Allow me to offer my assistance.
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Celebrating Christmas in glorious black and white

Joel McNeece

I was sitting on my couch at 1 a.m. watching the movie  “White Christmas” with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye when I realized once again, I’m getting old, but I like it.
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Crazy weather, lots of Christmas activities and Jo Tedford’s Pecan Pie Muffins

Lisa McNeece

It was a weekend full of crazy weather and Christmas activities.
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