Sawmill Festival starts this week; obsessed with raccoons, bees, hummingbirds around our house

Lisa McNeece

Sawmill Festival activities officially kick off Thursday night with the Aqua Pageant which will move back to the Multi-Purpose Building.
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HB 1523: Post-decision blame game, political posturing solves nothing

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – The actual judicial decision written by U.S. District Carlton Reeves in striking down Mississippi’s House Bill 1523 was eloquent, persuasive, and powerful – and at the same time, the ruling itself was entirely predictable and in keeping with the prevailing federal judicial winds.
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Need less frivolity, much more substance in Jackson

Joel McNeece

The steam was almost visible coming from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s head as he talked about “The Great Scrape” of 2016.
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Extreme heat moves in early and my plants are showing it

Lisa McNeece

Typically my patio plants start to look burned in mid-July, but they are starting to look really stressed now. We are having [Read more...]

Move forward from ‘64 Klan murder case, but learn from it

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – After 52 years, the announcement of the closing of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County by members of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan was in many ways anti-climactic.
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Visit with American Pharoah highlights visit to Kentucky

american pharoah

He came walking out of his stable, head high, ears straight up, seemingly looking straight at me.
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Weekend capped with shortened movie experience and dropping prescription glasses in lake

Lisa McNeece

Our weekend included an afternoon at the movies “Finding Dory” and losing my prescription sunglasses in the bottom of Grenada Lake.
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Gun control discussions are rifled with myths

Charlie Mitchell

Today’s National Rifle Association is a trade association — protecting manufacturers — yet masquerades as a grassroots citizen rights movement.

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Soaking up shade from Houlka to Houston

Joel McNeece

I’m closer to completing the entire Tanglefoot Trail after a wonderful bicycling experience this past weekend.
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Good and bad in this year’s “Gardening Journal” from our house

Lisa McNeece

This is typically the time of year I start to take stock of my patio and yard plants and start taking notes for next year on what went well and what didn’t.
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