Saddened by passing of Gayle Bullard’s dog “Bud”

Lisa McNeece

I was so sad to hear of the passing of Gayle Bullard’s Yellow Lab “Bud” on Thursday.

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Reactions to slaying of Hattiesburg policemen are illuminating

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – In Mississippi, the brutal slayings of two Hattiesburg policemen – one white and one African American – has been illuminating.

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Poverty, not race, is the core issue

If you read or watched any of the national news coverage over the past week, you were certainly inundated with the scenes out of Baltimore.
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Big afternoon for Addie Claire, but hard for Grana to let go

Lisa McNeece

Six-year-old granddaughter Addi Claire had quite the triumphant weekend as she mastered riding her bike without training wheels.
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Whores by any other name

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK— A conservative friend of mine contacted me last week highly irate over the notion that the professional ladies at Nevada’s famed Bunny Ranch had made something of an unorthodox political statement by banding together to make clear their 2016 presidential preference in calling themselves “Hookers for Hillary.”

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Enjoying good coffee and good friends in New Albany

What started out as a reconnaissance mission for the Bruce Museum turned into a trip of good coffee, lots of laughs and some great storytelling.

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Photos sought for past mayors of Bruce

Lisa McNeece

Among new exhibits underway at the Bruce Museum is a compilation of photos of former Bruce Mayors.

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State’s education reform can’t be a partisan effort

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – During a recent screening of the outstanding documentary film “The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi” a rather provocative question was asked by John F. Marszalek, the distinguished professor emeritus of history and the current executive director of the U.S. Grant Presidential Library at MSU.

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Admire Charles Overby and Dan Jones; IHL, not so much

Every time I’m around Charles “Peanut” Overby, I come away more proud to call myself a journalist. Last Saturday night, I immensely enjoyed one of those opportunities at Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones’ home on campus where Overby was being honored as the 2015 Legacy Award recipient by the UM Women’s Council.

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Ruined a good pair of shoes, but got five Ole Miss cedar rounds

Lisa McNeece

Saturday night Joel and I joined Mississippi Press Assn. friends at the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy Legacy Award Dinner.

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