Seen a lot in decades of covering high school football

Lisa McNeece

I’ve been covering high school football for as long as I can remember. In the early days, that meant shooting black and white film, hoping you got something (all you need is one good one), and a roll of 24 exposure film.
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The reusable plastic bag

Charlie Mitchell

Learning to text, to ask our phones for information and to instruct our cars to give us directions (and scold us for wrong turns) have been manageable. [Read more...]

Learning lessons at Douglas Kustoms

Joel McNeece

Doug Orlando has a passion for learning that’s quite contagious.
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Seeing 9-foot snake everywhere I turn

Snake

Usually on rainy, dreary Monday mornings, I really get excited when neighbor Don Ball brings my newspaper up the drive-way and tosses it on my front porch.
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Last act of a maverick?

Ray Mosby

Perhaps old soldiers never die until they do.

If I had good sense I would have gone to bed last Thursday night. I was tired. I had to go to work the next morning. But the thing is, I had a hunch, what my dear ole mammy would have called my “shine,” and I have learned to trust them over the years, so I just couldn’t. 

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Haven’t changed my political position, but politicians changed their’s

Wyatt Emmerich 2017
I find it amusing that a few people have commented on my political views, believing I have become less conservative.
Change is good. My mother used to say, “Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” But in fact, I have changed little in my views.

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Ellie can sell with the best

AG Jim Hood buying lemonade from Ellie.

Summer is over, although the calender and thermometer disagree. Summer always ends for us when we return home from the Neshoba County Fair because it marks our last summer get-away, and the fact that high school football practice starts up the Monday after.
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Birds claim figs on top, dog takes care of those on bottom

Lisa McNeece

Sunday weather was a high of 85 degrees and it was fabulous, with a September feeling that fall is just around the corner. It’s not, but it was nice to feel that way for a little bit.
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Now in tombstone territory

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK— Upon my desk sits a most distinctive coffee cup, brought to me as a gift by a  dear friend now over a decade ago, after a driving tour out west. On it is depicted the story of The Tombstone Epitaph, the Old West’s most famous newspaper.
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Dizzying opening weekend in Philadelphia

Joel McNeece

I leaned back against the wall, then the spinning started. I couldn’t move. It accelerated to such a degree the force seemed to be peeling my face away from my skull and my chest was separating. I could feel all four Gs of centrifugal force deep in my bones as I slowly slid up the wall, my feet dangling.
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