Reading your local paper is the ‘Way to Know’ your community

Layne Bruce

Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.
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Report eyes sluggish state tax revenues as a national phenomenon

Sid Salter

Does the Mississippi Legislature bear some responsibility for the impact that tax cuts have had on sluggish state tax revenues? Absolutely.
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First debate lacks bluster, but plenty of falsehoods

Joel McNeece

I found the first presidential debate Monday night between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump less blusterous than anticipated, but abundant with the same myths providing a frustrating choice for the American people.
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M&M’s, Reese’s and Butterfinger top the list for me

Lisa McNeece

If someone asked you to name your favorite candy, I bet it wouldn’t take much thought.
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Beyond Clinton & Trump: Where can voters ‘park’ presidential votes?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic presidential ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or the Republican ticket of Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence and “parking” their votes with a third party or independent.
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In a different place and time

Ray Mosby

I was looking through some old files the other day, just stuff that people had sent me for one reason or another over the years, when I came upon something that should rightfully be viewed as a national treasure, shared with me by one of the most honorable legislators (and human beings) this state has ever produced—my dear old friend, Malcolm Mabry of Dublin.
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Much to enjoy in sunny Sarasota

sarasota

Surrounded by tall, green palm trees swaying in a steady breeze and beautiful blue water in every direction sparkling in the endless bright sunshine is a view that’s hard to beat and easy to get used to.

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Charlie reaching new heights with “leave it,” “take it” tests

Lisa McNeece

Our five month old Yellow Lab Charlie and I are more than half way through our six weeks of doggy obedience classes, and we are still having fun.
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Are honesty, decency and service their own rewards?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Our American culture is such that we’re almost conditioned to believe that when people perform exemplary acts, those acts are somehow rewarded in proportion to the facts surrounding the deed.
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Stephens inspires by hard work

Joel McNeece

If hard work is truly a virtue, then Samuel Stephens is a saint.
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