Michael Herrod makes you want to travel everywhere

Joel McNeece

Michael Herrod, of Bruce, is an example of the remarkably talented and fascinating people in Calhoun County.
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Our front porch has become popular hangout

Lisa McNeece

I got wonderful Mother’s Day gifts– a “38915” pillow from A Little Birdie made in Calhoun City that Jo Ellen gave me. It looks fabulous in our front porch swing.
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Constitutional ship has sailed on same sex marriage

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Anyone who expects the public furor over Mississippi’s House Bill 1523 to subside or who believe that people on either side of the debate will soften their positions simply haven’t been paying attention.
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Good friends are hard to come by

Joel McNeece

I’ve never been much for regrets, but after the passing of my friend Bob Cooper, one is unshakable.
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Agree with girls, Mary Poppins was wonderful

Lisa McNeece

I agree with granddaughter Addi Claire. Mary Poppins was “wonderful.”
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Law gives warped view of Mississippi

Sid Salter

On many levels, I cringe right along with a lot of my fellow Mississippians when I read stories in the national media about how poor, unhealthy, backward, ignorant, racist, sexist, homophobic and xenophobic we all — all, allegedly — are here in Mississippi.

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Baseball is the worst, and best

Joel McNeece

“The impossible is possible. The unbelievable is believable.” Those were the words of my favorite baseball announcer, the late, great Harry Caray speaking about the game he loved most.
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Still searching for kid and pet-friendly ant solution

Lisa McNeece

Calhoun City native Anita Cole Alcorn of Oak Ridge, TN, stopped by The Journal to visit Monday.
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Angry bills, buddy bills dominate 2016 session

Charlie Mitchell

In 1980, a silly movie, “Airplane,” was released. In one scene a passenger loses her composure. The other passengers line up. Each one more aggressively tries to slap her back to her senses.
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Good tunes, good tamales, good combination

Joel McNeece

Sitting on a curb in Downtown Clarksdale, I told my friends, “I could sit here all day.” The mellifluous baritone voice of Pittsboro native Andrew Bryant gets me every time.
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