I only wish it were over

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—We have made a choice but we have by no means accepted it. An election is over, but in the minds of half the country nothing is resolved.
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Do the two traditional political parties survive and thrive after the 2016 race?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – As I write this column, the polls remain open and voting continues in the 2016 presidential election. Democrat or Republican, Clintonite or Trumpster, liberal or conservative, the candle of hope for the candidate you support still burns bright.
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Win or lose, it’s at least finally over

Joel McNeece

We can all exhale now, the most painful presidential election of our lifetime is finally over.
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Hope this disgraceful election was a bottoming out

Charlie Mitchell

“I let down … the dreams of all those young people that ought to get into government but will think it is all too corrupt….”
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Rain been so rare, young Charlie didn’t recognize

Lisa McNeece

We haven’t had rain in so long, that when it started last Thursday night, my puppy Charlie started barking. It’s louder when it hits the roof in the den where the ceiling is vaulted. He had no idea what the sound was.
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Claims that the presidential election is rigged are wrong, dangerous

Sid Salter

Republican Donald Trump’s claims that the presidential election is “rigged” throws red meat to his base and feeds an insurgent campaign just what it needs to maintain intensity – but such claims are patently false and undeniably dangerous.
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First try at kale chips a success; Salmon, not Santa breakfast

Lisa McNeece

Recipe of the week at our house– Kale Chips. Jo Ellen, Joel and I made them Sunday afternoon and loved them. We could not stop eating them and ended up making a second batch.
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Trent gifts hot tamales for me and my guys

Joel McNeece

Standing amongst a very excited Bruce football team on the incredibly dark sidelines of Okolona’s new field as the Trojans were leaping into the air, yelling and celebrating as they watched 5’8”, 155 pound defensive back Trent Hall pull in an interception and race down the field for the end zone for a game changing, ultimately game-winning play, I must acknowledge my first thought wasn’t playoffs.
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New formula for funding is not all public schools need

Charlie Mitchell

Interviewed on Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Joyce Helmick made a great point. The topic was the state leadership’s apparent quest to abandon Mississippi’s existing K-12 funding formula, calling the formula antiquated and ineffective. Her comment was, “How do we know? It hasn’t been tried.”
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Choice between a jerk and a crook

Emmerich

This is the last issue before the November 8 presidential election so I guess I'm obliged to write about it for the first time.
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