Personhood Amendment won’t bridge the divide
Many will vote for the so-called Personhood Amendment on Nov. 8 thinking they’re making the world a safer, more loving place for unborn children.
iHeart my Mac
It was somewhere around 1998, when I first began using an Apple computer in the Communication Department’s computer lab at Mississippi State University and I was hooked.
We are a changed nation
Ten years ago come Sunday, a handful of fanatical thugs flew hijacked American airplanes into American buildings and what both we and the rest of the world had always thought of as America began to almost immediately change. Today, that 10-year-ago image is but a memory.
Gotta love coupons!
Over the last month and a half, I have become known as the “queen of coupons” in The Star-Herald office.
Durant full of unrest
It should be no surprise for Durant residents of all the unrest there has been in town.
Water everywhere? Well, maybe
If you go to the center of the State of Mississippi map and head West, you will find the a crooked and gnarly Issaquena County with Sharkey County right up against it.
I remember that tough little 1927 flood refugee – my mom
As I watch the unfolding drama of the approach of historic floodwaters to the state’s Delta region, I cannot help but return to thoughts of my late mother and the stories she told my sisters and me about the Great Flood of 1927.
Corps of Engineers doesn’t fare well in headlines
Except for events of 1927, few in Mississippi would be hearing or reading anything about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today.
Budget adoption nothing short of a a miracle given economy
Lost in the headlines about the ongoing redistricting battle and the debate over the state funding construction of a civil rights museum is the absolute political and fiscal miracle that a $5.5 billion state budget was adopted.
Mitchell: Openness violations can still safely be ignored
Sirens, blue lights, car pulls to curb. Driver, passenger pulled out, handcuffed, taken to jail. From their car, weapons and bank bags full of cash are gathered, sent to the evidence room.
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