People who are new to this corner of the earth quickly realize there are two types of people: Those who are From Here and those who aren't.
Frequently, someone will show me an arrowhead they have found and ask if it is from the Choctaw or Chickasaw Indians. When I say neither and it's also not an arrowhead, I get real funny looks. To make matters worse, I usually add that the Indians around here did not live in tepees either.
Saturday Felder Rushing introduced the crowd at the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market to Don Featherstone. Gonzo gardener, radio personality and author, Rushing is something of a rock star on the gardening speaking circuit. And, on this morning he showed why, going full tilt for two hours in front of a standing-room-only audience, most of whom wore smiles the entire time.
Community members who participated in a communitywide meeting; Gary Moore; Jackie McGrath; Kay McElroy; Matthew Berk, Peggy Buckley and Ryan Mackay
Here are three Internet-related things that every business needs to make sure they are doing right now.
The impact of the community park and recreational area located on Shady Lane will provide a safety and community-based location for the adults as well as the youth in the surrounding area.
Much of the news swirling around BP's oil spill of late is about who and what has shown up, and who and what hasn't.
Ethel et al. (The writer is referring to online bloggers. ed.) seem to think that Omnova exists just to give them a paycheck just because "I've been here 30 years and they can't cut my salary or benefits. Boo hoo.
By the time you read this -- assuming you're reading the print edition on the day it is published -- I'll be in the middle of a heist.
Roses to those who turned out to vote in the Republican primary. Low voter turnout was expected, and, unfortunately, voters delivered on that prediction.
As we remember this man of our time -- husband, father, and friend.
A coworker challenged me once, to write a poem every day of the year. Though I tried mightily, I didn't quite make it. But it was a lesson in self discovery.
Last week it was reported that a Utah woman is suing the software company, Google, for $100,000 because she was hit by a car after following directions provided by the company's Google Maps service.
Kamal Karriem says that Columbus has a "gun problem." That is the typical short-sighted liberal Democrat spin on the problem.
A kid shouldn't be forced to make it through summer without access to a body of water. In "Caddyshack," Chevy Chase said he had pool and a pond. Either would be good for the kids. But we have neither, so we had to go looking.
There's only one race on Tuesday's Republican primary ballot -- but its outcome could be felt in north Mississippi for years to come.
To many, Memorial Day is just another day off from work, a time to have a picnic with family and friends and a time to enjoy a long weekend. What lies behind Memorial Day is another thing, though. The holiday is a time for us to commemorate the lives of those who died in military service, protecting our American freedom.
It would be hard to find someone better suited than Allegra Brigham to serve as interim president of Mississippi University for Women.
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