The cost of Mississippi residents’ hunting and fishing licenses could increase for the first time in a generation to help pay for more state game wardens.
In November, Donny and Shelenia Henry took their twin sons deer hunting for the first time.
The Columbus residents went out to private Lowndes County land they hunt near the Alabama line and the boys — Kaleb and Kendall, both 11 — brought their rifles.
Linda Massey opposes gay marriage. But she was incensed last summer to see that Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, was refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation’s transportation.
Jerry Wiseman notices it’s harder to turn and check his car’s blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years — a good idea considering their state has arguably the nation’s toughest older-driver laws.