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Fair winds and following seas for Ron

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist My friend Ron went home to glory this past Saturday. I first met ...

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Enduring the mud while waiting on spring

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route I have known mud.   In the Army, all it took was a ...

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Acts of heroism on the battlefield

Black History Month Medal of Honor winners By Gene Hays MSgt, USMC (Ret) Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Oscar ...

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Domestic, foreign policies are intertwined

By Matt Becker Guest Columnist On January 18, Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Dutch Admiral Rob Bauer, ...

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‘Fine dining?’ Nope – just good, award-winning food

By Robert St. John Since 1999 I have written every week in this space, a thousand words a ...

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State ballot initiative rights will be a long, complex fight

By Sid Salter Columnist Once again, the issue of whether Mississippi voters should have the very straightforward power ...

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Giving thanks for deep sleep

By Jan Penton-Miller Columnist On this crisp morning I burrow under the covers a little longer. Warm delight ...

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Writer’s block, like ice, finally melted

By Ricky Swindle Muffler Shop Musings Howdy, friends! I’ve been suffering from writer’s block lately. I sit down ...

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Put me in, coach – I’m ready to play

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist Our youngest son loves football. We have a picture of him playing in ...

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Lacking in the pioneer spirit department

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Here we are at the end of January, which is always a month full ...

News

Addiction, human trafficking: Don’t become a dual victim

By Mark Stovall Guest Columnist Human trafficking is becoming a huge problem in the state of Mississippi. In ...

Lifestyle

RIP Dick Waterman, keeper of the blues and my favourite columnist

By Nik Dirga Contributor   Mississippi blues writer, photographer and keeper of the flame Dick Waterman has died, one of ...

News

Domestic, foreign policies are intertwined

By Matt Becker Guest Columnist On January 18, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee – Dutch Admiral ...

Lifestyle

Trapped with cat, but HOA to the rescue

By Steve Stricker Columnist Monday 1:25 pm, January 15,  snow piling up on top of sleet that began ...

Holidays are rarely perfect days

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Cold weather was chance to clean junk drawers

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Now that everybody has experienced winter weather, let’s get on with more moderate weather ...

News

Alyce Clarke bumps into $2B in lottery sales

By Sid Salter Columnist Former State Rep. Alyce Griffin Clarke, D-Jackson, heads to a Jan. 26 “Night of ...

Lifestyle

Worry not, empty shelves and ice will pass

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist Looking back over my life, I realize I’ve wasted valuable time by being ...

Lifestyle

Old Man Winter not a stranger

By Jan Penton Miller It is so pleasant to have a change from our usual weather. Pleasant, that ...

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Day trip to Booker and Phillips like old times

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route A trip long planned was unexpectedly postponed so I took advantage of ...

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Cold weather rekindles cornbread’s popularity

By Kara Kimbrough One thing you can always count on when frigid temperatures envelope Mississippi – grocery store ...

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The hero of Midway remembered

By Gene Hays MSgt, USMC (Ret) Norman Jack “Dusty” Kleiss was born on March 7, 1916, in Coffeyville, ...

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Legislature opens door for Medicaid discussions

By Sid Salter Columnist After the 2023 statewide elections – in which the fiscal plight of Mississippi’s hospitals ...

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