Facebook is not a diary. There I said it- I feel better now. Let me start by saying that not all posts on Facebook are full negative filth, but I must say that here lately I have read my fair … Read more
Provides a view from the community.
Cold temps have plagued us down here in the Southland for weeks now but we must admit it’s that time of year—hog killin’ time. Burst pipes … Read more
Rambling with Arlene Barrett
Praise the Lord everyone. What a beautiful day to serve the Lord. The sun is shining. The birds outside the window are jumping around and eating, and they look so happy and free. Joe keeps them … Read more
THE WAY WE WERE
It seems a generation ago in Louisville more people had interesting nicknames. A nickname was not a put-down.
It was sort of a badge of honor, an indication that you were well-liked. Here are a … Read more
As we begin the New Year, I want to ask you two questions: How healthy are you? How healthy is your marriage?
Good physical health requires effort. Eating properly, getting enough rest, getting enough exercise, and practicing good hygiene are … Read more
With every New Year comes resolutions and unlike many, I have never jumped on the band wagon by making a New Year’s resolution. This year, however, is going to be different. My New Year’s resolution is to publish a book. … Read more
Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.
With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more
It is Christmas day if you haven’t already figured that out. All businesses, shops, banks, and even Wal-Mart is closed. Yes, even Wal-Mart.
It is hard to believe that Christmas is here. I mean I wait all year long for … Read more
I received an e-mail this week from a colleague. It was titled “Why Santa is Evil.”
I was a bit shocked. I am kind of fond of the jolly old fellow myself. It made me aware for the first time … Read more
Mississippi’s own economists have said that the state is missing out on some 9,000 jobs by refusing to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor.
A new study claims the forfeited jobs are more than double that … Read more