Rite of Spring

Down South, most people consider March 1 to be the first day of spring. Sure enough, March 4 temperatures shot into the 80s. The next day, high temperatures were in the 30s – a 50-degree swing. Welcome to Mississippi weather.

Sports Talk

When Doc Sadler was the head coach at UTEP, his team won a conference championship game, propelling the Miners into the NCAA Tournament. When he was at Nebraska, Sadler's Cornhuskers once knocked off the No. 1 team in the country, Texas.

Outdoors In The Sun

We were called to Camilla, Ga., this past weekend. Not by some inner sense as lengthening daylight calls the overwintering waterfowl back to the potholes and woodland lakes of Canada. No, this call came by cellular service from the president of our company.



Madison county Sheriff Randy Tucker isn’t the only person who has been caught up in the constitutionality of road blocks. It’s a question that even the U.S.


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