State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events
This is an anniversary column. A bit odd, for a 49th anniversary, but I know that for sure, because 49 years ago our son was born.
Jimmye asked me, earlier in the year when the Sun was beginning its 50th anniversary celebrations if this wasn’t the column’s bicentennial year, but I told her “No, and this I will always remember.”
We were just ahead of the front that came through Friday on the way back to Madison. The temperature dropped from 82 degrees to 58 degrees in seven minutes. To the Northwest, a brilliant rainbow appeared in the midst of dark and boiling clouds along the squall line. Winds were steady at 15 and gusting to 35.
A friend of mine recently sent me an email about President Obama’s daughter, Malia.
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Earlier this year, the state Legislature passed legislation that will require, beginning in January 2018, most governmental agencies to utilize reverse auctions when purchasing goods and services. The legislation was hailed as a means to set more responsible purchasing practices by governmental agencies and to save taxpayer money.
Before this NFL season began you may have read a prediction in this column forecasting a fourth consecutive 7-9 season for the New Orleans Saints. Seemed a pretty safe assumption. Where the Saints were concerned, mediocrity had become a staple.
Memories of the miracle of 2009 were becoming more and more faint.
I’m still struggling finding my way home from the high country and those majestic Rocky Mountains. Now I’m not referring to struggling in the literal sense by depending upon Delta to get me back. No, I’m not stuck in Dallas or Atlanta sleeping in a chair and waiting on paperwork from the tower.
Believe it or not, but there’s a new textile plant in Tylertown making shirts sold throughout the nation. Its existence sheds light on our ever changing economy and how the entrepreneurial spirit is a key to success.
I have spent the last 35 years working in the electric and natural gas industry, and since 2008, I have been directly involved in various regulatory and legislative activities in Mississippi pertaining to the Kemper project. Thus, I am compelled to respond to some of the comments made by Mr.