State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events
We are in the midst of what I consider to be the best time of the year. Of course if you know me, you will immediately associate my statement of “the time of year” having totally to do with hunting season. I freely admit this has something to do with it, but I assure you, only in part.
Dick Hall has earned his gravitas after 24 years in the Legislature and 19 years as central commissioner for Mississippi’s Department of Transportation. A Republican from way back, nobody questions his conservative credentials.
This was my 19th year volunteering for the local PGA golf tournament, now called the Sanderson Farms Championship at the Jackson Country Club. For my first two years I worked on the major scoreboard which, back then, was displayed behind the final hole at Annandale.
So it's been a while since I've written. Got a little lost in becoming a new grandmother; the best new chapter ever. Plus Miss Middle got engaged and many months later - married. Joyful occasions, for sure, but busy none the less.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is apparently thinking about pursuing a work requirement for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. Yet the Republican had the chance to extend Medicaid to the working poor and rejected it.
How would he square this irony?
People who own stores in Mississippi, drive on roads, send their children to public school or use any other state service will benefit from a recent Mississippi Department of Revenue decision.
A couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said he wasn’t going to judge his criminally troubled chief of staff until the latter had his latest day in court.
Last week, he fired I. Lanier Avant.
Can Mississippi State defeat No. 1 Alabama Saturday night at Starkville?
The easy answer is: Yes. Of course, the Bulldogs can.
Alabama opened as a 14.5-point favorite over State. Bigger underdogs win every week in college football. Much bigger favorites lose.