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Prison trial ends, fate of EMCF waits on Barbour’s ruling

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Two hundred and twenty-six years ago, the Federalists were having trouble getting the states to ratify the new Constitution of the United States. The anti-Federalists, led by Samuel Adams, John Hancock and Patrick Henry, feared the proposed constitution did not adequately protect the individual rights of the common man.

The flood arms race

By KELLEY WILLIAMS,

The MS River – Winning

At the height of the nuclear arms race, the U.S. and the old USSR reached stalemate. Mutually Assured Destruction. Each side could destroy the other. So, neither launched the first missile.  Both eventually reduced their arsenals.  No nuclear disasters so far. (“Dr. Strangelove” was fiction.)

Gardening Glimpses

By MRS. HERMAN MCKENZIE,

“On the road again, can’t wait to get on the road again…” Vicki McKay is quick to establish traditions, and whenever we load the car for one of our garden-related destinations, no matter how hectic all the last-minute getting off has been, she’s singing by the time we get to the usual deer-crossing creek intersection.       

Legislative Review

By FOREST THIGPEN,

Though both the Mississippi House and Senate are controlled by Republicans, they each have a degree of disdain for the other. With the 2018 session now closed, let’s look more closely at some of the actions taken by this fractious body.

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