City successfully battles fallout from freezing weather
Integrating into the Jackson community has never been challenging. Yet awareness of people and places is essential to becoming a Jacksonian. One should understand our local color if aspiring to live in something other than a Los Angeles suburb lacking context and texture.
Never was the 1963 Lesley Gore song "It's My Party" as apt as at the History Museums' dedication on Saturday morning:
"It's my party, and I'll cry if I want to
Cry if I want to, cry if I want to
You would cry too if it happened to you"
Time magazine has named a person of the year for 70 years, beginning with Charles Lindbergh in 1927. If I could award a 2017 Mississippian of the Year, I would select Gov. Haley Barbour for orchestrating the inclusion of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Campus.