The primary for Mississippi's Third Congressional District will be held Tuesday June 5. It's a hotly contested race, typical of Congressional open seats, now that nine-year incumbent Greg Harper decided not to run.
In an earlier time, Rep. Jeff Smith would be known as a dandy, defined as a person unduly devoted to style, neatness and fashion in dress and appearance.
Nature loves diversification and that's we see it in science too.
When bluster ends in capitulation, what do other negotiating partners see? Blood in the water.
Imagine there was a disease that cost the lives of 35,000 Americans each year.
They might be the three hardest words in the English language: "I was wrong."
On the day Donald Trump was elected, a 20-gallon tank of gas cost a Mississippi driver $36. Today, The American Automobile Associations says that same 20 gallons costs $52.
Romper, a website for young mothers, asks a good question. Is crushing student debt a big factor in millennials' not having children? Its answer is yes.
Early spring brought lots of rain. Prairie lakes were full; spillways flowed like streams. Daily Sam checked water levels of local creeks and lakes. He checked Grenada Lake where crappie grow large and plentiful. High water levels are not conducive to spawning crappie.
Every Time I go to a music festival, I figure it's my last one, but somehow I ended up at the Memphis in May music festival two weeks ago.
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