Today's the big day -- Election Day, when voters can decide who they want in congress and on local judges' benches in the coming years.
It has been our honor and privilege to practice law with Bob Marshall, a candidate for Circuit Judge, Place Three, for a total of 37 years. We are proud to call him our business partner, but even more, our friend.
It is a shame that a very qualified and long-serving judge has to be drawn into the political arena having to be criticized and somewhat slandered. My wife and I have both been called for jury duty with Judge Kitchens presiding, he has always treated all those in his courtroom with the utmost respect, fairness, dignity, and compassion.
Recently I read about Coach Dan Mullen of Mississippi State University telling the student body to respect the ruling on ringing cowbells at football games.
Lee Coleman and his wife, Peggy, are personal friends of mine. We share West Point as our hometown.
For those not aware, a new circuit judgeship has been created--Place Three--that serves Oktibbeha, Clay, Lowndes and Noxubee Counties. The candidates for this position must reside in Clay or Noxubee counties but will serve all four counties.
Columbus Light and Water's deal with a local developer to pay $996,000 for 118 acres, on which it plans to spread treated sewage, is smellier than we thought.
West Point Mayor Scott Ross; Caledonia Elementary School; and Columbus Light and Water Department board
Since 2007, when Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of The US House of Representatives, our national debt has risen $5 trillion. Let's get a perspective of how much money a trillion dollars represents.
I want to thank Travis Childers for the letter I received Monday, Oct. 25, in the mail. If the people think Nunnelee is going to win the election, better think differently.
Dear Mayor Tolon: I bear witness to all the troubles that your city has undergone for longer than I can remember.
I have no idea what the "going rate" for prime farmland is in this area, but research on the 'net shows me that prime farmland in Illinois is averaging $5,000 per acre.
When I was a kid, my mother on Saturday nights would pile us children into her Buick station wagon and take us to a drive-in on Sand Road for hamburgers.
It has been nearly a year since the worst fire in modern Mississippi history, and with another season of chilly weather bearing down on us, we're hoping lessons have been learned.
It's a shame and a sad commentary on people and today's politics when "loyal subscribers" and "close friends" get so bent out of shape over a newspaper's endorsement of ANY candidate that they cancel a subscription or refuse to look the publisher in the face.
There is a great need for overhead lighting on the 82 Bypass east of Military Road exit to Highway 50 exit.
President Barack Obama is not a Muslim. He isn't secretly trying to replace capitalism in America with socialism. This means he isn't a communist. He didn't inherit an anti-imperialist, anti-colonial gene from his father that causes him to hate small businesses. He doesn't look like Hitler. He doesn't have a deep-seated hatred of white people that is going to result in his banning the possession of firearms. He wasn't born in Kenya.
Another Mississippi football tradition is on the ropes. Mississippi State football fans' unwillingness to silence their cowbells during game play, despite the pleadings of athletic officials, could lead to their ban from Davis Wade Stadium.
I've been a citizen of Clay County my entire life, and despite a strong interest in local politics, I have never taken pen in hand to write on behalf of a candidate for a particular race because I feel there has never been so qualified and deserving a candidate as Lee Coleman for Place 3 of the 16th Circuit Court.
1. Ask Rufus: The Fish Trap LOCAL COLUMNS
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3. Patrick J. Buchanan: Who lost the world Bush 41 left behind? NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Jiben Roy: The natural process is the answer. Is it? NATIONAL COLUMNS
5. Possumhaw: Where did they all come from? LOCAL COLUMNS