There was no shortage of self-styled “pro-Trump conservatives” in this month’s Mississippi Republican primaries.
Not every candidate in every race ran a television advertisement including Donald Trump’s picture or a pledge to stand by the president in protecting the border and Mississippi values, but quite a few did.
The July murder of a pretty Ole Miss coed is eerily similar to one that occurred about 33 years ago when the daughter of a couple who then lived in Magnolia was sexually assaulted and slain in her off-campus apartment in Oxford.
'Forrest Gump, quoting his mother, was right: “Stupid is as stupid does.”
The fictional Gump, in the unlikely event you never saw the 1994 hit movie starring Tom Hanks as a slow-witted Southern boy who shows up and prevails in historical events of his generation, popularized the term which can have different meanings.
One of Mississippi’s most perplexing mysteries turned 30 years old this past summer.
On July 26, 1988, 72-year-old Annie Lauren Hearin, a prominent Jackson socialite and wife of one of the state’s wealthiest businessmen, went missing from her Jackson home where she had hosted a bridge club party earlier in the day.
A current proposal to allow spanking of unruly students in Greenville public schools brings to mind the old song, written in 1907 by Will Cobb and Gus Edwards.
The chorus goes:
School days, school days
Dear old Golden Rule days
'Reading and 'riting and 'rithmetic
Taught to the tune of the hick'ry stick