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Taking care of unwanted animals is a challenge

By PAT BROWN,

Our community is faced with a dilemma when it comes to unwanted pets.  When people commit to welcoming an animal into their homes many times they do not realize it is for the lifetime of that animal.  People say, “It was so cute as a puppy or a kitten and before we knew it they had grown into adult pets that inconvenienced us,” and they have re








Trump is not so conservative

By CHARLES DUNAGIN,

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.




“Stupid is as stupid does”

By CHARLES DUNAGIN,

'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.


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