The difficulty with managing a calamitous flood, such as Mississippi is now experiencing in the southern part of the Delta, is having to “pick your poison.”
It is hard to imagine all the flooding and damage that places like the Mississippi Delta and the Mid-West are experiencing. We have been pretty fortunate from that perspective so far, but we have our own season of anxiety looming upon us.
Sometimes when it rains it pours but you mine as well make the best of a situation.
Last week I took off on Thursday and Friday to go to the cabin for a couple of days the plans were for the family to cover over Friday evening and we would have a bit of a small Brown Family reunion.
So last week at the paper we had a couple of milestones. First, The Magee Courier celebrated our 120th anniversary. The second was the fact that my life partner decided to pursue a new career. Let’s talk about the latter first.
The evidence continues to grow that technology companies are essentially are spying on their customers.
Facebook’s problems with respecting the privacy of its customers are well documented. But a column in The Washington Post makes it clear that the quest for user data involves plenty of devices that have become common in homes.
It is hard to imagine it has been 20 years since we started the L. A. Open (Lower Alabama). For those of you who are not in the know, it is a group of guys who get together and do a traveling golf outing every year. This marks the 29th year since it started.
There is a tendency, when talking about Mississippi, to focus heavily on the areas where the state doesn’t do well.
Given its low ranking in desirable categories, such as income and education, and its high ranking in undesirable ones, such as incarceration and obesity, there’s a lot to talk about when discussing our state’s failings.
A s a rule we stay away from writing about politicians during political season; however, when a statewide official comes to town it is news and particularly if the visitor is a gubernatorial candidate.