City to set vote for Fondren Business Improvement District
How did it all get started? This is a question I often hear when telling others I have written my first novel. Well, it blossomed out of my research into my family’s ancestry. The earliest ancestor of which I am certain was born in the late 1700s in a small village about 15 miles north of London, England.
You have to hand it to the global warming activists. They have good timing. After a very cold April when much of the country suffered from bone chilling temperatures, the GW people waited until the warmer than usual weather of May to make their next pitch.
One of my greatest concerns for our country is what seems to me to be a growing lack of respect, especially in the younger generation. My old dictionary gives synonyms for respect as esteem, honor, and high regard. It then gives examples of usage: Children should show respect to those who are older and wiser.
Now that the record breaking cold of earlier this winter is in the rear-view mirror, the global warming alarmists are emerging from their hibernation. They point out that the Paris Climate accord, which was signed by most countries except the United States, aimed to control global temperatures to be no higher than two degrees Celcius (3.6 deg.
The city of Jackson should be very proud of the Murrah High School Concert Singers. I have heard this outstanding group on two or three occasions, most recently at our church Christmas concert. Their a cappella renditions were fantastic, and their accompaniment of Guy Hovis' solo “Mary Did You Know?” blew my Christmas socks off.
This was my 19th year volunteering for the local PGA golf tournament, now called the Sanderson Farms Championship at the Jackson Country Club. For my first two years I worked on the major scoreboard which, back then, was displayed behind the final hole at Annandale.
At first sight the aircraft on the first leg of our flight to Colorado appeared to be brand spanking new. The overhead bins and seats were pristine. However, the pilot told me the plane was 11 years old, but the interior had been renovated using the latest technology from the sardine factory (my observation).