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Erosion continues to eat away at the banks of White Oak Creek, as evidenced by a recent tree falling behind a home in the 5000 block of River Thames Road.
Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
The following article appeared in a University of Tennessee’s alumni publication and features the mother of Belhaven resident, Dr. Reed Hogan.
As one of the city of Madison’s historical landmarks, the Madison-Ridgeland High School building has had many lives over the years.
A roughly two-and-a-half-hour trip to Vicksburg has likely saved Trey Bourn hours of hassle at the airport.





End campaign slush funds

A couple of years ago, after lawmakers and others in Mississippi government were shamed by the revelation of how much campaign money they were using to pay for clothes, cars, apartments and other personal perks, the Legislature tightened up on how the donations could be used.



Democrats abandon big tent

If any Democrats are willing to listen, James Carville is being sensible about a decision the party must make about its future.

In an interview on the MSNBC cable channel, Carville said the party is in danger of nominating a presidential candidate with little chance of winning this year’s election.


What’s wrong with government regulated monopolies?

By KELLEY WILLIAMS,

Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders. Not so great for their customers though. Especially if the regulator, the Public Service Commission (PSC), has its thumb on the scale for the monopoly. 








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1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.