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.
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Edna Ferber’s 1926 novel “Showboat,” adapted into Kern and Hammerstein’s 1927 musical, references “the one drop rule”:
Steve Baker “looked [Sheriff] Ike Keener in the eye. ‘You wouldn’t call a man a white man that’s got Negro blood in him, would you?’
Changing ocean tides is a fact of nature that we have long taken for granted. Ocean tides flow in and out. There are places where they vary greatly, such as in the Bay of Fundy where they roar in and out with an amazing ferocity. In Northern France on the English Channel, Mt. San Michel lies 600 meters from the shore.
The big news in sports has nothing to do with the NBA playoffs or any other games. Instead, it’s a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that removed federal restrictions on how states handle sports gambling.
The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:
Arbor Drive, 300 block, identity theft, May 12;
County Line Road, 600 block, auto burglary, May 8;
County Line Road, 900 block, auto burglary, May 9;
Pear Orchard Place, 300 block, grand larceny, May 13;
Harrison Grimes, a senior at Germantown High School, has been selected as one of four semifinalists in Mississippi for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Rebecca Cravat Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently met for their final meeting of the year at the home of Saundra Dewey with speaker Lynn Porter. New members welcomed by the chapter are (from left) Debbie Hardy, Julia Hodges, Bonnie Brannan, and Lisa Magee.
St. Dominic Hospital recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for its
Jim Rosenblatt (right) introduced guest speaker Jim Hood (center), Mississippi’s 39th Attorney General who was a founding member of the Rotary Club in Houston, Miss. Hood talked of working with other state attorneys general regarding Facebook business practices and privacy protection. Also shown is club President Brooks Buchanan (left).
Catholic Charities will honor two healthcare leaders at this year’s Bishop’s Ball, set for Saturday, June 9, at the Country Club of Jackson.