The Mississippi State Law Library is coming up on its 200-year anniversary this January. To celebrate a little early, State Librarian Stephen Parks has organized an event in conjunction with the Mississippi Book Festival (August 19). On Friday, August 18, the librarian of Congress, Dr.
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another birthday. Time for my annual rumination about life. It’s an easy column, requiring little research!
I have always been a long-range planner. That’s my strength, but now I am realizing that the best laid plans of mice and men are easily led astray.
Maybe I'm getting a better perspective, or perhaps getting worn down. I don't know. But I'm pretty neutral when it comes to the state flag. If I had an ancestor who had died in the Confederate army, or one who was a slave perhaps I would feel differently. Let's review. The flag was officially adopted after the Civil War in April 1894.
Tick paralysis results from exposure to a neurotoxin released by tick salivary glands during a blood meal; it is the only tick-borne disease not caused by an infectious agent. The toxin appears to be produced exclusively by female, egg-laden ticks.
Attorney General Jim Hood said last week at the Neshoba County Fair that he has not decided whether to run for governor in 2019. If he needs a little encouragement, here it is.
For starters, he has a chance of winning. The odds are a bit long, but the lure of upending recent political trends ought to be tempting.
Thank you for your article which highlighted the success of the city's 21 "Traffic Calming Devices" aka speed bumps being installed after significant citizen and city collaboration over a decade. It has been a long road for all involved, one which any participant could have abandoned eons ago.
Professional sports is a precarious occupation, especially for those of unspectacular talent. Besides the ever-present risk of injury, players are constantly fighting to hold onto roster spots against those of equal or better abilities.
Forty-six million dollars a year is a lot to save just by flipping a switch. That’s how much money ratepayers are saving each year in electric bills because Jackson-based Cooperative Energy has joined MISO.
At a recent Court of Honor, Boy Scout Troop 18 recognized new Eagle Scouts. Forrest Smith, (center) son of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, was awarded the rank of Eagle. His required Eagle project was at the Natural Science Museum.