Wicker made right choice going against Trump

The social media hysteria, threats of political retribution, and withering criticism of Mississippi senior U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s vote in favor of a resolution of disapproval for President Donald Trump’s Feb. 15 national emergency declaration aside, Wicker’s vote was the right one.
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Need to get my hands back in the dirt

The edges of the spiral notebook are a bit tattered, but its contents are priceless. It’s a detailed, hand-written catalog of the many plants we’ve tried in our yard through the years – the ones that worked great, the ones we loved the most, and the ones that we should never plant again. And it’s all in my wife Lisa’s hand writing, which I never tire of reading.
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Charlie leads the way on tour of Bruce

It’s a frequent question every time we loop around town – “You walking that dog or is he walking you?”
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Baker, Fitch or Taggart?

The 2019 Mississippi Republican primary for attorney general will pit three veteran GOP politicians against each other for the right to become Mississippi’s first GOP attorney general since George Emrick Harris in 1878.
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Election law issues in the SOS primary

One of the more interesting political 11th-hour developments as the March 1 qualifying deadline approached came in the Secretary of State’s race with the surprising entry of incumbent Republican Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton against incumbent Gulf Coast State Sen. Michael Watson.
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Crown Jewel of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

It was recently rated the best hotel in Mississippi. I’ve considered The White House Hotel on Beach Boulevard in Biloxi the true Crown Jewel of the Mississippi Gulf Coast since first writing about it nearly five years ago.
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Green New Deal and price of gas in Coffeeville

STARKVILLE – Newly-minted New York Democratic Party U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America – thinks the policies of the Democratic Party aren’t progressive enough and that the party needs to move farther to the left.
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A tearful anniversary

Intense, debilitating heartache and unbridled elation, experienced almost simultaneously is an emotional roller coaster that will truly leave you breathless.
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Waller reshuffles the deck in governor’s race

STARKVILLE – As noted last fall in a previous column, the 2003 election cycle saw Mississippi voters make some interesting choices in terms of the 2019 election cycle in our state.
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Learning from The Crucible

Turning the corner in front of The Orpheum Theater, walking west toward the river down Beale Street, Sean Galloway, one of my Vardaman Ram soccer players this past season and one of the students in Kayla Long’s drama class at VHS asked me poignantly, “Did you get any of that?”
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