In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
This Sunday will be the first in my almost 45 years on this planet I haven’t been with a congregation to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday.
My family, Holly, Walker, Shel, Canon and I, will sit in our house tomorrow morning and watch The Rev. Bob Sharman deliver a sermon he recorded on Saturday.
Washington County Board of Supervisors President Carl McGee deserves a handshake after what he allowed to happen in Tuesday’s meeting. He didn’t have to let almost 20 people address directly the board.
He didn’t have to do that.
Without a doubt, the No. 1 most popular complaint people will have about the town they live in is how terrible the drivers are.
According to my parents, the drivers in Brewton, Alabama are the worst in the nation. (I agree with them.)
According to my wife’s parents, the drivers in Memphis are the worst in the nation.
I’m sure many of you have seen the photo. It’s not the first time it’s happened.
But a dead racoon became part of the striping on the right side of Main Street near the Greenville Cemetery.
The last time this happened, a flattened opossum was a part of the double center-line stripe on Cypress Lane.
There’s a 100-year-old newspaper on the wall outside my office at the Delta Democrat-Times. It’s lead headline is probably the greatest foreshadowing headline ever written in the history of newspapers.
On Nov. 11, 1918, the lead headline reads simply, “World War Won.”
We hope it really hasn’t come to this.
Does the City of Greenville now want to turn over its policing to an “Eye in the Sky?”
At city council meeting this week, a company promoting its product Sky Cop made a presentation.
This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.
The tiles will have to be disposed of in a manner required by law as they are constructed in asbestos, according to church business manager Dick Clark.