One day, hopefully soon, when this coronavirus pandemic is over, and we return to our new normal, I hope we remember just how valuable those people are in our community who are still working to provide us with our daily needs.
It has been 22 years since former Delta Democrat-Times sports editor Mitch Ariff passed away, but his memory and legacy is still going strong.
Ever since I came to the DD-T almost two years ago, Mitch’s name has come up every so often. Whenever it has, he is always spoken of in the highest regard.
Kobe Bryant’s tragic death on Sunday may have happened thousands of miles away, but the loss of the NBA legend has had a huge impact to many of us in the Delta, especially to young basketball players who grew up revering the basketball icon.
Should there be a shot clock in Mississippi high school basketball?
You should never worry about what other people think about you.
Most everyone already knows this is true, even though it is easier to say than to do.
Which is why sometimes, I believe, it helps to use other people as an example as to how we should live our own lives.
It’s time to get rid of instant replay. I reached this conclusion, finally, while watching the Memphis Tigers football team get totally robbed last Saturday in a game against Temple. The Tigers came into the game with a perfect 5-0 record, one of their best starts in a long time.