Die-hard Mississippi State football fans who basked in the forced resignation of Hugh Freeze in the summer of 2017 and in the NCAA’s subsequent destruction of the Ole Miss football program hopefully have come to understand that such outcomes are not good for either side of that rivalry, nor the state as a whole.
There isn’t any doubt that one of the newest residents of Mississippi will be the highest paid public employee in the state come next year.
I’m referring of course to Lane Kiffin, the new head football coach at Ole Miss.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors got into the Christmas spirit this past Monday, and you better believe Santa is going to be doing a double take when he checks their wish list in a couple of weeks.
Government efficiency is usually an oxymoron — that is, if the government is running something, it’s not likely to be very efficient.
But that doesn’t mean there can’t be less inefficiency in government. Pursuing such is a worthy endeavor for those in elected office or those hired for top-level government jobs.
Billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg and Mississippi policy makers are poles apart philosophically, but they have one thing in common.
They don’t mind taxing the poor, although it is for different reasons.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has an excellent record of preserving the state’s history. But in considering a closed Jackson motel for a historic landmark designation, the agency is missing the mark.
The motel is the Sun-N-Sand, located on North Lamar Street a block west of the state Capitol grounds.
Editor’s Note: Voices From Our Future is a new column open to any school-age youth in Sunflower County who would like to express themselves and their opinions in The E-T.
The first time I ever heard Petey Mixon’s voice, she was letting me have it.
On that particular week, I had run out of space in the paper for news, and I thought that the crossword puzzle was expendable, so I left it out.
I got a call that Friday morning from Petey, and she was pretty hot.