Dear Editor and Indianola citizens,
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I’ll miss Steve Holland in the Legislature.
I’ve never lived in his Northeast Mississippi legislative district, and, to my recollection, never even met the man. But I’ve enjoyed his colorful quotes over the years, and most of the time I agreed with how he voted.
A motion made by Alderman Gary Fratesi to repair some water leaks affecting certain residents and businesses produced a wave of controversy during the Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday night.
Semaj Attaway was around 6 years old the first time he got suspended from school.
His mother, Shequite Johnson, said she would frequently have to go get him and bring him home during the day because of his behavioral problems.
One day, while he was home serving a suspension, she was trying to cook cornbread.
If a lifetime of covering sports in Mississippi has taught me anything, it has taught me this: There's never really a good time to play LSU or Alabama in football.
Most of the time, the Tigers and Crimson Tide will have bigger, faster, more talented players than you do. They will have more of them, too.
Recently I traveled to Branson, MO, with my wife and several of our friends. We attended the Hughes Brothers Christmas Show and were very entertained and enlightened with their performance. It was a family atmosphere and all their children participated in the program.
As if I needed one more thing on my plate this fall, I agreed to teach a ladies Bible study on Wednesday mornings. This is so not the first time in my life that I thought, “Oh, I can handle that” on top of about a million other things.
100 YEARS AGO,
EDITORIAL BY J. A RICHARDSON: Efforts to annul the prohibition laws should be frowned upon. The people have expressed their desire to do away with liquors. Prohibition is here to stay and any man who stands in the way is worse than a fool.