Each morning when I get up and start stirring around one of the first things I try to do is catch up on the news of the country. Being retired from the media business I fully understand that the national news that comes across the air waves or through the printed word has become more and more opinion pieces than factual news.
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I laughed when my daddy told me about attending his fiftieth class reunion at Mississippi State.
He and my mother opened the door to the room where the Class of 1932 was scheduled to meet and quickly closed it returning to the reception desk.
I was in bed the other night when my cat strolled into my room. He jumped onto the foot of my mattress, sat down, licked the back of his paw and then said in a voice much like Jerry Seinfeld’s after inhaling a helium balloon, “So, what do you want out of life?”
I was stunned.
Well, you can’t spell the word snow without the word no.
And thus, another No-Pocalypse has come and gone.
It’s funny how winter storms that do occur in the Deep South are often more debilitating than the really big ones you see north of Nashville.
We live in very strange times.
Students from a Catholic School in Kentucky were confronted by a mob containing truly insane people, and the students were blamed for the confrontation.
Some of the most deep seated hatred was poured out on twitter, including some tweets that called for their deaths.
When Bobby Thompson died last weekend at the age of 83, those who still remembered how he spent the last three decades of his working life at the Commonwealth thought mostly about the pictures he took for this newspaper.
Sunflower County Economic Development joined with Delta-area chambers and economic development agencies to show their appreciation to state elected leaders/representatives with a catfish luncheon prepared by Gary Lott and Sookie’s crew in Jackson last week.
During Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting, the city lawmakers voted unanimously to allow Gardner Engineering to proceed with the bidding process for the College Avenue Bridge as soon as they receive confirmation of funds.
The Enterprise-Tocsin is both excited and grateful to announce that Charlotte Buchanan has agreed to dive into the pages of the past of The E-T and tell some of the history of Sunflower County.
Each week, Buchanan will take one story in particular and expound on it. Enjoy!
100 Years Ago