After a hotly contested Republican primary election for Mississippi attorney general, there isn’t much question about the outcome of the November general election for an office the state GOP has craved for decades.
It goes without saying that Donald Trump is no Abraham Lincoln. The 16th president was born in a log cabin in Kentucky and grew up poor before becoming a self-educated but successful lawyer and politician in Illinois.
The July murder of a pretty Ole Miss coed is eerily similar to one that occurred about 33 years ago when the daughter of a couple who then lived in Magnolia was sexually assaulted and slain in her off-campus apartment in Oxford.
Back in the days when daily newspapers published free obituaries, reporters assigned to write them sometimes jokingly complained about retired farmers. Their list of survivors tended to be long, thus requiring more time to type them into the obits, as well as increasing the possibility for error, such as misspelling a name.