Birth rate not only problem

By CHARLIE DUNAGIN,

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.


A ‘moderate’ governor?

By CHARLIE DUNAGIN,

As centrist politics diminishes across the nation, could Mississippi find itself with a moderate in the governor’s office next year?

Maybe, although it’s unlikely they’ll call themselves that. No candidate in the Republican primary would admit to being  anything but a  conservative.





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Janice Foster

74, Columbia


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