The tragic embrace of the lovebug

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Ah, early fall. When thoughts here in South Mississippi turn to — what else? — scouring plastered lovebugs off the front of your car.

Last year I bought some specialty cleaner that’s supposed to get them off easier. I need to pull the bottle out of my garage again soon, lest the pair’s doomed love leave an eternal mark on my paint.







House passes road bill

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Lottery also debated at special session

State Rep. Steve Holland described the infrastructure bill being debated in the Mississippi legislature Thursday during a special session this way: “When you’ve got a dog that hasn’t ate in two weeks, he'll gnaw any bone you throw out there.”





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