Hertis H. Boyles
I never have been a big Dick Cheney fan, especially after the George W. Bush administration, leading an allied coalition, invaded Iraq under the mistaken premise that Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction.
This is the big one, the year so many election positions are on the ballot that it’s hard to keep up with them all. And based on the number of qualifiers already for offices in Marion County, it’s going to be a busy political season.
In Ecclesiastes 3, the Bible says “To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under Heaven.” The time for me has come to begin to say farewell to the place I’ve called home for nearly a decade. Yes, you’ve probably heard by now that I’m leaving Columbia.
“The people of Mississippi are our state’s greatest asset,” wrote Glenn McCullough Jr., executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority, in a recent newspaper column in which he was reflecting on what he called “the bountiful blessings of the past year in Mississippi.”
A little more than two months ago, I wrote a column about the rise in technology usage among children and the subsequent decline in reading. I had witnessed several students struggle to read aloud, stumbling over words and lacking any sort of rhythm.
STARKVILLE —The ancient creation dilemma is based on determining which came first, the chicken or the egg? But in 2018 agri-business government lending, the current dilemma is more accurately based on which comes first, the independent poultry grower or the corporate poultry integrator?