If you’re interested about the moon, this is your month to watch television. Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and many TV channels are full of programs about the event.
Mississippi politics may have a sketchy track record about producing good public policy, but at least you can say it always makes for entertaining theater.
The latest act in that long-running saga came this week in the race for governor.
An entertaining fireworks display Saturday night capped another successful Freedom Fest. It was an impressive show for a city the size of Columbia, and organizers and the public should rightly feel proud.
Usually summer is a slow time for communities and, thus, for news. Many people are on vacation, schools are out and the pace is a little slower. That break is a good thing for the most part, especially for young families who tend to stay so busy.
Republican governor candidate Bill Waller Jr. makes a good point regarding the inability of a state lottery to address Mississippi’s road and bridge problems.
As Democrats hoping to oust Donald Trump next year begin the process of weeding out their field of 20 hopefuls, many of the candidates seem bent on promising the electorate the moon.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves maintains Mississippi’s graduation rate has risen to the national average over the past five years because the state has held students to higher standards.
The bipartisan sentiment building up in Washington against social media giants Facebook and Google suggests that in the not-too-distant future, changes will be forced on them to reduce their monopolies, curb their snooping and better police the content they distribute.
Attorney General Jim Hood says a lawsuit to block the merger of America’s third- and fourth-largest phone companies is about making sure Mississippians have low-cost mobile service.