The runoff for the Republican nomination governor was already bound to be interesting: Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, a leader of the legislative branch; vs. Bill Waller Jr., the former leader of the state’s judicial branch.
If Jim Hood truly believes that Tate Reeves abused his office to try to get an access road built — at taxpayers’ expense — to the gated community where the Republican lieutenant governor lives, then Hood needs to distance himself from investigating the matter.
Last week’s massive raid of seven chicken-processing plants in Mississippi has prompted applause from those angry about illegal immigration and disgust by those who accuse the federal government of picking on vulnerable people for political purposes.
It’s easy to understand the frustration of Marion County residents as they drive down pothole-filled roads on a daily basis and have become so accustomed to them that they know exactly how to swerve to avoid them, as if it’s second nature.
Mississippi homeowners who are thinking about becoming seriously energy efficient now have one good estimate on how much that might cost: $15,000.
A run-in this weekend with angry yellow jackets under a tree outside my house caused me to cascade rapidly through the three stages of post-sting grief:
1. How do I stop the pain and swelling?
2. What’s the least humane way possible to destroy these evil creatures’ nest?