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?
The biggest threat from “outside agitators” these days in Mississippi comes from four-legged, long-snouted, two-tusked creatures with voracious appetites and no natural foes.
STARKVILLE — If you need a wise, reasonable soul to adjudicate a drunken misdemeanor bar fight, sort out right from wrong in a traffic ticket, or even to officiate at a wedding, the average Mississippi justice court judge can be your huckleberry.
In Marion County two big events are happening next week: primary elections and the opening of school. Of course references to both of those are on the front page, but I am still going to offer my two cents in these matters.
An order off the dollar menu at Wendy’s or Burger King now costs you $1.10 after tax in Columbia rather than $1.07. That small of a difference doesn’t seem to be deterring diners.
The July murder of a pretty Ole Miss coed is eerily similar to one that occurred about 33 years ago when the daughter of a couple who then lived in Magnolia was sexually assaulted and slain in her off-campus apartment in Oxford.
Kaizen is the Japanese concept roughly translated as “continuous improvement.” Sometimes called “The Toyota Way,” it’ s why the two Toyotas in my carport that have more than 200,000 miles still run better than a domestic automobile with half that many.
Mississippi’s growth in gross domestic product — the main measurement of an area’s economy — ranked 47th out of 50 states at 1.9 percent in the year ending with the first quarter of 2019, according to federal data released July 25. It was last among the 12 Southeastern states, which averaged 2.9 percent growth.