Every county in Mississippi saw its average income per person increase in 2018, according to recently released federal data. At first glance that’s further indication of a state economy that is slowly building steam following what has been a long recovery from the Great Recession.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi House Speaker William J. “Billy” McCoy was a second-generation state lawmaker, a college-educated vocational agriculture teacher, a Farmers Home Administration loan officer and briefly an auditor for the state — and yes, he was a farmer and one of his family’s successful cash crops was red wiggler worms.
When most people think about the work we do as reporters and journalists, they think about the stories we tell through the articles we write and the pictures we take. I think the same way when I read other people’s work in the field.
Many Marion countians put in countless hours of hard work to host the Wall that Heals for the first-time ever in Mississippi, and it has paid off greatly for the people of this community to experience the tribute to veterans.
Mississippi’s local and state elections are done for another four years. The Republican Party stays in power.
Unlike many elections around the world, few people questioned the validity of our state’s election process. It is a great blessing to live in a state and country that has a legitimate and trusted democratic process.
Columbia, I’ve had enough. This culture has done gone too crazy. We’ve leaped over the edge. Pandora’s box is wide open. I can’t feel at home in this world anymore.
That’s because the idiocy of our age has been manifested in the most patently absurd way yet: cat veganism.
We understand why some Marion County residents are upset about two live oak trees being cut down in front of the courthouse. The building that dates to 1905 is a beautiful, historic structure that often serves as a symbol of Columbia.
When the United States ratified the 16th Amendment in 1913 allowing a federal income tax, the balance of power shifted from the states to the federal government. The power to tax is the power to enslave.