S tate Sen. Philip Moran’s stated reason for introducing a lottery bill in the Legislature reminds me of a satirical review of the erotic novel “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” back in 1959.
Citing the reason that the board was tired of being “the bellcow for funding for economic development,” the City of Magee voted to reduce their funding by one-third for the upcoming budget year for the Simpson County Development Foundation.
A current proposal to allow spanking of unruly students in Greenville public schools brings to mind the old song, written in 1907 by Will Cobb and Gus Edwards.
The chorus goes:
School days, school days
Dear old Golden Rule days
'Reading and 'riting and 'rithmetic
Taught to the tune of the hick'ry stick
Mississippi lawmakers expect to have a plate that is more than overflowing when they return to Jackson this month.
One item that’s going to be high up on the list for the umpteenth time is the deteriorating condition of the state’s roads and bridges.
T he very idea that Simpson County would agree to be a part of an opioid class action suit is ridiculous.
However, at the last meeting of the county Board of Supervisors, State Representative Noah Sanford suggested that the county indeed become a part of the suit.
Some Mississippi lawmakers continue to plead ignorance about a law they enacted during the 2017 session that could open the door to betting legally on sporting events.
President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are high-fiving each other over passing a tax cut of which most Americans are leery. Equally bothersome is a provision in the tax-cut law that will add more uncertainty to the health insurance market.
A big winner in the recent Alabama Senate race, whether he admits it or not, was Mississippi Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker who is up for re-election next year.
Simpson County Technical Center SkillsUSA members competed in District Competition at Co-Lin on Tuesday, February 12.
Placing first in Extemporaneous Speaking - Skyler Smith