A volatile 2020 is rapidly drawing to a close, perhaps to our collective relief. Everyday acts of heroism and resilience have become inspiringly commonplace. But a succession of social and political challenges, coupled with the upheavals of the COVID-19 pandemic, have made us all feel like e…
On November 3rd voters will decide whether Mississippi will join 34 other states in creating a regulated medical marijuana program. If you want physicians and patients with debilitating medical conditions (including cancer, seizures, PTSD, ALS, and chronic pain) to have this treatment option…
Gov. Tate Reeves, who says his primary goal is to take steps to lessen the impact of COVID-19 in Mississippi, recently lamented how some people try to politicize issues surrounding the pandemic, such as mask wearing.
Social connectedness is key. At a time when connectedness has been challenged beyond our imagination, all Americans play a role in suicide prevention. #BeThere.
Paperwork has been filed to begin the convoluted process of gathering the signatures to place on the ballot an initiative to resurrect the 126-year-old state flag that features the Confederate battle emblem prominently in its design.
Throughout DeSoto County’s history, doctors, nurses, relief workers and a network of civic organizations have stepped up to support the community, state, nation and world through epidemics, world wars and natural disasters such as flood, fire and tornados.
The ongoing 2020 session has been like no other — to a large extent because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to a lesser degree because of the ongoing donnybrook between Gov. Tate Reeves and legislative leaders.
If Democrat Mike Espy catches lightning in a bottle in November, he could make history as the first Black Mississippian elected to the U.S. Senate in the modern era. If he does not, his campaign could at least serve as a primer for future statewide candidates.
Over the past two decades, the number of homeschoolers in Mississippi – and in America – has more than doubled as this education choice has moved from the fringes of society to a practice that is legal in every state.
During last year’s gubernatorial election, Republican candidate Tate Reeves could not find much positive to say about his Democratic opponent Jim Hood’s four terms as state attorney general.
My colleague, The Gilded Lilly, recently inquired if I planned to write about something that involved the lifting of spirits in our beloved Magnolia State, especially during these difficult times.