Growing up in Kentucky, Chris Snopek didn’t have much familiarity with what has become his home. “All I knew about Mississippi was my doctor went to see Elvis’s home in Tupelo,” he told the Indianola Rotary Club Tuesday with a laugh.
An Indianola Public Works Department lawnmower burst into flames this afternoon while working on Industrial Park Road. The driver was treated for burns to his hands, people on the scene said, but escaped without serious injury.
It’s kind of like hunting a 900-pound turkey. That’s what Mark King tells his fellow Mississippians, who are familiar with how to track those birds, about the experience of calling elk in the mountains of Colorado.
You might expect a native Californian to be bored by the South, but on the contrary Greg Buchanan said he admires many things about life here: A slower place, deep family values and, especially, the greater acceptance of the Christian faith.