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Election time is upon us, and the people of Indianola will soon choose their leaders for the next four years.
We live in an era when passions over politics tend to boil over, sometimes into violence, as we have seen multiple times on the national news.
When President Donald Trump appeals to the middle class to get behind his push to simplify the tax code, it is an odd audience to enlist.
For most of the middle class, the tax code is already pretty simple.
There has been no shortage of coverage when it comes to the state of roads and bridges across Mississippi.
Rural counties like Sunflower find themselves in the middle of a political battle waged between leadership in state government and a large bureaucratic agency in the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
“We just educate the ones we have.” — Cleveland School Superintendent Jacquelyn Thigpen
Those words have a familiar ring to them. I remember Greenwood school officials saying something very similar almost three decades ago when the white flight from this city’s public schools became irreversible.
Hurricane Harvey will go down as one of the most destructive storms to hit the continental United States in recent history.
Its impact on the state of Texas, particularly the flood-prone city of Houston, will be felt for years to come.
One of the surprises of this year’s Mississippi legislative session was that lawmakers did not borrow any money for capital improvement projects around the state.
The state’s eight universities, who benefit greatly from this borrowing, already are marshalling the troops to make sure the Legislature does not do the same thing in 2018.