Sometimes the best school lessons are learned outside the classroom, where students can see how the ideas they are taught are applied in the real world.
That’s certainly the case with legislative pages, a long tradition in Mississippi and elsewhere.
Ray Mabus, the former secretary of the Navy and former Mississippi governor, had a lot to say last week in a speech given at Millsaps College.
Mississippi’s revenue commissioner has given state lawmakers more reason to be cautious about counting on internet sales taxes to beef up the ailing state treasury.
STARKVILLE — There is no gentle way to say it, so here goes. House Bill 638 as passed by that chamber of the Mississippi Legislature doesn’t consider whether the state should impose the death penalty. No, that’s not the matter at hand in this legislation.
Like most journalists, we don’t claim to be experts in math or science. In fact, many become reporters because of a dislike at best or incompetency at worst in those subjects.
STARKVILLE — U.S.