It’s August 2008, in Tupelo.
A short gorgeous exotic woman with long black hair sits in front of me at the WIN Job Center office and smiles. My mind takes flight with excitement as her beauty steals my heart and holds it hostage.
Last week, The Enterprise-Tocsin featured a photo on the front page of several children at one of our local elementary schools.
They were celebrating their 100th day of school by dressing up like they were 100 years old.
Yours truly posed the headline question, “who knew 100 days of school could add so many years?”
Regular readers of this page are well aware of this editor’s objections to President Trump. He’s too self-centered, too thin-skinned, too rude and insulting in his criticism, and too willing to lie if it suits him.
School always came relatively easy to me.
While I have never qualified as a “star student” in high school or college, I did well enough to get by. I excelled at the subjects I enjoyed, and I skirted by in the ones that were not so interesting to me.
All in all, it added up to a pretty average GPA when it was all said and done.
The Mississippi Legislature begins its 2018 session in a few days, and one of its most interesting stories is sure to be whether it comes up with a new formula for education funding.
Mississippi lawmakers expect to have a plate that is more than overflowing when they return to Jackson next month for the 2018 session.
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.