Hagen Barrett, 7, of Harperville harvested his first deer while hunting on family property with... READ MORE
I no longer have a dog in this race since my wife retired from the teaching profession with the state of Mississippi in 2016. But, I sure do have an opinion when it comes to the State Legislature’s latest attempt at insulting teachers. I’m referring to their proposal to give teachers a $500 per year pay raise for the next two years.
In Mississippi the term “layering” when it comes to winter attire no doubt has a completely different meaning than anywhere else in the world. Look at this past week.
I said I wasn’t going to do it. It just wouldn’t be as much fun without my best dog around any more, but last weekend I broke down and gave in to the urge. I told myself I owed it to Bella to continue the tradition of shooting fireworks at Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.
How many Christmas Trees y’all got up this year,” my dad asked Sunday evening as I strung the lights on his and my mom’s tree at their house in Newton, and my wife, Danny, and daughter, Rachel-Johanna, prepared the hooks and balls for hanging.