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What will Lisa Wynn do?

September 23, 2014

Tonight will be a historic night for Starkville.
The Board of Aldermen tonight will decide whether to override a mayoral veto involving city employee health insurance, and whatever happens will carry heavy implications on Starkville’s workforce, as well as the city’s identity both statewide and nationwide.

Kiwanis Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary

September 22, 2014

The Kiwanis Club of Starkville is celebrating its 50th anniversary. It was officially established on July 24, 1964. The Charter Night Program for the 37 new members was September 12, 1964. The first officers were Sonny Mullins, Jr. (president), Bob Hartley (vice president), Bill Knight (secretary) and Charlie Weatherly (treasurer). Mr.

Hood, Pickering & MAEP suit

September 19, 2014

This week former Governor Ronnie Musgrove announced five more school districts have joined his lawsuit in a Hinds County chancery court against the state, seeking retroactive funding under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) and bringing total plaintiff districts to nineteen.

Local gov’t. should stop dabbling in social engineering

September 18, 2014

Marriage is undoubtedly a strong bond that gets a lot of attention in Mississippi. But one marriage that has prevailed despite decades of social change — that between church and state — remains as strong as ever in the Magnolia State. These two, however, badly need to divorce.

Fine print raises skepticism of both approaches to MAEP ‘full funding’

September 17, 2014

Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove wants Mississippi to sue its way to so-called “full funding” of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), while other well-intentioned public education advocates want voters to approve a ballot referendum that purports to mandate education funding.

President Obama is right

September 16, 2014

The real problem is President Obama and his progressive acolytes in the administration and congress are completely clueless and out of their league when it comes to foreign policy. Nevertheless, even a blind squirrel finds a nut sometimes.

Looking at money and marriage

September 15, 2014

Money issues are the top predictor of marriage failure. Specifically, the failure to resolve money issues is the top predictor of marriage failure or divorce. Many of those issues revolve around differences in habits and personality traits that were deeply rooted before the couple even met. Failure to resolve these differences can cause an otherwise happy marriage to breakdown.

Life Insurance… Who Needs It?

September 12, 2014

If you’ve worked hard to establish a solid financial framework for your family — investments, home equity, a savings plan, retirement accounts — life insurance is the foundation upon which it all rests. Life insurance can guard against the need for your loved ones to make drastic changes to future plans when you die.

A Thank You to the Staff of OCH Regional Medical Center

September 3, 2014

This letter is about the last days of my fathers life.I know that my father did not have a long time to live because I have looked at death in the eye before. When it's my time to die I hope that I have a lot of people around me as my father did.

Reliving 9/11 … again

September 2, 2014

We visited the 911 Memorial at ground zero last week, and relived September 11, 2001, all over again. What a blow! Like most Americans alive at the time, I felt like someone had knocked the wind out of me. I was numb. I was speechless.

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