It's probably premature to make projections for the new year when the old one has a week or so left, so apologies for getting ahead of the calendar.
A federal judge in Texas just threw out the Affordable Care Act root and branch. If the decision were to survive legal challenges, an estimated 17 million Americans could lose their health coverage.
The Canada geese are back in the fields and edging along the lakeside; sometimes venturing into the lake, drifting leisurely, foraging for food or avoiding visitors.
It has become an article of faith in some quarters on the right -- well, most -- that Robert Mueller's investigation has found no evidence of collusion with Russia and has accordingly shifted gears to process crimes like lying to the FBI or obstruction of justice. Having decided that this must be true, many have called for Mueller to wrap it up.
As the toothed trap closes on Donald Trump, he contemplates going coyote, and chewing through his own leg, leaving it behind and limping off into the underbrush to either heal or grow a new one.
Shortly after passing Bob Roberts Barbecue and Burkhalter Rigging, the motorist heading south on Highway 45 crosses three streams, Motley Slough, Gilmer Creek and Magowah Creek.
My column today is a look at some unusual Christmas celebrations in Mississippi during the 1800s and earlier.
I spoke at the first Mississippi Summit on Criminal Justice Reform on Tuesday about the need to invest in proven public safety strategies. Those in attendance heard similar testimonials from legislators, judges, law enforcement officials, and families impacted by incarceration, all of whom are ready to see Mississippi take the next step on criminal justice reform.
This week's criminal justice summit in Jackson was hailed as a milestone moment in criminal justice reform, drawing speakers from both the political left and right in addressing a problem that both sides agree has had a devastating affect on our state.
Every year around this time, the Mississippi Legislature develops a variety of policies and bills designed to reinvent or reform public education -- school choice, high-stakes testing, letter grades for school performance, you name it.
In keeping with the spirit of the season, we take note of the many opportunities we have to help the less fortunate, often through large, well-organized charities.
President Donald Trump-haters salivated over special counsel Robert Mueller's recent filings on ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and Trump former lawyer/"fixer" Michael Cohen.
Since her arrival as superintendent for the Columbus Municipal School District this summer, Cherie Labat has taken pains to carefully craft and nurture the image the city's schools present to the community.
Gracious! We're ending 2018 on a bitter note, no different from the cacophony we've heard continually since the 2016 election.
1. Possumhaw: A goose and a gander LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Marc Dion: I Won't Gloat. I Won't Gloat. NATIONAL COLUMNS
3. Editorial cartoon for 12-17-18 NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Mona Charen: Collusion is possible NATIONAL COLUMNS
5. Editorial cartoons for 12-18-18 NATIONAL COLUMNS