Now before you go calling my wife and saying Floyd is on the sauce, let me point out I am talking about the crew I normally drink coffee with each morning.
We haven’t gotten together since the coronavirus panic started.
If you squeeze a lemon you get lemon juice and if you squeeze an orange you get orange juice.
So what do you get if you squeeze Clarksdale?
This is called begging the question and I hope it proves a point.
This will be the first Easter in more than 30 years that I have not been in church on Sunday.
I’ve said before in this space that I started going to church nine-months before I was born. Yes, there was a rebellious stage in my early 20s, but “raise up a child in the way he should go” . . . well, you know the rest.
They make work go faster.
They free people up to do other things.
They provide Clarksdale residents with a decent job.
They are part of a unique and dynamic tech revolution going on in our community that few people understand.
Sara and I will exchange Valentine cards tomorrow with a tradition and certainty that only lovers of 31 years understand.
I’ll put hers on the kitchen table propped up by a little something sweet, shiny or with the appropriate red bloom. She has always stuck mine on the mirror in our bathroom.
I love watching government at work because it gives all of us a true glimpse of what a community will let lead them.
I firmly believe one of the problems of our form of government is we vote for people who look, act, conduct business and have the morals of us.
This is the time of year when people shop and this is also the time of year when community-oriented newspapers urge you to shop at home.
We all know the reason for shopping at home: When you spend money locally it strengthens the local economy.
But do you really know the numbers?
Public Service Announcement! Northwest Mississippi Medical Center isn’t closing! Our local hospital remains open and ready to serve you, thanks to the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors.