“For one who has not lived even a single lifetime, you are a wise man, Van Helsing.” —Cinema’s most famous vampire to his arch enemy in Todd Browning’s 1931 “Dracula.”

“For one who has not lived even a single lifetime, you are a wise man, Van Helsing.” —Cinema’s most famous vampire to his arch enemy in Todd Browning’s 1931 “Dracula.”

It was a sweet thing, a choir of 30-something voices came together representing 11 churches. Some of the churches were not blessed with an organized choir, music director or even musical instruments, yet the people yearned for the experience. Yes, the people wanted to sing praises to the Lo…

A strange phenomenon occurred after I opened our first fine-dining restaurant in 1987. It’s still happening. Most people assume the chef/owner of an upscale establishment must eat upscale food all of the time. They picture a life filled with micro greens, waygu beef, caviar, and foie gras. …

Years before Fox News and Rush Limbaugh, conservatives would regularly tune in to hear Paul Harvey on the radio. Admired for his unique voice and storytelling talent, Harvey broadcast his conservative messages for more than three decades. He was particularly known for revealing to his audie…

OK, so I’m weird, but you, my dear readers, know that. However, have you ever really thought about it – a world ruled by plants? I know one person who has. That’s Hub’s favorite TV star. Yep, Mrs. Judge Judy.

Louie Zamperini, Olympian and World War II hero, sat through some 75 interviews, answering thousands of questions for his biographer Laura Hillenbrand. The result was the bestselling book “Unbroken,” which was made into a popular movie in 2014.

A few years ago, I read a restaurant survey that ranked customer’s priorities when dining out. The study listed food, service, atmosphere, and location. The results were a little surprising to me in some areas.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi may be making its first big deposit into its savings account in several years, but state government still lacks enough savings to ride out a substantial downtown in revenues.

“Poor wayfaring stranger” are a few of the beginning words of a folk song, probably written in the early 1800s, by an unknown soul. The writer describes himself as a stranger, who has traversed through a world of woe. We still traverse the same world today.

In most societies, there are two very vulnerable groups – the young and the elderly. We all face different challenges in life. We vary in how we deal with or face them. In east Mississippi we are fortunate to have professional organizations and families that can assist us along the way.

South Africa has been thrown into the news because of President Donald Trump's recent tweet that he instructed his secretary of state to "closely study" alleged land seizures from white farmers in South Africa.

A couple of decades ago I wrote a column that posed the question, “If you could have dinner with six people throughout all of history, who would you invite?” The column received a lot of response from readers as they sent in their list of six dinner guests.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When Mississippi lawmakers met in special session to deal with transportation funding, they agreed relatively quickly on issues that had been tangled in arguments for months or years.

By now, it feels like everything that could possibly be said about a man whose influence spanned the globe has already been said by people far more eloquent and qualified than me.