Last month, my office released the Audit Exceptions Report for Fiscal Year 2021, a year-end review that gives the public a chance to look at what the investigators, auditors, attorneys, and staffers in my office have done for the state.

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.”

I had a very long, storied, and notorious college career but I ended up right back where I was born, in Hattiesburg as a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. I started my freshman year at Mississippi State University way back in 1979.

“Many automakers have detailed plans to electrify large portions of their fleets over the next decade, with some announcing goals for fully electrified lineups within five years,” reports Consumer Reports.

On Sept. 11, 1940, Winston Churchill gave a broadcast about the “Blitz,” the brutal nightly bombing of London, England.

On that day 20 years ago this week, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declared war on Pentagon bureaucracy, saying that it was a threat to national security and “a matter of life and death.” A day later, the nation’s security would be breached and there would be a new threat that truly w…

It was a recent Saturday night in August – a second Saturday in August to be exact when Hubs and I needed something fun, an outlet. That's when our friends, Lanny and Sarah, mentioned bluegrass music.

STARKVILLE — University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus James Crockett, now an adjunct professor of accountancy at the University of Mississippi, perhaps enjoyed a bit of serendipity in bringing his latest book to market in the same year that the entire nation witnessed a Mississ…

An educated guess: Joe Biden is not doing what every first-year president starts doing around Day 200 of his presidency: running for reelection. After the two weeks he has just endured, he is doing the thing presidents don't do until their last months: running for history.

As many Mississippians ignore, discredit, and denigrate science, the darn rascal keeps having more and more beneficial impact on our lives.

The tragic events of recent days have captured the world’s attention. I think in some ways the stench of evil pouring through my television set as I watch the evening news causes me to see what is always there lurking in the shadows.

Once, at a Canton Flea Market, I tripped on a broken sidewalk and crashed face-down on a crowded pathway. Almost immediately, two Catholic ladies came to my rescue, lifted me up, and ushered me inside their church.

HOMER, Alaska — Leilani and I journeyed to the AK Diamond J Ranch near Homer, Alaska on Kachemak Bay on the southwest side of the Kenai Peninsula for the wedding of Rachel Klimetz to Jimmy Wingerter on August 19 – and it was worth every moment of travel to “The Last Frontier.”

Last month, my office released the Audit Exceptions Report for Fiscal Year 2021, a year-end review that gives the public a chance to look at what the investigators, auditors, attorneys, and staffers in my office have done for the state.

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.”

I had a very long, storied, and notorious college career but I ended up right back where I was born, in Hattiesburg as a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. I started my freshman year at Mississippi State University way back in 1979.

“Many automakers have detailed plans to electrify large portions of their fleets over the next decade, with some announcing goals for fully electrified lineups within five years,” reports Consumer Reports.

On Sept. 11, 1940, Winston Churchill gave a broadcast about the “Blitz,” the brutal nightly bombing of London, England.

On that day 20 years ago this week, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declared war on Pentagon bureaucracy, saying that it was a threat to national security and “a matter of life and death.” A day later, the nation’s security would be breached and there would be a new threat that truly w…

It was a recent Saturday night in August – a second Saturday in August to be exact when Hubs and I needed something fun, an outlet. That's when our friends, Lanny and Sarah, mentioned bluegrass music.

STARKVILLE — University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus James Crockett, now an adjunct professor of accountancy at the University of Mississippi, perhaps enjoyed a bit of serendipity in bringing his latest book to market in the same year that the entire nation witnessed a Mississ…

An educated guess: Joe Biden is not doing what every first-year president starts doing around Day 200 of his presidency: running for reelection. After the two weeks he has just endured, he is doing the thing presidents don't do until their last months: running for history.

As many Mississippians ignore, discredit, and denigrate science, the darn rascal keeps having more and more beneficial impact on our lives.

The tragic events of recent days have captured the world’s attention. I think in some ways the stench of evil pouring through my television set as I watch the evening news causes me to see what is always there lurking in the shadows.

Once, at a Canton Flea Market, I tripped on a broken sidewalk and crashed face-down on a crowded pathway. Almost immediately, two Catholic ladies came to my rescue, lifted me up, and ushered me inside their church.

HOMER, Alaska — Leilani and I journeyed to the AK Diamond J Ranch near Homer, Alaska on Kachemak Bay on the southwest side of the Kenai Peninsula for the wedding of Rachel Klimetz to Jimmy Wingerter on August 19 – and it was worth every moment of travel to “The Last Frontier.”

During the early days of the COVID-19 epidemic, my brother and I congratulated each other that we had little to fear. Descended from hardy Irish peasants who lived in dirt-floored hovels among farm animals, we’d inherited sturdy immune systems and pretty much never get sick.

Many years ago, a situation occurred that made me feel very small and insignificant.

There's a fascinating question in a new Fox News poll that suggests the political dynamics at work in 2022 and 2024 will be far different from 2020. If that is the case, it is good news for Republicans.

As the days of 2021 seem to sit squarely upon our heads with no offer of hope, and with suffocating brick walls and never a light at the end of the tunnel, we must turn our faces to the truth. There is no one better to read and as well enjoy his words of encouragement, no one better than C.…

Once upon a time many community and organization leadership training programs around the country featured sessions on “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” authored by the late Stephen Covey. Practicing these habits was seen as a means for people to harness ambitions and work with other…

Donald Trump has always loved seeing his name emblazoned on things, from hotels and golf clubs to steaks and airlines. But there is one naming opportunity, one blue chip brand, that the former president has assiduously -- and astoundingly -- ignored: the Trump Vaccine.

There is a developing thin line in mainstream journalism ethics between what’s acceptable and what’s not in defining impartial, independent news coverage.

I don’t suppose that many waited with baited breath to hear what the song lyrics of "A Horse With No Name" actually meant, but I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I wondered if this song alluded to drug use and would let you guys know what I found out. After a little research I realize t…

My day just got infinitely better. Now, don’t get me wrong; it was already a pretty decent day. Actually, it was a pretty nice day.

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