For the three years or so that I have written this column, I have used a literary device probably best known as the “royal we” but also called, more appropriately in this context, the “editorial we”. Mark Twain commented that, “Only presidents, editors and people with tapeworms ought to have the
In Texas in March 1801, Philip Nolan warned his men: Fight for a chance to escape. Otherwise, the Spanish will put you in chains and imprison you for life.
Now his men found themselves in that feared position.
A picture is worth a thousand words but to experience something in person is priceless. I spent this last weekend out and about in Catahoula parish and I still didn’t get to do everything.
I know it’s too much to ask, but, oh, how I wish people running for president next year had to wait till next year to start running.
Few men were as well known among the movers and shakers in the new American government in the Mississippi Territory than an enslaved man named Cesar, who could speak and interpret the languages of the Native Americans, particularly the Choctaw.
I attended a meeting last Wednesday to meet principals and assistant principals (Instructional Consultants) in Catahoula Parish. I wasn’t expecting a lesson on how to protect students in case of an active shooter, but I did.
A few things I’m wondering about, down here on sultry Tupelo Brake, south of Jonesville. One thing that has been on my mind is the garbage pickup program for the parish.
At the time we’re writing, the primary election scheduled for October 12, 2019 has suffered two early casualties. Eli Rutledge has withdrawn from the District One Police jury race giving incumbent Ben Otwell one less opponent to worry about.
Although this is overdose Awareness Month and we pay tribute to the memories of those we have lost to this horrible epidemic, grieving the loss of someone who still lives in addiction is an actual emotion:
When I first starting writing “Out and About” I wrote that my job at Catahoula News Booster (CNB) started on a whim and it did! I’m the type of person that wakes up one morning and says, “I think I want to work for the newspaper.” Lucky for me, the timing was perfect because CNB was looking for