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June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

Revolution is our birthright

On June 28, 1776, Thomas Jefferson first presented his declaration of independence to the Continental Congress. Congress would debate and revise the declaration over the course of the next week.   More...

No, the Gulf isn’t fine

“Beautiful,” the governor of Mississippi observed to the national media this week about the beaches in his state: “The coast is fine, y’all tell everybody to come on down. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

World Cup yawn

How many of you are excited about the World Cup soccer matches, raise your hands. Yeah, that’s what I thought.   Me too, really. The guys who really get me are the ones on the big sports network radio and such. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Business changes

June 26, 1940 The first cotton bloom we have seen this year was sent to us last week by W. S. Irby, Jr., of Lower Peach Tree. It was grown by Mrs. A. L. Welch, who has twenty acres of early cotton in good condition. More...