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Greasy Chicken Bones

With the Ole Miss-LSU game coming up this weekend, local columnist Jimmy Reed was reminded of a trip to Baton Rouge to watch the Rebels and Tigers play. Reed writes about that trip and an exchange with LSU’s cheerleaders and then the response the following year. (November 13, 2012, Page 4)

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    We get what we work for, deserve

    Local columnist T.J. Ray writes that it appears our government is no longer “of the people” but “of the two parties” because of the division in ideology, and suggests it might be because citizens are no longer working as hard in the system. (November 9, 2012, Page 4A)

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      Election cycle revealed more about voters than pols

      Local columnist Deidra Jackson writes about the just-completed election cycle and how it showed more about voters than politicians, noting their drive to vote, to not being swayed by big-money influence and to paying attention to issues. (November 8, 2012, Page 4)

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        He Was Right

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look back four years at a newspaper columnist’s words and sees that those predictions about American politics have turned out to be correct. (November 6, 2012, Page 4)

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          UMOC

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls his college days and being involved in a contest he really didn’t want to be – for UMOC. And what was UMOC? “Ugliest Man On Campus.” (October 30, 2012, Page 4)

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            Candidates must stand for something

            Local columnist T.J. Ray cites the words of former presidents Grover Cleveland and John Adams in writing about candidates and how they must take a stance and then stand by that stance. (October 29, 2012, Page 4A)

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              Play The Hand You’re Dealt

              Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about a young man who gave up a dream to become a pilot to become an accomplished physician to make the point that life is all about playing the hand you’re dealt. (October 23, 2012, Page 4)

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                Living at the mercy of medicine and man

                Local columnist Deidra Jackson, in light of the fungal meningitis outbreak because of contaminated meds, writes about the faith that most of us have in man and medicine. (October 18, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Remove The Barb

                  Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story of a misplaced hook on a fishing trip and how we must ask for help and have trust when we face challenges in life. (October 16, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Roadside memorials can have even more meaning

                    Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about roadside memorials – crosses, flowers, monuments, et cetera – that are put in place to memorialize those who have died in auto accidents at those spots, and suggests that we can honor the lives lost by using the memorials as a warning to slow down and drive carefully. (October 11, 2012, Page 4)

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