Thursday, December 8, 2011
Big week for USM
I don’t get a vote for the Heisman Trophy.
I’m not that important of a journalist yet.
But I do participate in the voting for the Conerly Trophy, awarded to the best college football player in Mississippi.
Close to Nowhere
Bits and pieces...
• Keys are giving me a lot of problems lately. They’re running away from me.
Tuesday morning, I assured Pop several times, repeatedly, that the key to his car was in the cupholder in my car’s console. It ain’t there though.
Kris and I tore the car apart Tuesday morning before leaving for work. It just ain’t there!
The Preacher’s Corner
Chicago church ‘works’ around marathon
Saturday was the running of the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis, Tenn., and a friend warned me that if I were traveling to the city, to be careful, for many of the streets would be blocked off. God bless all those energetic people who are willing to move their feet for St. Jude.
Letters To The Editor
If you are still looking for the perfect present this holiday season for an adult friend or family member, consider gifting yourself as a designated driver.
What better way to tell others you care about them than helping them get home safely from a holiday celebration or night on the town.
Wicker says Keystone Pipeline could put thousands to work
By ROGER WICKER
In today’s stagnant economy, there is no room for missed opportunities. Fourteen million Americans are still unemployed, and they rightfully want to know: “Where are the jobs?”
Please take time to remember our local “heroes,” who are serving in war zones around the world.Justin Ash, Navy, Persian Gulf
Susan Ash, Navy, Middle East
Immanuel Betts, Marines, 2nd tour, Afghanistan
Houston Brimmage, National Guard, Iraq
Frederick D. Brown, Army, Afghanistan
Shanika Buffington, National Guard, Iraq
B.J. Butler, Army
Wesley Crutcher II, Afghanistan
John Davis, Army, Iraq
John Westley Day, National Guard, Iraq
Michael Dunworth, Navy, Iraq
LaCourtney Ellis, Army, Afghanistan
Tiffany Erwin, Army, Afghanistan, now in Iraq
Charles Fairbairn, Army, Iraq; now in Afghanistan
Wayne Gowland, Army, Iraq
Jarod Grimes, Army, Iraq
Jorty “Bubba” Holmes, Army, Iraq
Lee (Brandon) Hutchens, Marines, Iraq
Sammie Ivy, National Guard, Iraq
Jason Janicki, Army, Iraq
Robert Jordan Jr., Army, Iraq
Scott King, Navy, Afghanistan
LaVandes Lester, Marines, Iraq
James Light, Army, Afghanistan
Sale T. Lilly IV, Navy, Afghanistan
Antione McNeil, Army, Iraq
Victor Miller, Army, Iraq
Chad Minor, Air Force
Will Olita, Navy, Arabian Sea (Afghanistan)
Chadwick (Chad) Phillips, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Scott Poff, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Deron Randolph, Marines, Iraq
Darryl Wayne Ricks, National Guard, Iraq
Cody Sanderson, Air Force, Iraq
Willie E. Snow Jr., Navy, Afghanistan
Mitch Swann, Army, Iraq
Landon Tucker, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Chauncy Turnage, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
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