Two weeks ago, my laptop died an ignominious death. I discovered I had a much calmer– almost zen– reaction to a longer than usual period of borrowed computers, loaners, and the like, than I’d expected.
I was really frustrated that I could not post on Anderson’s site to ask about Hazel Brannon Smith and [...]
When an election has been successfully contested, this Court has employed different tests over the years to aid its determination of what form of relief is in order.[ ] By various routes, we have attempted to discern whether the entire election should be thrown out or only the tainted votes. We have employed a [...]
The Clarion Ledger reports (via Sun Herald), about Clayton Kelly (alleged rogue photographer if Mrs. Cochran):
Tara Kelly provided the Clarion-Ledger with a photo of a pass from St. Catherine’s from a Sunday. She says he was given the visitor’s pass, but it is unclear where it came from.
The pass says, “St. Catherine’s [...]
In our signs series, we’ve previously posted courthouse advice about the proper attire, the possibility that an amusement park (“Chancery Land“) was coming to DeSoto County, and a plea to cease using pennies in the courthouse coke machine.
Today, there’s more dress code advice, this time from the Justice Court building in Itawamba County, where [...]
From a New York Times article by a woman who does a lot of air travel:
A child and his mother almost did me in once. I love children. Children are great. But recently I had the middle seat between a mother and her little boy. I thought it was strange [...]
I’m sure they’d make a deal on this one.
From today’s Tupelo Daily Journal. And, before you ask: No relation, I’m sure.
On the Square in Oxford. Part of a continuing series of signs posts.
Anyone who grew up in the Memphis area in the late 50s and 60s surely remembers Looney Tunes and its host, Trent Wood, who was a Memphis TV celebrity (second only to Sivad to my mind and perhaps Happy Hal) in from 1952 until Looney Zoo ended in the early 70s.
I’ve learned [...]
The Mississippi Supreme Court entered an order today that Michelle Byrom is to receive a new trial. They have also ordered that the trial be before a new judge, in an en banc order signed by Justice Coleman with no dissents.
This is extraordinary and unprecedented to my knowledge. The order says [...]