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Courthouse Dress Code Advice from Itawamba County Youth Court

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 […]

We may be listening.

This sign…

… is above this bench just of the Square on Van Buren Avenue in Oxford.



On the Square in Oxford.  Part of a continuing series of signs posts.

Today’s Special is…

From the market by Mr, Chen’s in Jackson, Mississippi.

Be warned: In my experience, the buffalo fish is more bone than meat

But if you want some, this establishment is just inside the Pontotoc County line coming from Tupelo right before Highway 6 becomes two-lane.


My name is Tom, and I’m a….

From downtown Yazoo City, Mississippi.

Totally stolen (including the headline) from Scott Barretta’s Facebook feed. Scott took the picture, too.

Sign posted so you don’t show up at the courthouse in Houston in the wrong attire

Just trying to prevent a possible fashion faux pas.

And, also, there’s this, to help prevent a more disgusting sort of faux pas.

The halls of the courthouse in Houston are chock-full of advice and […]

A new amusement park in DeSoto County?


Ride the equity slide!  Measure your foot against the chancellor’s foot!

From the courthouse in Hernando, Mississippi.

Sign in Hernando, Mississippi: “Old Rye” For Medicinal Use

Yes, I know it’s a label, not a sign. This was how your whiskey, bought from your friendly pharmacist, would have been labeled during prohibition. James S. Robinson was one of the first pharmacists in Memphis, with a business at 2nd and Madison in what is now the Apothecary […]

On the road in Holcomb, Mississippi


Part of a continuing series of posts with the tag Signs.

Picture of the location of this sign below the fold.

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