It seems to always take Mississippi a while to embrace changes that would help improve the health of people in this state. Last week, a House committee summarily rejected a proposal to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Childhood friends are the ones who you thought you would know forever.
It never dawns on you growing up that there might come a day when you will never see or hear from them again. In fact, that notion seems ridiculous to your young mind.
Many sports writers consider the Philadelphia Eagles to be the underdog heading into the Super Bowl, which is understandable considering that the New England Patriots have become regulars, and Tom Brady is running out of fingers for his Super Bowl rings.