Too late to un-vote

In 1983, Edwin Edwards, once a governor of Louisiana and running again, told reporters, “The only way I can lose this election is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.”

I don’t want to hear it

I went to the Spring Fling for a little while last Saturday, and heard something I don’t especially want to hear. It wasn’t mean, or racist, or particularly tasteless.

Let the buyer beware

I firmly believe that a consumer has the right to expect reasonable quality from any purchase he or she might make.

Let’s be polite, folks

In some 36 years of reporting, I covered more than a few meetings what were – shall we say – less than cordial in atmosphere and demeanor. And I’m not pointing at any particular city council, board or commission.

Still lousy at predicting

So, as is often the case, I was wrong in a prediction. I predicted that the Forrest City Water Commission would not be abolished, and it was.

Shelter has many dogs that need good homes

While everyone is welcoming spring after a long, cold winter, there are some things that don’t go away like snow and ice does. An example is the existence of too many unwanted dogs – a problem that never goes away.