Author Archives: Kingfish

GOP Food Fight!!!

The Mississippi Republican Party will hold its precinct caucuses and county conventions this Saturday.  A fracas of sorts erupted today after the Sun-Herald reported that Mississippi Republican Party Grand Poobah Joe Nosef sent a text that made made the national talk radio shows:The rift in the Mississippi Republican Party has apparently widened.A post today on […]

Clinton gets new Chief

The city of Clinton issued the following press release:City of Clinton Appoints Ford Hayman Police ChiefClinton, Miss. (April 20, 2016) Clinton’s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Mayor Phil Fisher’s appointment of Edwin Ford Hayman as Chief of Police on Tuesday night.Raised in Clinton, Hayman graduated from Clinton High school. Hayman is married to Clinton native […]

Trojan horses

Jackson City Council President Melvin Priester, Jr. provided an update on Facebook about the Capital Improvement District Bill.  Things are a’changing and maybe not for the better.  Mr. Priester wrote: So you can be up to speed on today’s news, I want to make the following absolutely clear before whatever happens today happens with regards […]

Rick Cleveland: Hanging out with The Senator

This was September, 1979. Mississippi State’s football team was playing Maryland at College Park, Md. The late, great Orley Hood and I covered the game for the Jackson newspapers.We spent all day Friday and Saturday morning touring our nation’s capital. Orley was — and I am — a history buff. We probably set a record […]

Sen. Cochran commends Gulfport’s Lynn Meadows Discovery Center on receiving national award

RELEASE: COCHRAN COMMENDS LYNN MEADOWS DISCOVERY CENTER ON PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD Gulfport Children’s Museum Receives Nation’s Highest Award for Museums and Libraries WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today congratulated the many hard-working staff and volunteers at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children in Gulfport on receiving the National Medal for Museum […]

Wicker touts US Senate passage of FAA reform bill

RELEASE: Wicker: FAA Reform Bill Clears Senate Passenger-Friendly Legislation Includes New Robust Consumer Protections WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted in favor of a bipartisan initiative to reauthorize and reform the mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The legislation, H.R. 636, was approved in March by the Senate Committee on Commerce, […]