Monthly Archives: February 2009

Visit the Hall of Fame

I launched the new site today with bios on 4 of our inductees. I’ll get the rest up over the next few weeks. See the link on this page or go to http://www.jacksoncountysports.wordpress.com It’s a work in progress. Please comment … Continue reading

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Apologia of Pandora

Quote of the Day:     “Well, then, I will make my defence, and I will endeavor in the short time which is allowed to do away with this evil opinion of me which you have held for such a long time; and … Continue reading

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Spring Fever……catch it!

Quote of the Day:     “It’s spring fever….you don’t know quite what it is you DO want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”     –Mark Twain It seems like everyone I know … Continue reading

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Jackson County HOF Round III Results and Final Ballots

Elected in Round III were Eddie Khayat and Hugh Pepper, both receiving 16 of 21 votes cast. Below are three special ballots. One for Moss Point athletes, one for veterans (defined as playing in the county prior to 1970), and … Continue reading

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Is Mississippi the Nation’s Unlikely Bellwether State?

Quoted of the Day:     Herbert Hoover “Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.” “It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.” “Wisdom oft times … Continue reading

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For My Republican Friends

As a patriotic American, the last thing I want to see is a major political party fail. GOP leaders will eventually have to come up with their own ideas to get us out of the mess we’re in and I … Continue reading

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Jackson Countians, Help Make the HOF Great

Quote of the Day:     “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it … Continue reading

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Jackson County HOF Round II Results and Round III Voting Thread

Fred Cook, Jim Marsalis and Sam Leslie received enough votes to join Matthews, Buckley and Jones in the Hall. Here’s who came up short of the votes needed in this round: Eddie Khayat 12 votes Litterial Green 12 Hugh Pepper … Continue reading

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Octo-outrage

Quote of the Day:     “Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. No matter how young you are or how old you have got. … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Walk a Mile in These Shoes

Quote of the Day:     “Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.”     –Jack Handey Some … Continue reading

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