Space Shuttle Endeavour

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to take off on April 29 for its final mission. This event is special for two reasons: The significance of its final launch and the planned visit by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., wife of astronaut Mark Kelly, the mission’s commander. Giffords was seriously injured when she and others were […]

Hattiesburg loses another historic building

I’ve heard some people say they have been woken from a deep sleep only to find there was something pressing that was happening at the time of awakening. I woke up around 4 a.m. only to learn theĀ  Beverly Drive-In theater was engulfed in flames. It would become a total loss. The historic drive-in had […]

Oil spill: Gone but not forgotten

The oil well at the center of the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil spill was finally and hopefully permanently capped off yesterday. To my surprise, the US Fish & Wildlife Service already has removed its oil spill response section off its home page. I say I am surprised because even though the well is capped, there is […]