Bay Council recap: back to square one

The first item on the Bay St. Louis City Council agenda Dec. 20 was noise ordinance/complaints. There were abundant complaints from fed up residents, in person and in letters. No bar owners involved in the loud, late night music battle attended. Council members twisted themselves in a knot trying yet again to get a grip on this…

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To my Facebook friends

I learned first thing this morning that my Facebook page has been hacked. Even before coffee. After I’d had a couple of cups, I followed Facebook’s instructions on securing my page, changed the password and replied to several messages and emails from friends about my shady online situation. I’ll take the hacking as a sign…

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Bad hair day

  And speaking of bad hair, I’ve officially given up subjecting myself to ignorant politicians and babbling pundits. I feel better already.  

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Are you in?

I am.  

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Say what? The week in words.

Goodness, it was a rough week for the spoken and written word. From retro-sounding crime reporting to raw (unedited) headlines to Sarah Palin speaking in, what? Alaskan? Here are a few standouts. Sarah was more mystifying than usual in her stump speeches. Pity the poor transcribers. “Well, and then, funny, ha ha, not funny, but now,…

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Bay Council recap: Stay tuned.

I usually like to say that going to a City Council meeting is better than TV. Last night I sat there for more than two hours thinking, “I wonder what’s on TV.” Granted, the proceedings aren’t supposed to be entertaining, although with the cast of characters who assemble in the chamber, entertainment sometimes is a…

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Bay Council recap: Toulme Street shuffle, trolley stop?

A good many people showed up at last night’s meeting to show support for the trolley service and to once again show opposition to plans to build more houses near the Depot duck pond. Coast Transit Authority reps and tourism supporters made their case for keeping the free trolley service beyond the six-month trial run…

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Don’t forget ….

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Thursday recap: Long hearing, short meeting

I watched some of the House Benghazi hearing yesterday, and, not surprisingly, there were no surprises. Just politics. Five million taxpayer dollars worth so far. Later in the day, I went to the recessed meeting of the Bay St. Louis City Council. What a difference a day makes. Everyone was all cooperative and cordial since the…

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