Columnists: Mark Thornton

The sands of time

For years, my Memorial Day tradition was to watch “Saving Private Ryan” or, later, “We Were Soldiers.” To me, they’re…read more


Wondercat and re-Pete

“No pets. We live in an apartment.” That was my simple, undebatable answer every time my daughter asked for a…read more


Chris vs. The Machine

It was almost four years ago when Chris McDaniel was considering taking on U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. We had a…read more


Exposing the wolves

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. – Matthew 7:15…read more


Raising a glass to Mimmo

To some readers, it probably seemed like a simple article. But to me, it was one of the most unique,…read more