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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

In U.S. Senate race, Hyde-Smith, McDaniel both have state Senate records to compare

By: Sid Salter On March 21, state Sen. Chris McDaniel sent yet another installment of an email blast for a fundraising come-on he entitled the...

OPINION: Wicker campaign releases new ad attacking McDaniel

By: Daniel Strauss GOP Sen. Roger Wicker's reelection campaign is out with a new ad attacking state Sen. Chris McDaniel in Mississippi — even though McDaniel...

Special election offers Mississippi Democrats a shot at the Alabama Senate “miracle”

By: Sid Salter Mississippi Democrats are hoping for a repeat of the political “miracle” that handed their counterparts in Alabama a U.S. Senate seat last...

Welty Foundation Brings Salman Rushdie to the Mississippi Book Festival

Provocative and unconventional, Salman Rushdie is not known for doing things by the book – and we are thrilled to announce that he will be...

Even GOP master strategist Karl Rove can’t predict clear or easy future of his...

By: Sid Salter During a quiet dinner here at a usually packed downtown restaurant rendered nearly vacant by spring break, I had an opportunity to...

Abortion rights group sues Mississippi over 25-year-campaign to eliminate abortion

An abortion rights group is suing the state of Mississippi over its abortion laws. According to The Hill, the group filed the suit following a...

After 46 years on Capitol Hill, Cochran’s legacy is courage, compassion, and character

By: Sid Salter, Good Ole Boys Syndicate   To say that I like, appreciate and admire U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is a gross understatement. I think...

In Hyde-Smith, McDaniel will face a tough, formidable opponent who can hit back

By: Sid Salter State Sen. Chris McDaniel said famously last month that “I’m looking for a fight” in either challenging incumbent Mississippi U.S. Sen. Roger...

High court review of South Dakota case may provide bridge to new revenue in...

By: Sid Salter As state officials scramble for resources to address infrastructure concerns in the wake of the closure of over 100 Mississippi bridges deemed...

Mississippi makes history with the state’s first black Higher Education Commissioner

The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. According to the Associated Press, the state College Board announced Friday that...

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