Most people have never won something sitting on a toilet, but this month could be someone’s chance to become a champion.
The 2011 Outhouse Grand Nationals are slated for take off at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 on Elm Street in Choudrant. The event is a soapbox derby style race featuring outhouses — complete with a toilet bowl as the seat — as the racecars.
Question: My 50th birthday is coming up this year. I have a nice income, but I’ve been educating three kids, and my retirement savings are pretty pitiful. Now that our children have moved out, we can save more and have considered downsizing. Have we waited too late?
Grambling State University’s campus newspaper, The Gramblinite, received seven first-place awards, including first place for Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper.
It is the second best newspaper award in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Mark of Excellence Awards contest and follows a best newspaper award by the Black College Communications Association earlier this year. The SPJ awards were presented at a weekend conference in Arkansas.