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Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...neat."Parker eventually begins to accept that trying to stop the drug trade is similar to trying to dam up the Mississippi River with a shovel. Every time they took out one organization, there were five more ready to take its place because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Furniture Row Racing enjoys its out-of-the-way location in Denver

...cross-country drives every year.The team is based in Denver, and it has no plans to set up shop east of the Mississippi River, team general manager Joe Garone said."There are some benefits, being away from the hub," Garone said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-01/furniture-row-racing-enjoy
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...vast majority of the U.S. were allowed to go no faster than 65 or 70 mph.But 14 states, mainly west of the Mississippi River, now have speed limits of 75, 80, even 85 mph in part of Texas. Some of those states acted without consulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Mardi Gras revelry is intoxicating

...and only a dozen cost less than $300 a night.All 98 tent and RV sites at Bayou Segnette State Park, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, are reserved for Fat Tuesday and the weekend leading into it, administrative coordinator Jill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-07/mardi-gras-revelry-intoxicating
Shepard an 'old guy' amidst younger competition

...continued success when the 36th annual Augusta Futurity begins Monday. The largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River runs through Saturday, Jan. 24, featuring eight official events, along with the Area 18 Youth Scholarship Cutting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-16/shepard-old-guy-amidst-y
USC Aiken Extra Innning Bull Riding returns to Augusta

...only," event organizer Kenny Thomas said. "There's no other like it. It's the best bull riding east of the Mississippi River. It's absolutely amazing how it's grown and how it has kept its popularity. It's like it kicks the year off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-16/usc-aiken-extra-innning-
Best way to get rid of armadillos is to trap them

...Texas right after the turn of the 20th century.By the 1930s they were in Louisiana and by 1954 they had crossed the Mississippi River heading east. Don't ask me how they got across the river. Maybe they caught a ferry! In the 1950s they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-30/best-way-get-rid-arm
Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...Some of you have been to every one of them."The Augusta Futurity, the largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River, will be held Sunday through Saturday, Jan. 24, at James Brown Arena."The importance of the Augusta Futurity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-13/champions-club-roundup-k
NFL investigating Cleveland Browns for texts to sidelines

...keep the team or lure a new NFL team, unveiling plans for a new open-air football stadium on the banks of the Mississippi River.The 64,000-seat stadium would cost $860 million to $985 million, with construction beginning in 2016 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-09/nfl-investigating-cleveland-b
Carolina looking to wipe out memories of 2009 loss to Arizona in playoffs

...seasons ago the Cardinals, a 10-point underdog and a team that had shown little ability to win a game east of the Mississippi River, came to Charlotte and clobbered the NFC South champion Panthers 33-13. Carolina entered the game with a 12-4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-30/carolina-looking-wipe-out-mem