I’ll write more about this in my newsletter Sunday, but let’s just say this one is personal. I was blessed to work with Bobby Cleveland (Rick’s brother) for many years at The Clarion-Ledger. And as I wrote on Twitter, “In the South, we say nice things about people when they die. But let me reassure you — Every great thing you read about Bobby Cleveland is true.”

Heaven is full of laughter today. Down here? Well, a bunch of us are still in shock.

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