Jackie Reynolds closes her eyes and massages her temples.
The throbbing headache is back.
It’s become all too regular.
Two doors down, Shannon Smith rolls over in bed and tries to fall back asleep.
Her clock says 4 a.m.
Between her husband’s coughing and the tractor trailers and logging trucks driving by her house off Tillman Road at all hours of the day — part of the wood pellet mill manufacturing plant near her Ridgeland neighborhood — she barely sleeps anymore.