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In Our Community – 07/22/15

Gods love by Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God love is like a field of red daylilies. It is beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you Heavenly Father for all of your blessings. I will forever praise your Holy name. … Read more

Bryant authorizes arming National Guard facilities

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant has issued an executive order authorizing the adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, to arm certain full-time military personnel at military facilities, including certain National Guard recruiting centers.… Read more

A Guide to Writing Letters to the Editor

Writing Letters to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are one of the best ways local activists can regularly participate in the governmental process, reaching a large audience for free. Politicians and local opinion leaders rely on such letters to get a read … Read more

MDOT joins Summer Work Zone Awareness Week

From Press Reports

Bright orange safety vests glint in the morning sunlight as roadside construction employees convoy equipment needed for the day’s scheduled work.

The heavy machinery ambles along at a steady pace, and the workers use signals to communicate … Read more

The GOP’s best Trump strategy

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Enterprise McComb Journal

It has become evident that billionaire Donald Trump doesn’t have an off switch. He is the moth drawn irresistibly to the blue insect zapper of cameras. He’s become infused with too much … Read more

Rebels hoops set to open season Nov. 13

From school reports

OXFORD ‚Äî Ole Miss Basketball announced a challenging non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by eight road or neutral-site games including possible matchups against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams Oklahoma State and Virginia in the Gildan Charleston Classic and road … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This week in my public speaking classes my students and I are presenting persuasive speeches. I try to drill in my students that Aristotle taught that no persuasion will take … Read more

Birney Imes: Sonny Strickland’s labor of love

Birney Imes
July 4, 2015

ACKERMAN — By five o’clock Friday afternoon, the cars had begun piling up in the gravel lot in front of two small buildings made of rough-cut timber.

Smoke could be seen billowing from an open … Read more