Editorial Roundup – 10/07/15

Don’t need flag petitions
Mississippi needs a new state flag, but what it doesn’t need is a drawn-out initiative and petition drive to put the issue to a vote of the people and enshrine the results in the state Constitution.… Read more

In Our Community – 10/07/15

Everything is falling into Place

Lisa Harris

This time of year brings to mind the cool breezes of fall that make it possible to drive with my windows down. This is also attributed to my a/c not working again. Also, … Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/07/15

Computer Classes Taught At Broken Wings
Recently I took a four week computer class at Broken Wings Ministry in Ackerman.  The class was on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

We learned about map quest and that www stands … Read more

Wow! What a Homecoming


By Chuck Bailey

This past week was a homecoming of so many varieties that I just felt compelled to write about it.

First, The Choctaw County Chargers gave a commanding performance with a win over Bruce, 38-21, in last Friday … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/30/15

Flag thoughts
I am a son of God, resurrected spirit being, that is housed in a body of black descent that was born into this realm in the State of Mississippi in the early 1940’s. I am writing this letter … Read more

Editorial roundup – 09/30/15

Water’s getting more expensive
The Associated Press has produced a package of stories that make it clear America is facing some expensive problems in providing what everyone takes for granted: fresh water.

Though the AP report tends to focus on … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/23/15

Too much Trump

Jealous and baffled by the attention that celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has been given, most of his Republican rivals spent Wednesday night’s debate trying to knock him down a few notches.

There’s plenty to criticize about … Read more

In Our Community – 09/23/15

Lisa Harris
Hunting is a hobby of mine. I was introduced to it many years ago when I lived in a house with four other males. I followed the motto, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” … Read more

State’s responsibility to fix flag

Let’s be clear: The state flag of Mississippi needs to be updated.

A flag for a country, a state or an army regiment serves a simple purpose to get all those under it to rally to it during times of … Read more