Opinion

CVS stops selling tobacco

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Editorial by Jack Ryan

 


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From a health perspective, it’s easy for a business to decide to stop selling tobacco products when… Read more

In Our Community – Living to die

By Rev. Howard Lewis

These days death is a big business and things seem great for funeral homes, but not for the sinner man. As we live the thought of death can be … Read more

In our community – Lessons Learned

By Lisa Harris

Well my resolution to jog has not been consistently kept. Who would have thought that would have been the outcome? I have to say I almost believed that I had it in me to become a marathon … Read more

In our community – A Thought for Today

By Ernestine Kennedy
There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived good every day at his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, he was covered with sores and longing to eat what … Read more

Letter to the editor – Reading is important

61% of low-income families have NO books in their home, not one single book. There is only 1 age appropriate book for every 300 children in low income neighborhoods compared to 13 books per child in middle-income neighborhoods. Studies by … Read more

Letter to the editor – Dear Choctaw County

Dear Choctaw County,

I’m writing to thank Ackerman residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas. Through their efforts, we were able to contribute towards 30,700 shoeboxes collected within the Columbus area—filled with toys, school … Read more

In our community – God’s Love

By Francie Hemphill

God love is like a dozen of long stem red roses it beautiful for the one who behold it, thank you Heavenly Father for all of your goodness I will forever Praise your Holy name. John 3: … Read more

State legislature goes ‘Hollywood’

State legislature goes ‘Hollywood’

State legislature goes ‘Hollywood’

Everybody loves Hollywood and nobody as much as the star struck Mississippi House of Representatives which recently voted 116 to 3 to subsidize movies made in Mississippi.

Film subsidies have been around for years. It is so easy to spend … Read more