In our community

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

My computer background is a picture of the old Menzie (McMinn) castle in Ireland. I love to look at it and imagine that I am walking around inside. All my life I have had a … Read more

FCA at work


At FCA we limit the whirlwind, simplify life, and deal with root issues. Children and teenagers need loving accountability, compassionate structure, and safe, flexible fun.

Join with us as we lead them into the joyful freedom that God offers … Read more

What journalists and newspapers do


When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV … Read more

Editorial roundup

Let your views
be known

State Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, is making more waves in the Mississippi  Legislature than the typical freshman lawmaker.
The former Oxford city alderman and public school advocate is the one who  sued Republican House Speaker … Read more

In our community

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

Third in a series
Mrs. Clara Perry

Since my all-time favorite subject in any class during my education was English/Literature, it was natural that my favorite teacher became Mrs. Perry. It was not only that … Read more

Editorial roundup

A major blow for private prisons

The federal government’s decision to break most of its ties to the private prison industry has echoes in Mississippi.

In explaining last week its decision to phase out its use of private prisons, the … Read more

Opinions should vary in order to make the world better

With the presidential election upcoming, many people have taken to providing their opinions about the candidates as well as giving opinions on the world in general.

Personally, I think that a diversity of opinions is one of the great things … Read more

Letters to the editor

Thanks to all
We would like to thank all the people for their kindness in the tragic loss of our loved ones, Carolyn Fales; her daughter, Skyla Fales and her boyfriend, Lane Dunn.

We would like to thank the ones … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Hot-car deaths: Err on mercy’s side

Grenada attorney Carlos Moore has a habit of overplaying the race card when representing his clients. He charges racism so often that after a while it’s easy to dismiss his knee-jerk allegations.

It’s difficult, … Read more