In our community

First Lady Thelma Geeter and Pastor Lyndon B. Geeter.

“ The Sainted Ones”
Lisa Harris

Watching my team play the other night, I realized that it is not over until the fat lady sings. They pulled through and won the victory even though the odds were stacked against them.… Read more

Letters to the editor

Thank You County Law Enforcement
Each week I look forward to getting the Plaindealer and keeping up with what is going on in my home county. You all do a great job of covering a wide range of subjects.

Keep … Read more

Rearing not raising children in today’s world


Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 10/21/15

An easy option to paying a fine

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Entreprise McComb Journal

Last week the Clarion-Ledger reported on a lawsuit that claims the city of Jackson has been illegally jailing poor people, sometimes for months at a … Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Deviant Behavior in Public
What is this all about, males and sometimes even females, going about in public with their clothes part of the way or all the way down around their groin?  What are they trying to say by … Read more

In our community – 10/21/15


By Ruth Nowlin

48 hours
“Once upon a time …” Isn’t that the way good fairy tales began? Fairy tale this is not, but is was “once upon a time.”

Our story begins on a late Friday afternoon … Read more

In Our Community – 10/14/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

She’s back! Like a bad penny I keep on turning up. Thought I was out of my favorite haunt (one of them), pounding the computer keys to thoughts in my head, but – I had … Read more

Editorial roundup – 10/14/15

One man, two votes
It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs … Read more

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