In Our Community: Thrills, Shrills, and Chills

By Lisa Harris

October is here once again. It’s time to pull those skeletons out of your closet and decorate the house and lawn with them! On second thought perhaps leave the skeletons in and bring out the goblins, pumpkins, … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Voters not happy with either choice
No matter who wins the presidential election in November, chances are the next president will have one of the shortest honeymoons on record.

That’s because there is going to be a large portion of … Read more

In our community

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a field of blooming sunflowers, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it.

Thank you Lord for the new season you are bringing into Fall or Autumn season. The … Read more

Letter to the editor

A thank you,

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Choctaw Regional Hospital for an event in my life that was both serious and painful.

The evening Thursday July 25th of this year I was involved in … Read more

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