Opinion

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By sister alies   I had a little feedback from last week’s article on ‘food scarcity’. Thanks for that! And DOLLAR GENERAL’S bananas 4/$1 were delicious and large. The $1.95 cantaloupe was also very sweet and tender. The point here…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Every year throughout the month of June, I’m impressed by the fact that it doesn’t get dark until approximately 8:30 p.m. It reminds me of the day when some radio stations, whose frequencies were on the AM broadcast band, signed off at…

Lessons Learned From My Father

Recently I’ve been thinking about all the things my father has taught me through the years.  With Father’s Day this week-end, it is a good time to give credit to the best (and hardest) teacher I’ve ever known. My dad…

Who has Sorrow

Pastor Steve Ellison   Reading through Proverbs monthly for 3 consecutive months has been a blessing.  Proverbs 23:29-35 is a very appropriate passage for the church today.  Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I enjoy biographies, particularly those about people who are little known to me. Recently I was reading about Mary of Burgundy (1457-1482). I learned from the Webster Encyclopedia that she was the daughter and heir of Charles the Bold and…

A Thought for Today

By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   For I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’  

Write On

By Sister Alies   In a few days, just a few more, we will celebrate Pentecost (Acts 2:1-11) and be reminded of that incredible day when the Holy Spirit filled that room and those trembling hearts. With Mary, mother of…

Letter to the editor

Road concerns As a resident of Choctaw County I am very concerned for the maintenance conditions of our roads and highways. I am sure that many of you can attest, that you, who travel in and out of the county…

Letters to the editor

Thank you The families of Andrew Redd Jr. and William D. Redd would like to thank everyone for your prayers, love, text messages, visits, cards, phone calls, food, flowers, comfort and support during our time of loss and grief. The…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Unfortunately for anyone who gets in my way, ‘tis the season for spring-cleaning.  O.K.  I realize that spring is not officially here but I am not as speedy with housework, or any other work for…