Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 05/20/15

Congrats, I’ve come this far by faith

Mrs. Shirley Jones, a native of Choctaw County for 56 years, and a graduate of the Class of 1976. She has received her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development. Her first year to … Read more

In Our Community – 05/13/15

That’s Life

When you are chronically challenged

Life was really much simpler back when I was working 8 hours a day and traveling 64 miles round trip to and from work.  I thought I had a hazardous schedule with juggling … Read more

In Our Community – 05/06/15

A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy
Furthermore, then we beseech you brethren and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye love received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 05/06/15

A Walk Down Memory Lane
Tamsi West, who of you can say that they remember her? At this late date. Well, I can tell you that I do. She earned a place in my heart. The memory will never go … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/29/15

Concerns over Kemper Mine
By Wyatt Emmerich
Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant.

The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for … Read more

In Our Community – 04/29/15

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God love is like a bouquet of yellow, long stem roses. They are beautiful to the one who behold them. That you heavenly father I will forever praise your holy name just because who … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/22/15

The case for police cameras
Editorial by Jack Ryan

Two recorded events, one in South Carolina and the other in Arizona, make it obvious that assigning a camera to all police officers as part of their work equipment would be … Read more

Resentment- The Silent Assassin

From Ethen Gillespie
 
“Wow!!” I said as I listened. So much hurt . . . so much unforgiveness . . . so much resentment.

I wondered if either of them recognized what was happening, when it happened and how it … Read more