Opinion

In Our Community – 06/10/15

God Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill

Gods’ love is like a sweet song of a Blue Jay; it’s beautiful to the one who takes time to listen to it. Thank you heavenly father for your peace. Isaiah 26:3 Thou will keep … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/03/15

Our Hope
I recently saw a picture of a T-shirt that had a message on it addressing a humanitarian type organization. The message said, “You are our hope.” I’m sure the message is well intended, and I know the organization … Read more

In Our Community – 06/03/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

By this time any who read my columns know that I am a ‘tree hugger’ ‘ sometimes literally.  Of all the trees that I have admired and that have made home a place to feel … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/03/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

This writer has attended four Memorial Services at Methodist churches in Winston County this month, carried lunch to three, but came home from Rural Hill, so did not carry food … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 06/03/15

A Louisiana way to grow Medicaid

Charlie Dunagin
McComb Enterprise Journal

Medicaid legislation that appears to be sailing through the Louisiana Legislature should be of interest in Mississippi.

Louisiana lawmakers, led by Republican House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, emphasize they aren’t … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 05/27/15

Ladonna and James Caffey

Saved a life
Jerry was recently in a tree cutting accident on our farm. He was taken to the emergency room at Choctaw County Medical Center (CCMC) and then air lifted to the University of Mississippi Trauma Center in Jackson. … Read more

In Our Community – 05/27/15

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin
Just watched a video made of a lady telling her grandson about life and how it was in her day as a child, teenager and adult.  How I identified with it!  She really told it … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

In Our Community – 05/20/15

Dixie Pan Club
April 17, 2015

Eleven members met at the Hardin Place in the panhandle community for our April meeting. Business was taken care of quickly so we could get to the program. We were hosted by Glenda Whittington … Read more

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