Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 03/09/2016

Freedom of Speech and Press

Let me express my appreciation to you and staff for a job well done.

It seems to me the paper is doing a real good job of keeping us readers informed of local events and … Read more

In Our Community – 03/02/2016

A Thought For Today

By Earnestine Kennedy

“I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber. The man who … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Supports Cruz for president

I support Ted Cruz for president in Mississippi’s March 8 Republican primary. This is why.

Ted is a proven constitutional conservative, a rarity in today’s Republican Party. Throughout his career, Ted has fought for the founders’ … Read more

Let Jesus take you from rags to riches

By Bro. Allen Baswell
Pastor, Fentress Baptist Church

“And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. For … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/24/2016

Lawmakers need primer on inflation

Inflation is a concept that the Mississippi Legislature seems to have an extremely difficult time grasping, whether it be keeping up with it or exceeding it.

For instance, when it comes to taxes, lawmakers have … Read more

Flag suggestion

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The Clarion Ledger is seeking flag desings to replace the present Mississippi Flag.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder

By TIM KALICH
Greenwood Commonwealth

Although Peyton Manning’s skills as a quarterback have declined with age and injuries, his aptitude as a pitchman hasn’t.

It was a little cheesy of him, after winning his second Super Bowl … Read more

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood

At the beginning of the week, Governor Bryant signed into law the economic package that the House and Senate passed last week during the Special Session. Midnight on Monday, February 8, was the filing deadline for all … Read more