Opinion

Letter to the Editor – 01/06/16

Another Freebee

I read your editorial of last week and went on about my daily chores without giving it a second thought until today.  Then I took that second and several other thoughts.  We paid our solid waste pickup bill … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/16

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1. … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/16

Legalizing pot goes nowhere

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

In Our Community – 01/06/2016

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone! God’s love is like a new cup of coffee. It is fresh every morning.

Lamentations 3:22-23 It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed because his compassions … Read more

French Camp Christmas scenes are something to behold

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By Reverend J. Alex Coblenz, Pastor
French Camp Presbyterian Church

One of the best loved “signature” attractions in French Camp are the annual Christmas Scenes that go up every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get stored away for another … Read more

In Our Community – 12/23/2015

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God ‘s love is like a bouquet red and white lilies. Thank you Jesus for the blood you shed on the cross for all of our sins, I will forever praise your Holy Name. … Read more

Editorial roundup – 12/2/15

Commissary prices are rip-off

Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark numerous times throughout three decades. As a Cambridge student, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015 – 2

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am formulating questions about specific parts from “Hamlet” for students to answer in informative speeches. Every semester the students’ second presentation is about a Shakespeare play.… Read more