Opinion

In Our Community: Thrills, Shrills, and Chills

By Lisa Harris October is here once again. It’s time to pull those skeletons out of your closet and decorate the house and lawn with them! On second thought perhaps leave the skeletons in and bring out the goblins, pumpkins,…

Editorial Roundup

Voters not happy with either choice   No matter who wins the presidential election in November, chances are the next president will have one of the shortest honeymoons on record. That’s because there is going to be a large portion…

In our community

God’s Love By Evangelist Francie Hemphill God’s love is like a field of blooming sunflowers, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you Lord for the new season you are bringing into Fall or Autumn season. The…

Letter to the editor

A thank you, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Choctaw Regional Hospital for an event in my life that was both serious and painful. The evening Thursday July 25th of this year I was involved in…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin My computer background is a picture of the old Menzie (McMinn) castle in Ireland. I love to look at it and imagine that I am walking around inside. All my life I have had a very vivid…

FCA at work

Submitted At FCA we limit the whirlwind, simplify life, and deal with root issues. Children and teenagers need loving accountability, compassionate structure, and safe, flexible fun. Join with us as we lead them into the joyful freedom that God offers…

What journalists and newspapers do

By DAVID CHAVERN When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV…

Editorial roundup

Let your views be known State Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, is making more waves in the Mississippi  Legislature than the typical freshman lawmaker. The former Oxford city alderman and public school advocate is the one who  sued Republican House Speaker…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Third in a series Mrs. Clara Perry Since my all-time favorite subject in any class during my education was English/Literature, it was natural that my favorite teacher became Mrs. Perry. It was not only that I…