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


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

Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder

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

In Our Community – 02/10/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

I cannot take credit for this little excerpt. It is something I read and copied from a magazine years ago. It sure did fit my life then and still does to a great extent.… Read more

Hunting with the feist that couldn’t tell a lie

By Roy D. Hawkins

Dad and I were walking up McCurtain’s’ Creek when we noticed a giant pin oak some distance ahead that towered above everything else in the bottom. It was a beautiful bright winter day, and my father … Read more