Opinion

In Our Community – 01/20/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

We are studying Psalms right now. I have admonished all that will listen to me (and they don’t for long) that if they began the day in the same manner that my better half and … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

A Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the church, school, civic, and service organizations that so generously donated supplies and goodies for our residents during the holiday season.… Read more

In Our Community – 01/13/2016

God’s Love

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a new diamond ring, it is valuable to the one who owns it. Thank you Lord for every good and perfect gift that comes from above. Thank you for your … Read more

Fishing when it’s too hot to hunt

By Roy D. Hawkins

Deer hunting is usually at its best from Christmas until about the end of the first week in January. Every trophy buck I have ever taken other than a single one shot in late November, has … Read more

Some things change…Jesus doesn’t

By Allen Baswell

First and foremost, I give all thanks and glory to God for the opportunity to present to you, the reader of this newspaper, these words God placed on my heart. I also wish to give thanks to … Read more

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