Opinion

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 been…

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…

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…

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.

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member…

Our Community – 02/03/2016

Developmental Delays By Lisa Harris They say that the frontal lobe does not develop until sometime in the twenties for a young adult. I am not sure how “they” come up with these statistics, but I would tend to agree.…