Opinion

A family tradition continues

The Mississippi Press Association celebrated its 150th anniversary last week at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi. After the Mississippi Bar Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association, it is the oldest state professional association. Unlike the legal and medical…

In our community

God’s Love By Evangelist Francie Hemphill God’s love is like a bouquet of blue hydrangeas, it’s beautiful to one who beholds it. Thank you Jesus for another beautiful day. I will forever praise your holy name. Psalms 27:14 Wait on…

Clearing up questions

I am writing this to clarify last week’s column and to address the questions I received. No, I don’t support Hillary Clinton. Yes, she has done some terrible things also. Her policies as Secretary of State got four Americans killed…

Letter to the editor

Dear Respected Citizens, I would like to sincerely thank the student body at Choctaw County High School for their support over the course of the past school year, as I have served as their Student Body President. With their help,…

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A dearth of character An aging lawyer, once a well known Louisiana politician, put a Biblical spin on the presidential race that reflects my thoughts on the prospects of choosing between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in November. “It’s like…

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No good news about budget The evidence continues to grow about Mississippi’s budget: Spending will have to be cut because tax revenues are lower than expected. At a public hearing last week conducted by the Legislative Black Caucus, state health…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Quite a few years ago we bought a singlewide trailer from one of the grandsons. We settled it across the road in a pine setting, added a nice metal cover over the top and built…

In our community

God’s Love By Evagelist Francie Hemphill God’s love is like an aloe vera plant, it soothes all the burning discomfort in our life. Thank you Jesus for taking away the sting of huts from our life I will forever love…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Mother’s Day has come and gone for another year. For 60 years now I have been a Mother and for almost 37 years I have been a Grandmother. The day was better, I think, when my Mother…

Coal industry crushed by needless regulation

By Hal Quinn For decades, Mississippi has proudly mined the coal that fuels American industry.  During World War II, coal helped fire the steel foundries and factories that built America into the “Arsenal of Democracy.”  And today, with coal still…