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That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin A few weeks ago the week was “Military Child” week.  I read this on line and want to share with you before I tell you about a special military child, my Piper. “I’m a Military…

Editorial roundup

Prepare for First grandma president For 11 months, billionaire Donald Trump has upended conventional wisdom in his inexorable and unconventional march toward the Republican nomination for president. When the GOP field was so crowded that you couldn’t get all the…

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…

Fiddle Contest to be held at Pine Tree Fest

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce One of the unique features of the Pine Tree Music Fest is the Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest. This year will be the third year and we are looking for contestants. The Billy…