Category: Editorial

Editorial roudnup

Third-grade gate may be unworkable As everyone within education circles knows, Mississippi’s so-called third-grade gate is low to the ground. In order to currently pass onto fourth grade, third-graders only have to show that they read better than the lowest…

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Home cooking: Will it stand? Former state Rep. Bo Eaton was a victim of political “home cooking” early this year when his fellow House members voted to overturn the Democrat’s re-election and instead seat his Republican challenger, Mark Tullos. Before…

Letter to editor

December Greetings Well, here we are again, at the beginning of the most celebrated month of the year. December has to its credit, the beginning of winter on the 21st of the month and  Christmas Eve and Christmas on the…

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Season ain’t over The lovable New York Yankees’ Yogi Berra coined the phrase “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” Mississippi State’s football team can appreciate the late catcher’s malapropian wisdom. After being beat soundly on consecutive weekends by Alabama and…

Letters to the editor

Recognizing Supervisors efforts All the fire departments in Winston County would like to thank the Winston County Supervisors for the decision they made to provide us with a new radio system. We have had a communication problem for several years.…

Letters to the editor

Vote Nov. 29 There was lots of interest underlying in last Tuesday’s presidential election relating to the  future ideology of the US Supreme Court. Both camps were heavily invested in the outcome.   Although that race has been decided, Mississippians…

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Democrats lose not just presidency In the aftermath of last week’s elections, the Democratic Party is doing a lot of second-guessing and soul-searching. Not only were Democrats stunned by the defeat of their presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, but also by…

Letters to the Editor

National Home Care & Hospice Month – November is National Home Care & Hospice Month, a time to recognize the many professionals who bring care and compassion to patients in their places of residence. At Gentiva Home Health, we are…

Editorial Roundup

No way to select high court judges Most of the energy and attention in this year’s election have been sucked up by the wild presidential contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Still, there are other contests on the ballot…

Election Editorial Roundup

Election choices A wise man once noted, “If nothing else, you can always serve as a bad example.” Unfortunately that’s the best that can be said about the Democratic and Republican nominees for president. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are…