Category: Opinion

Editorial Roundup

Voters not happy with either choice
No matter who wins the presidential election in November, chances are the next president will have one of the shortest honeymoons on record.

That’s because there is going to be a large portion of … Read more

Letters to the editor

Leaving Iraq

A few weeks ago Donald Trump the republican nominee for president of the United States declared with boastful pride that President Obama was the founder of ISIS which was music to the ears of his base.

Now to … Read more

What journalists and newspapers do


When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV … Read more

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Let your views
be known

State Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, is making more waves in the Mississippi  Legislature than the typical freshman lawmaker.
The former Oxford city alderman and public school advocate is the one who  sued Republican House Speaker … Read more

Letters to the editor

Good point

Daniel Brunty’s article in the August 17th issue was very good.  I agree that considering opinions different from our own can broaden our perspective and that we can learn from doing so.  We don’t have to agree with … Read more

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MDE messes up on grant money

The Mississippi Department of Education certainly seems to have trouble keeping up with numbers these days.

The accountability ratings based on results from the 2014-2015 school year didn’t come out until last month, more … Read more

Opinions should vary in order to make the world better

Daniel Brunty


With the presidential election upcoming, many people have taken to providing their opinions about the candidates as well as giving opinions on the world in general.

Personally, I think that a diversity of opinions is one of the great … Read more

Letters to the editor

The Iran Deal

The Iran Deal and less than two dollars per gallon gasoline. At this point I’m sure you are asking what does one have to do with the other allow me to explain. Before the partial lifting of … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Hot-car deaths: Err on mercy’s side

Grenada attorney Carlos Moore has a habit of overplaying the race card when representing his clients. He charges racism so often that after a while it’s easy to dismiss his knee-jerk allegations.

It’s difficult, … Read more

Republicans should adopt a theme song for 2016 election

With Donald Trump continuing to be an unkind, no decency human being, I feel the Republicans such as Paul Ryan and a huge list of others should adopt a theme song for the 2016 election and maybe apply it to … Read more