Category: Opinion

Our hunting guide for all is in today’edition

Dear Sportswomen… Being a wife, mother and holding down a full time job can get a little stressful at times, but thats life – and I wouldn’t change it for anything. I’ve come to realize in the last several years…

Letters to the editor

A country in trouble This wonderful country is in trouble thanks to the past eight years of the Obama Administration and Hillary Clinton’s four years as Secretary of State.  Although I did not vote for President Obama, when he was…

Letters to the editor

A great big thank you On last Friday (August 25) Mr. Young and I drove into town to do errands. As we approached the city area nearing Vowel County Market we saw tents, booths, people. a kiddie jumping booth, and…

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…

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…

What journalists and newspapers do

By DAVID CHAVERN 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…

Editorial roundup

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…

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…

Editorial roundup

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…

Opinions should vary in order to make the world better

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 things…