Category: Opinion

Let’s be Neighbors – 01/27/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

My apologies to Editor Joseph McCain and any readers of this column who might have looked for it in recent weeks. Due to ill health, I have failed to submit … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/20/2016

Hiding bad news
 
The federal government has this irritating habit of releasing bad news late on Friday afternoons. Its thinking, apparently, is that unfavorable disclosures will be, if not overlooked, at least downplayed because journalists and other watchdogs will … Read more

Food plot seed available for wildlife enthusiasts

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

Questions about road

I am a product of the Mt. Pleasant/Hathorn Community where my grandparents moved onto Stallo Rd in 1983 and today my mother still reside on the same road. My concern is the condition of the road in … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

A Sad, But True Story

The other day I visited a neighbor. The neighbor lives off of Highway 395, Noxapater. I decided to travel Elijah Graham Road West to get to Highway 395. As I traveled around a curve nearing … Read more

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid

I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50 … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/23/2015

Confederate controversy
The flag controversy has somewhat faded into the background but already, we’re enmeshed in a new argument. New Orleans City Council voting 8-1 to remove monuments and statues relating to confederate leaders and generals.… Read more