Category: Opinion

Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts

Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a … Read more

House passes budget bills with spending limits

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45

Last week,  we began looking at budget bills, voting on spending and revenue measures.  We weren’t always happy with the proposals before us, and many of my colleagues and I were surprised at the … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 03/09/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently, the R.C. Ingram family welcomed visitors from Ocean Springs, Julie and Steve Fandel. Julie is the daughter of the late Geraldine Gladney, sister of Alene Ingram. The Fandels spent … Read more

House finishes deadline week

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45

I am proud to say that we spent last week working hard with little controversy on the House floor, and absolutely no harsh words. This was a welcome relief after ending the previous week … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/09/2016

Trump closer to devil than God
Donald Trump proudly waves his Bible and states he is a “good Christian’ and has “a great relationship with God.”  The Lord Jesus Christ said, “The tree is known by his fruit” (Mat 12:33 … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Go vote

To the Citizens of Winston County, MS, I recently talked to a gentleman who didn’t even know that we are suppose to vote on March 8 and what we are voting for. Yes it is time to go … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/02/2016

A presidential apprentice

Well, now. Presidential candidate Donald Trump is unhappy with some of his news coverage. But rest easy, because the Republican front-runner knows just what to do about it.

He said Friday that if elected, “We’re going to … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 02/24/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a view from the community.

Do not have much to write in this week’s column; have been nowhere, except to doctor appointments.

While in Kosciusko last Monday to see my primary doctor, I was called by … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/24/2016

Lawmakers need primer on inflation

Inflation is a concept that the Mississippi Legislature seems to have an extremely difficult time grasping, whether it be keeping up with it or exceeding it.

For instance, when it comes to taxes, lawmakers have … Read more