Opinion

State legislature goes ‘Hollywood’

Everybody loves Hollywood and nobody as much as the star struck Mississippi House of Representatives which recently voted 116 to 3 to subsidize movies made in Mississippi.

Film subsidies have been around for years. It is so easy to spend … Read more

Quit for love this February

Wondering what to give your Valentine this February? How about a promise to stay healthy and strong? If you’re a smoker, quitting would be the best gift this … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

With temperatures in the single digits at night and staying freezing temps all day this writer stayed indoors several days last week. Finally we got some decent weather on Friday and … Read more

Letters to the editor

What is the cost of such a gesture?

In his State of the State address last week, one proposal by Gov. Phil Bryant got a standing ovation from many Mississippi lawmakers and other state officials in the audience.

That was … Read more

Traipsin’ Round Town

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Lynn Cunningham

Provides a view from the community.

Cold temps have plagued us down here in the Southland for weeks now but we must admit it’s that time of year—hog killin’ time. Burst pipes … Read more

Rambling with Arlene Barrett

Rambling with Arlene Barrett

Praise the Lord everyone.  What a beautiful day to serve the Lord.  The sun is shining.  The birds outside the window are jumping around and eating, and they look so happy and free.  Joe keeps them … Read more

THE WAY WE WERE Nicknames

THE WAY WE WERE

Nicknames

It seems a generation ago in Louisville more people had interesting nicknames. A nickname was not a put-down.

It was sort of a badge of honor, an indication that you were well-liked. Here are a … Read more