Voting is easy, all should participate

From press & staff reports   How often have you voted for your favorite sports team or television show? Don’t you think issues that usually affect your daily life deserve your vote, too? For most voters in Winston County, the…

Voters must show photo ID card

From Press Reports   This will be the first presidential election, which generally draws the largest turnout, where Mississippians will be required to have a government-issued photo identification in order to vote. Mississippians approved the photo ID mandate during the…

Election Editorial Roundup

Election choices A wise man once noted, “If nothing else, you can always serve as a bad example.” Unfortunately that’s the best that can be said about the Democratic and Republican nominees for president. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are…

Political signs are illegal in Rights-of-Way

From press reports   The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) reminds political candidates that campaign signs are not permitted on state highway right-of-way. To maintain traffic safety, the following rules govern the placement of signs: According to Section 63-3-317 of…