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…

Lyric Green selected as Miss Alabama Princess

Miss Lyric Green, age 5, daughter of TSgt Samuel Green and Mrs. Krystle Green of Montgomery, AL has been selected to represent Alabama as the 2016-2017 Miss Alabama Princess. Lyric competed at the Miss American Coed Southern States Finals held…