Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders. With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that…

Circuit clerk preparing to issue voter ID cards

From staff reports   The Winston County circuit clerk’s office is preparing to issue identification cards to voters who lack proper ID. “Anyone with proper identification will be able to vote with ease and will not need this card,” said…

Voter ID Card Information

Beginning with the June 3 primary election, all Mississippians voting at the polls will be required to show a photo ID card. Individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office before the June 3…

Letters of Blessings and to Santa

Dear Santa, This Christmas I would like a new Bike with a kickstand and the back glows and the MSU helment, mouthguard, pads , jersey, pants Love Braxton Lee Richards This is my little brother’s list; He wants a Woody…

Christian Friends help over 200 for Christmas

(Right) Volunteers along with Bennie hill (center) with some of the items provided.

From staff reports   The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 10, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season. The event is held every year and has become a…

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center competes in academic competition

The academic team competing in this year's competition from Nanih Waiya (pictured left-right): Standing- Brantlie Sheets, Reagan Holdiness, Tammy Parkes (Advisor). Seated- Laura Beth Hailey, Madison Holdiness, Ashley Luke, John Henry. 

From press reports   Mississippi College is honored to host the 31st annual academic competition. Thirty-six teams began competing on November 12, 2013 and the competition will continue until February 11, 2014. The quiz-like, single-elimination competition is designed with questions developed and…