Category: Opinion

Letters to the editor

A special thank you to Walthall VFD By LaNell and Bill Kellum We would like to express our thanks and appreciation to the Walthall Volunteer Fire Department for answering our 911 call for help on the evening of March 1…

Don’t let poor choices brand your name

By Roger Alford Perhaps you heard about the city slicker who bought a cattle ranch out West. Friends who came for a visit asked the name of his spread. “I wanted to call it the Bar-J,” the city slicker said.…

Time is marching on swiftly – what is God doing?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe Nov. 8 is past and we have a newly elected president. January is gone and Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, is past. How swiftly time passes by – where has it gone? There are still 24 hours…

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Smith (Dec. 26) It’s the day after Christmas. All the glitter and carols are beginning to fade away, but not in my heart. I feel more joyful that ever — it’s been a really wonderful Christmas for us.…

Brothers recall childhood memories of Christmases past

By Michael Brannon In 1997 my brother, John William (Buddy) and I wrote an article for The Commercial Appeal about our Christmas memories .. .his thoughts and mine. Read it and drift back. Christmas Images Remembered 
By Michael and John…

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Smith (Dec. 10) This Saturday morning, the view from my window was so pretty. The ground was white with frost and the field across the road was also a picture to see. The stubble from the cornstalks were…

Letters to the editor

Justice-elect thanks voters Over the last nine months, I have had the privilege of campaigning for Mississippi Supreme Court justice (District 3, Position 1) across North Mississippi. During that time I have met many wonderful new friends and have reconnected with…

My View ‘From My Window’

Helen Smith (Dec. 1) Here I am again — just to say hello and hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We did, although it was a hard battle. Our children arranged to carry us to our daughter’s in Nashville…

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Neal Smith   (Oct. 16) This morning I’m up before the first light of day, so I’m not seeing much from my window. Instead, this morning, I’m seeing from the window of my soul. I know sometimes I…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I recently came upon “Why Improving Your Vocabulary Can Enhance Your Life.” The article pointed out that building a vocabulary can help you feel better about yourself because you will have a larger command of the language. Vocabulary is crucial…