Opinion

‘Asleep in the Stable’ library story

Having fun at the Maben Public Library’s storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The story Dec. 12 at the Maben Public Library was all about the birth of Jesus. The book was titled “Asleep in the Stable.”

It was told from a baby owl’s point of … Read more

FBC Eupora’s Christmas cantata set for Sunday

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By Gwen Sisson

This year’s Christmas cantata, “Christmas is Jesus,” at First Baptist Church of Eupora is “a reminder to all of us that Christmas really is about Jesus and only Jesus.”

“We get so caught up in the busyness … Read more

Do you have peace of mind in the Holy Spirit?

By J.B. Rowe

Do you have peace of mind in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation? There is one sure source of peace. It is found in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Apostle Paul in Romans … Read more

Hold on because God is not through with you yet

By Pastor Bobby McMullen
Second Chance Ministry

Philippians 1:6: “Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”

There are many times when we … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/17/14

Bailey thanks Eagle Scout project helpers
My name is William “Brett” Bailey and I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank all those who helped make my Eagle Scout service project a huge success.

I started my project to … Read more

Editorials from Around the State

Bryant, Obama alike in one way

Here’s a good essay question for a Mississippi civics class, as well as for members of the Mississippi Legislature. What do Phil Bryant and Barack Obama have in common?

The quick answer would be … Read more

Making a point depends on how you present it

By Michael Brannon

How something is heard sometimes depends upon how it is said, the words that were used, the tone of voice or perhaps the look on the face.

I’ve had opinions, gossip, idle conversation, neighbors talking, television shows, … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 11/26/14

Give thanks to the farmer at Thanksgiving

As we approach this Thanksgiving season, it’s important for all to know that American agriculture continues to provide food and nourishment for every family in the USA and exports more than 30 percent … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 11/19/2014

Seeking justice in son’s death

My name is Daniel Schreckengost. My 15-year-old son Travis was killed on the evening of June 11, 2008, while crossing Highway 82 in Tomnolen on his dirt bike.

I would like to say to all … Read more

MPL storytime includes trick-or-treating

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By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Oct. 31 was loads of fun at the Maben Public Library. The kids went trick-or-treating on Main Street Maben.

They were all dressed up in their costumes. We had Cinderella, Prince Charming, a … Read more