Category: Opinion

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Neal Smith

(Sept. 27) That wonderful-feeling cooler weather has slid on in here for a while, even though I expect there will be warm weather again.

The sun is once again up spilling its warm light rays upon … Read more

Reading your local paper is the ‘Way to Know’ your community

By Layne Bruce

Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.

The Stop Online Piracy Act – or SOPA – was … Read more

Letter to editor

Village of Walthall, county thanked for roadwork

The village of Walthall and the Webster County workers did a very good job rebuilding our roads.

We would like to express our appreciation to everyone in the village and county government in … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Voters not happy with either choice

No matter who wins the presidential election in November, chances are the next president will have one of the shortest honeymoons on record.

That’s because there is going to be a large portion of … Read more

Time marches on — and evil abounds

By Bro. J.B. Rowe

Jude 1:1-4 (KJV): “Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:
“Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, … Read more

Letter to the Editor

Additional thanks
from family of
George Cummings

In the card of thanks that ran Aug. 17 for the family of George Cummings, we should have thanked Joyce James for her piano accompaniment at his funeral service.

Sandra Cummings
Eupora… Read more

Editorial roundup

A major blow for private prisons

The federal government’s decision to break most of its ties to the private prison industry has echoes in Mississippi.

In explaining last week its decision to phase out its use of private prisons, the … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Hot-car deaths: Err on mercy’s side

Grenada attorney Carlos Moore has a habit of overplaying the race card when representing his clients. He charges racism so often that after a while it’s easy to dismiss his knee-jerk allegations.

It’s difficult, … Read more

Republicans should adopt a theme song for 2016 election

With Donald Trump continuing to be an unkind, no decency human being, I feel the Republicans such as Paul Ryan and a huge list of others should adopt a theme song for the 2016 election and maybe apply it to … Read more

Letters to Editor

We count on the mail
By Chip Hutcheson
President/National Newspaper Association and
Publisher/The Times Leader, Princeton, KY

I got the mail today.

A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right … Read more