Category: Opinion

State squandering great opportunity

Opinion Mississippi’s own economists have said that the state is missing out on some 9,000 jobs by refusing to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor. A new study claims the forfeited jobs are more than double that…

Celebrating the role of newspapers in protecting free speech

For more from Caroline Little, follow @NAACEO on Twitter.   Where would we be as a nation without the freedom of speech? After all, according to the annual State of the First Amendment survey, it is by far America’s favorite…

Wishing for others rather than wanting from the Claus

Many of you may have read in October 2’s editorial that the Webster Progress Times will be publishing Letters of the Season this year.  I guess one could say we are saying Live, Give, Forgive instead of Ho! Ho! Ho!…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

[opinion] Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 18, 1937 Will Enforce Traffic Laws Automobile and truck drivers should exercise great care in the operation of their vehicles during the next few days; for…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

[opinion] Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 18, 1937 Will Enforce Traffic Laws Automobile and truck drivers should exercise great care in the operation of their vehicles during the next few days; for…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

[news] [opinion] Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 11, 1937 Bank Robbers are Arrested Three men of Pinson, TN confessed to Memphis police on Monday that they robbed the Bank of Mantee in…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

[news] [opinion] Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 11, 1937 Bank Robbers are Arrested Three men of Pinson, TN confessed to Memphis police on Monday that they robbed the Bank of Mantee in…