Category: Opinion

Spread Jesus’ love one to another

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. The second Sunday in 2016 has been quite busy. Ella R. Dumas, lay servant at Liberty delivered our message.…

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

Thanks from family of Charles Gary The family of the late Charles E. Gary expresses its sincerest appreciation for the many acts of kindest shown during our time of bereavement, including the words of encouragement, prayers, food and flowers.

Tell me something good

Act as mature Christians: speak positive From Liberty UMC A happy new year to all from Liberty UMC and pastor Rochelle Ashford-Minor. Pastor Rochelle started her first sermon this year with a dynamic message and challenge to every member of…

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

Area’s environment should promote economic growth Let’s talk economic development. In order to have economic development, an entity cannot tie the hands of the economic development council behind its back and hang a noose around its neck.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1.…

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground. In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still…

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up. I want readers to agree. I…

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Seeking info on Carver, Lusk, Cox families I am a genealogist/family historian and I would like to communicate with anyone who has knowledge of the Carver, Lusk and Cox families in Webster County.

Find someone in need, joy in sharing

By Michael Brannon Some 23 years ago, I was upstairs at Gee’s parent’s house, and found an old quilt that was torn and weathered beyond “use.” I asked Vera (Butts Curry) about its history on account I love the “story…