Category: Opinion

Editorial Roundup – 02/10/2016

How the polls get it wrong John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie may not be out of it yet in the crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination. Despite the low showings in the public opinion polls for the…

Be a slave to righteousness, not sin

From Liberty UMC Once again we bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church. Our pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, brought us another one of her many strong messages. The title was “It Is What It Is” taken from the…

FUMC begins Lent with Ash Wednesday service

From Church Reports   First United Methodist Church extends an invitation to an “Ash Wednesday Service” on Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.   This service marks the beginning of “Lent,” which is a time of spiritual preparation…

Allow God to fight your battles for you

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. During the fourth Sunday in January worship service, the message came from 1st Samuel 17:14-48 titled “I Know Who…

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’ It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote…

Time marches on! What are you doing with your time?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe 2015 passed swiftly. Christmas came and passed, and another year came. Jan. 1 came and passed quickly. 2016 is moving on swiftly. It seems that time, speed has increased. Days pass so fast we need to…

Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing

From Liberty UMC Liberty United Methodist Church brings you greetings from the pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, and church family. The third Sunday in January began with an increase in Sunday school attendance. Praise be to God! Worship service began…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/20/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have another quiz of a variety of vocabulary-building words for you in this week’s Vaughan’s Vocabulary. See how well you do.

Letters to the Editor – 01/20/2016

A new dream I originally desired to publish a tribute to Dr. King. Unsure how to express myself, I began to ask other young men close to me and new acquaintances what Dr. King’s legacy meant to them right now.…

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.…