Category: Opinion

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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.… Read more

Find someone in need, joy in sharing

The “Aunt Alice Bear”

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 … Read more

It is all about Jesus

From Liberty UMC

Merry Christmas to all from Liberty United Methodist Church and Pastor Rochelle Ashford-Minor at 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

This is the fourth and last week of Advent (the coming of Christ). Families, friends and other … Read more

Do not become a hater: Look to go up

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.… Read more

It’s harvest time: what quality of fruit is on your branch?

By Bro. J.B Rowe

John 15:1-3 (KJV), Jesus is speaking: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
“Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth … Read more

Everyone wants a nice place to live


By Mayor Dan Burchfield
City of Eupora

As we approach this holiday season, let us all take a moment to give thanks for all the many blessings we have in this great nation.

With all the political polarity a presidential … Read more