Category: Opinion

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

Initiative 42 predictably lost

Initiative 42’s failure at the polls Tuesday was not all that surprising. Other than having more money to spend than the opposition, the effort to try to force the Mississippi Legislature’s hand when it comes to … Read more

Letters to the editor – 11/11/15

Church seeks donations for food ministry

We, the Rev. George Sanders, pastor of Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Church, and the members are working hard endeavoring to serve our community and surrounding areas by providing nutritious meals for the elderly and … Read more

Faith believes and faith obeys

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

November is National Diabetes Awareness month. We have been informed that one out four people may be a diabetic and unaware of … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/04/15

Big gifts for big business

Editorial by Jack Ryan, Publisher of the Enterprise McComb Journal

A new report on economic development in 14 states shows in excellent detail how states have skewed taxpayer dollars toward large corporations instead of small … Read more

Emmerich examines Initiative 42 and school funding

Emmerich

Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum.

Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.… Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/28/15

King of Pork!!
Our neighbors just east of here, around West Point, have been notified they will lose the B&W manufacturing plant, along with 220 badly needed jobs.

The plant’s wealthy owners feel there will be more profit in Mexico. … Read more

Earth filled with violence, but violence will be no more

By Bro. J.B .Rowe

Violence now covers the earth. Violence began when there were but four people on the new earth: Adam and Eve, Cain and his brother Able.

Violence began over a small matter, envy. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have on file an article by Katherine Schulten titled “12 Ways to Learn Vocabulary with The New York Times.”

Schulten, the editor of The Learning Network, pointed out that … Read more

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world

McCain

Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Thanks to supporters of tent revival

Praise God! A soul-saving tent revival Oct. 5-10 on Westwood Drive was a success. Souls were saved, rededicated, restored, revived and renewed in Jesus’ name!

I would like to give honor to where honor … Read more