Common Core’s foes mixed up
One of the more perplexing aspects of the irrational opposition to Common Core in Mississippi is the contradictory arguments made by opponents.
Some claim the new education standards for Mississippi’s public schools are too tough … Read more
By Bro. J.B. Rowe
America and some parts of the world have just celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ, the only begotten son of God and savior of all who believe and obey him! “Trust God and obey, for there … Read more
By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood
I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more
By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
After some people open Christmas presents, they might find themselves the recipients of new devices they would have avoided but now feel compelled to use.
Learning how to navigate such a device — whether … Read more
Beware of scam phone calls
On the evening of Dec. 30, while busy with other things, I answered the phone to be greeted by a friendly voice.
The man calling identified himself as Jason Rebekman, and started his talk with … Read more
By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library
Our storytime Dec. 19 at the Maben Public Library was “The Night Before Christmas.”
We colored a Santa and glued cotton for his white beard. Lots of fun was had playing with Play-Doh … Read more
By Michael Brannon
The Christmas season, when we shop and we buy; the Christmas season, when we put up the tree, wrap the gifts and look forward to Santa’s arrival early on Christmas morning.
It’s the children’s voices, it’s the … Read more
‘The Interview’ hits theaters
Editorial by Jack Ryan
It was surprising to see the Sony Pictures movie studio, with a little prompting from President Obama and freedom-of-speech advocates, release “The Interview” online as well as in 300 theaters across the … Read more
Liberty UMC extends thanks
The Liberty United Methodist Church family and I thank the Liberty family for their efforts and contributions on the proposed Life Center.… Read more
By Pastor Bobby McMullen
Second Chance Ministries
Sadly we now live in a world or society where everything must be politically correct.
Yes, society tells us that we must not offend certain groups and religions, and that it’s OK to … Read more