Letters to the editor – 07/08/15

Our democracy was bought away from us

There seems to be an almost-complete blackout by the state’s media concerning the actions of our congressional delegation up in the Bunny Ranch [aka Congress], with which our GOP politicians are quite happy.… Read more

Hood added to confusion on the law

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

What have Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and his staff had been doing for the weeks leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide? Sitting on their hands?

Ever since … Read more

Wolverines have different perspective on 7-on-7

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Footballs have been flying all over high school and college fields this summer as Mississippi prep football teams try to tune up their offensive attacks by taking part in 7-on-7 camps and leagues.
But … Read more

Dollar Tree-Family Dollar merger approved

From Press & Staff Reports

Attorney General Jim Hood has announced the terms of a settlement that Mississippi and 16 other states have reached with Dollar Tree Inc. following a review of the company’s proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores … Read more

Act early to try and save wilting plants

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

High temperatures with heat indices in the triple digits can cause wilting of plants, man and beast.
Animals can get to a cool spot in the shade. We can go indoors, … Read more

Sports events – 07/08/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp
7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster
7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper … Read more