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.…

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…

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…

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,…

Sports events – 07/08/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 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…