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Need to scratch vehicle inspections
There will be more important issues in next year’s session of the Mississippi Legislature than repealing a law requiring annual automobile inspections, but it’s bound to come up. As a practical mat...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Need to scratch vehicle inspections
There will be more important issues in next year’s session of the Mississippi Legislature than repealing a law requiring annual automobile inspections, but it’s bound to come up. As a practical mat...
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Education can solve many of state’s challenges
The annual Kids Count report, issued by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measuring the well-being of children and families, once again ranked Mississippi dead last in the nation. In its four key perfo...
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Treat earth like your spaceship
Although you may never have thought about it, living on Earth as it soars through empty space is in one very critical way like being an astronaut traveling through space on a spaceship. Namely, you...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate every year with cake
My boy loves cake. No really – he even does a little dance when he sees it. Saturday, family and friends helped my son, Dean, celebrate his first birthday with a pool party at my parent’s house in ...
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Remember that long, hot summer
At the Mississippi Press Association, a panel was convened to discuss the long hot summer of 1964, when civil rights tension was at a peak 50 years ago. Has it really been 50 years? I am getting ol...
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Can you believe it’s been a year?
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday, my son, Dean, celebrated his first birthday. Wow, the year has passed so quickly! I feel like we just brought that nearly-11-pound baby – all cheeks and squeezable sweetness – home from th...
Respect checkpoints, don’t undermine officers
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A major holiday weekend is coming up, and we know they will be out there looking, watching and checking everything that needs to be checked. Our law enforcement officers will be out in force, provi...
Secretary of State promotes democracy
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As we celebrate our freedom this Independence Day, it brings to mind what our forefathers fought so very hard for -- the right to vote in a democracy. Last week I received a copy of the Annual Repo...
Parents need to held accountable for their children
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday, the Winona Board of Aldermen adopted a curfew ordinance forbidding juveniles, 17 years old and younger, to be out past 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and past midnight Friday and Saturda...
Summers aren’t what they used to be
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been a long time, in fact 25 years, since I have had a summer when there was nothing to do but goof off. Sometimes that is a valuable opportunity in blowing off steam and relaxing instead of...
Remembering Freedom Summer
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday during the convention of the Mississippi Press Association in Biloxi, I experienced some of Mississippi’s darkest days through the eyes of two veteran newspaper men who were on the front lin...
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