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Addressing infrastructure essential
Here are some major issues that we will hear a lot about next year when the 2015 elections come around; Education, healthcare, job creation and economic development. These issues without a doubt ar...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget more about politics than finances
Tuesday, the 13-member Mississippi Joint Legislative Budget Committee announced its proposed $6 billion budget for fiscal year 2016, which begins July 1, 2015 -- $112.2 million less than the state’...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School rivalry can be taken too far
As we passed Thanksgiving and have “officially” entered into the Christmas season, the 2014 season of college football could be compared to the bountiful meal many of us enjoyed last week. The unde...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former attorney general a good choice
I have been a supporter of former Attorney General Mike Moore since his first statewide campaign back in 1987. He was then running for attorney general for the first time. I had always hoped he wou...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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So much planned, so little time
The autumn months seemed to fly by, and here we are with Christmas just around the corner. It is hard to believe Christmas Day is just three weeks from today! From August to December, we are busy b...
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Blessings of Thanksgiving fellowship
As we give thanks to the Lord Jesus Christ for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us, the fellowship with family and friends is special. I have been blessed to have been able to celebr...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessings large and small deserve thanks
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
This week may be focused on the idea of giving thanks, but that focus started a little over three weeks ago for me and — more to the point one of my fellow co-workers. The month of November started...
Thankful for the people in my life
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Unlike Christmas, with all the hoopla and running around, Thanksgiving is a relaxing day to be spent with the people we love the most. It is a day of tu...
Governor Bryant offers his tax cut plan
by By Charles Dunagin Enterprise-Journal
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Phil Bryant got the first lick in, so to speak, in detailing a proposal for a state tax decrease next year. It’s not a bad plan. We’re not sure there should be a tax decrease, given the needs ...
Will Brandon Presley run for governor?
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Last summer while I was visiting with former Gov. William Winter, we discussed the upcoming 2015 statewide elections. He told me it may be a possiblity that Northern District Public Service Commiss...
If true, Epps scandal may run deep
by Wyatt Emmerich Emmerich Newspapers
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The news about Chris Epps was a bombshell. It reinforces many unfortunate stereotypes about corruption in the Deep South, especially regarding our prison system. The bust comes on the heels of an e...
Difficulties in picking a toddler’s costume
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Getting ready this year for Halloween has taken on a whole new experience but I would suppose that is par for the course when dealing with a 4-year-old. For the past month, my son Aaron has changed...
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