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The best this community has to offer
Today marks the release of our 2014 Profile edition, the largest edition of The Winona Times and The Conservative of the year that celebrates the very best of this community, its people. Since taki...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lot of political posturing in raise debate
Expect a lot of posturing this week between Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn over their dueling pay raises for Mississippi schoolteachers. Also expect some disingenuous or mislead...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bipartisan relationships can be successful
From the time I was a teenager, I used to watch how two public servants who were both from the South and from different political parties accomplished a great deal by cooperation. These two public ...
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Advances in transparency efforts in state
JACKSON - Well, that's more like it. The state legislature this week passed two very important bills on to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration. Both S.B. 2507 and H.B. 928 make significant neede...
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Putting off an immediate need for state roads
With the current leadership at the state Capitol, it's no surprise that proponents of increased highway funding are putting off a concerted effort on the issue until after the 2015 elections. Gov. ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investment in public safety a must
In every community, public safety is important to the citizens, and that is twenty-four hours a day, every day. Last week, it was evident at the state Capitol when more than 100 uniformed off-duty ...
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Help establish a love of reading for our children
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday morning, I celebrated the National Education Association's Read Across America Day at a birthday party for Dr. Seuss with the two-year-old, three-year-old, four-year-old, and five-year-old K...
New laws would benefit our state
by Wyatt Emmerich Emmerich Newspapers
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
With more than a million pages of local, state and federal laws and regulations in this country, I'm not sure it's a good thing our Legislature is busy passing new laws. My favorite politician is C...
Food stamp trafficking is obvious
by By Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
What's the purpose of a fraud unit that doesn't actually investigate what appears to be obvious fraud? That's a good question for Mississippi's Department of Human Services, following a report in T...
Putting an end to animal cruelty
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, a Winona man was found guilty of deliberately throwing an injured kitten into a bonfire. Before handing down a hefty fine and a 45 day jail sentence, Winona City Judge Devo Lancaster sai...
Spread the love all year
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Until I met my husband Keith, Valentine's Day was never my favorite holiday. For single people, as flowers and candy and balloons are delivered to everyone with a significant other, it is very easy...
Be responsible on the roads
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
The winter weather earlier this week closed local schools, postponed community events, and sent everyone running to the grocery store to purchase bottles of water, batteries, milk and bread. Yep, I...
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