Weather Forecast


opinion
Can state really afford tax cuts?
There’s going to be a lot of momentum in the Legislature next session for some kind of tax cut, given that 2015 is an election year. State revenues are on the increase, and the rainy day fund is he...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Newspapers in the classroom made an impact
In the spring of 1986, as a fifth grader in Mrs. Terry’s class at Memphis Preparatory School, I was introduced to using newspapers in the classroom. The owners of the DeSoto Times newspaper, whose ...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Change starts with each of us
When I moved to the Crossroads area seven years ago, I immediately felt at home in Carroll and Montgomery Counties -- the picturesque small towns, the close-knit community, the easy-going atmospher...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Neshoba similar to Black Hawk Rally
The first time I went to the Neshoba County Fair, known as "Mississippi’s Giant House Party,” it reminded me of the setting we have here in Carroll County known as the Old Fashioned Black Hawk Poli...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Memories of the Neshoba Fair still strong
As I write this, I have images in my head of kids running around the Neshoba County fairgrounds playing and thousands of people around the fairgrounds partaking in the 125th annual Neshoba County F...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Novel portrays state’s political passion
This state has two past time passions: Football and politics. Here in the Magnolia State, we elect about every official that one could imagine, all the way to the Mississippi Supreme Court. We pull...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rec park, ball a great investment
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I am so proud of the Winona 10 and under baseball team for representing this community at the Dizzy Dean World Series last week. It is such a big deal to compete in the World Series, and a group of...
Party politics has gotten too messy
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that the avalanche of publicity regarding the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel has calmed down just a little, it is nice to finally catch...
Need to scratch vehicle inspections
by By Charles Dunagin Enterprise-Journal
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Need to scratch vehicle inspections
by By Charles Dunagin Enterprise-Journal
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Education can solve many of state’s challenges
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Treat earth like your spaceship
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
  • Celebrate every year with cake
    by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
    07.17.14 - 08:53 am
  • Remember that long, hot summer
    by Wyatt Emmerich Emmerich Newspapers
    07.10.14 - 06:00 am
  • Respect checkpoints, don’t undermine officers
    by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
    07.03.14 - 10:22 am
  • Secretary of State promotes democracy
    by Ken Strachan, Columnist
    07.03.14 - 10:22 am
  • Parents need to held accountable for their children
    by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
    07.03.14 - 10:21 am
  • Summers aren’t what they used to be
    by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
    06.26.14 - 09:42 am
  • national news