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Make voting more accessible in state
Citizens’ participation in elections is very important, and it begins with accessibility. When the October 4 deadline passed to register to vote in the upcoming November general election, it brough...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding the perfect costume for Halloween
Halloween is just around the corner, and I am anticipating Dean’s first real experience with trick-or-treating. Living miles outside the city, trick-or-treating was difficult for my sisters and me,...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fourth grade was a banner year for me
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to spend time with the fourth grade class at Winona Elementary School in conjunction with the Newspaper in Education program sponsored by The Winona Times and The...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learn local history at the pilgrimage
A pilgrimage is a great opportunity to learn the historic aspects of a community. Carroll County, with its historic homes, churches, stores, and cemeteries, along with many other sites, has volumes...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Having my family is the best birthday gift
As we began the month of October on Wednesday, I think about how fast this year has flown by. Just two months from now we will be getting ready for Christmas and then a new year. For me, a “new yea...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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If state tax cut comes, make it fair
Both Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves — two Republicans who don’t always agree on everything — have talked about reducing state taxes in 2015. It’s a proposition that no doubt ...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AMBER alerts are saving lives
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday night, shortly before 11 p.m., an AMBER Alert was issued by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety for a 17-year-old teen and her two-year-old son who were last seen traveling eastbou...
Hard to ignore massive fees in education suit
by Wyatt Emmerich Emmerich Newspapers
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ronnie Musgrove was more than a little peeved when I asked him how much money he was going to make from his education lawsuit. “It’s obvious y’all aren’t interested in the substantive facts. You’re...
One ballot primary system interesting
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann recently convened a 51- person panel to examine possible changes to Mississippi’s election practices in the aftermath of the Cochran/McDaniel Senate primary. The...
Things are happening in Winona
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday morning, dozens of people – more than 100 throughout the day -- came together to clean up the area around J.J. Knox Gymnasium at the corner of Applegate and Powell Streets and to make impr...
Mississippi mourns broadcaster Jack Cristil
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Being a Mississippi State fan here in Carroll County, I grew up with Jack Cristil announcing games on the radio. When the news came that Cristil died Sunday night at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo at ...
Don’t be bullied away from faith
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
During the opening moments of a recent local football game, an invocation was said as the speaker offered a prayer for the well-being of the athletes and all other people in attendance. It was comf...
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