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Kindergarten: The first step to independence
This week, Montgomery Publishing launched its inaugural Kindergarten edition, celebrating the past successes and bright futures of the Class of 2026. Reggie Ross and I had a wonderful time photogra...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shakeup in education narrowly missed
This has been some kind of year for school districts that I have an interest in, it appears. We all know the story of what happened with the Scott County School District being taken over by the sta...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traditions at Easter make great memories
For generations, the Sexton family has gathered after church on Easter Sunday for lunch and a very competitive Easter egg hunt. Always my favorite holiday, the day is filled with a picnic-style lun...
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McDaniel's jokes not so funny today
Chris McDaniel is getting a good lesson on what to expect if he happens to unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. Every word he says - or ever has said - is subject to scrutiny. McDaniel, the tea...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doubts abound in pending execution
It is questionable whether Mississippi should be executing anyone, given the dubious deterrent effect of capital punishment and the huge expense of going through all the appeals before the executio...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lot of political posturing in raise debate
by By Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Bipartisan relationships can be successful
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Advances in transparency efforts in state
by By Layne Bruce Mississippi Press Association
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Putting off an immediate need for state roads
by By Charles Dunagin Enterprise Journal
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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. ...
Investment in public safety a must
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Help establish a love of reading for our children
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 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...
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