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It’s time for zero tolerance
The congregation of New Bethel Baptist Church on Carroll County Road 121 arrived at church Sunday morning to find their parking lot turned into a sloppy, muddy mess thanks to vandals. It appeared t...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting into the swing of t-ball is not so easy
It hardly seems like it has been a year since I signed Aaron up for little league t-ball but indeed it has. Baseball and softball are in full swing and my Aaron is turning the page to chapter two o...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Use caution in dealing with weather
Thankfully, Montgomery and Carroll Counties were spared from the winter weather earlier this week. Snow and ice paralyzed much of Mississippi’s northern counties, with up to a quarter inch of ice f...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: How many kids are about to flunk?
Thousands of Mississippi third-graders are going to be flunking this year. That’s a certainty, unless the Legislature and Gov. Phil Bryant delay implementation of the so-called “third-grade gate.” ...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A time to make preparations in our lives
Our own mortality is not always something we like to think about. We know we will die eventually, and we try to stay in the best of health so that we can to stave off that conclusion, but we know i...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting choked up about the ‘3s’
They often say that significant events come in “3s” and so when the second event happens, you’re waiting for the next shoe to drop, wondering what is next and can you handle it. I guess it is reaso...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The roles have changed but it’s all the same
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunday morning, my family traveled to DeSoto County for a visit and to worship at my family church, Eudora Presbyterian. The historic church will always be one of my favorite places. My sisters and...
Alan Nunnelee was honest to the end
by Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The kind words and remembrances about U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee came pouring in Friday from Washington and around Mississippi, from fellow Republicans and Democrats, from legislative colleagues, poli...
Town making improvements in curb appeal
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the past year, the Carrollton Mayor and Board of Aldermen have been working to improve the town’s curb appeal. In recent years, tourism has been a real factor in the local economy for Carrollt...
Paying respect to a police officer
by Chris Allen Baker The Scott County Times
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday was not the usual hectic Monday that I walk into at work. There was the usual work to do, but it was different because of what I knew would be taking place just a few miles away to my west. ...
Common Core’s opponents mixed up
by Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the more perplexing aspects of the irrational opposition to Common Core in Mississippi is the contradictory arguments made by opponents. Some claim the new education standards for Mississipp...
What is the alternative?
by David Hampton Guest Columnist
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
State lawmakers may think that will be the question voters will be asking about the language in a proposed constitutional amendment on education funding. But voters may be asking that question in a...
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