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Blessings large and small deserve thanks
This week may be focused on the idea of giving thanks, but that focus started a little over three weeks ago for me and — more to the point one of my fellow co-workers. The month of November started...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thankful for the people in my life
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Unlike Christmas, with all the hoopla and running around, Thanksgiving is a relaxing day to be spent with the people we love the most. It is a day of tu...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor Bryant offers his tax cut plan
Gov. Phil Bryant got the first lick in, so to speak, in detailing a proposal for a state tax decrease next year. It’s not a bad plan. We’re not sure there should be a tax decrease, given the needs ...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Brandon Presley run for governor?
Last summer while I was visiting with former Gov. William Winter, we discussed the upcoming 2015 statewide elections. He told me it may be a possiblity that Northern District Public Service Commiss...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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If true, Epps scandal may run deep
The news about Chris Epps was a bombshell. It reinforces many unfortunate stereotypes about corruption in the Deep South, especially regarding our prison system. The bust comes on the heels of an e...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Difficulties in picking a toddler’s costume
Getting ready this year for Halloween has taken on a whole new experience but I would suppose that is par for the course when dealing with a 4-year-old. For the past month, my son Aaron has changed...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trunk or treating fun
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunday evening, Deanvis was in the building. At the annual Trunk or Treat event at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona, my husband Keith and I opened our trunk for more than 30 childre...
Quality of life is fine and dandy in Mississippi
by Chris Alllen Baker, The Scott County Times
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
During the past two weeks, Mississippi has been buzzing with the success of Ole Miss and Miss. State football programs, and rightfully so. Actually it started before then when Miss. State creamed L...
Finding the perfect costume for Halloween
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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,...
Make voting more accessible in state
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Fourth grade was a banner year for me
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Learn local history at the pilgrimage
by Ken Strachan, Columnist
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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