Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Oxford’s Jewish Community Responds to Confederate Protestor

Dear Editor: The undersigned were generally impressed with the coverage of our community’s reaction to the protestors who marched in Oxford on February 23. We...

The Pantry Offers Thanks For Successful Empty Bowls Event

Barbara J. Smith Empty Bowls organizer The Pantry Board would like to offer our sincere thanks to all of the wonderful people that supported and volunteered...
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Emmerich: Legislators Need to Acknowledge Failure, Chart a Different Course on Prison Reform

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, making his last State of the State address last month, called for Mississippi to lead the nation in criminal justice...

Bonnie Brown: So the Snow Was a No Go? Let Me Tell You About...

With all the reporting on the recent arctic blast and Polar Vortex, it brings to mind growing up in Ohio where we had snow...

Salter: Thompson’s Statements on Border Security Battle with Trump were Noteworthy

Mississippi Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has been an unapologetic liberal on social issues for the whole of his long congressional career and...
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Emmerich: A Balance in Government is Needed

Count me as one of the few people who believe the United States, and many other developed countries, have a good, balanced way of...

Editorial: State Testing Issue on Front Burner Again

By Tom Miles Mississippi State Representative for House District No. 75 Not only is the Legislature back in session, the issue of state testing is back...

Mitchell: Bush Elected Before Campaigns Became Science

It’s true that George H.W. Bush was the last president from The Greatest Generation. This week, commentators have pointed out that when Bill Clinton...

Funeral Director Sees Reality of Driving While Impaired

Courtesy of Sally Kate Walker Funeral Director Waller Funeral Home Below is a portion of a “Victim’s Impact Letter” I submitted on behalf of a family we...

Funeral Director Sees Reality of Driving While Impaired

Courtesy of Sally Kate Walker Funeral Director Waller Funeral Home Below is a portion of a “Victim’s Impact Letter” I submitted on behalf of a family we...