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Our Viewpoint, Author at Daily Leader


For those on the frontlines of daily life

You may be able to see it in their eyes, or hear a bit of it in their voices or notice a slight droop in ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:00 pm


We pledge to be your voice, to keep you informed

Somewhere between St. Patrick’s Day, deadly storms and the first day of Spring, we almost missed the celebration of Sunshine Week. While many of you ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:00 am


Roadwork making city passages smoother

It is a perennial problem and question for all governments, from local municipalities and counties to state and federal authorities — when are you going ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Friday, March 12, 2021 7:00 pm


Hope for the best, prepare for anything else

Credible news can be backed up with facts, not hearsay or simple opinion. In the same way, information about such threats as coronavirus (COVID-19) that ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:38 pm


If you haven’t done so already, get a flu shot

Whether it’s fear of the needle or fear of getting sick, forgetfulness or indifference, for some reason, many people put off or avoid getting flu ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:38 pm


Jacobs family provided great example of ‘paying civic rent’

A little over a week ago Brookhaven lost a grand lady and a leader when Patricia Patterson Jacobs died just short of the age of ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:37 pm


Plenty of positive news to report

The Wesson Garden Club has been a cornerstone of downtown Wesson’s old-time atmosphere since 1934. More than 85 years later, the group is still around ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:38 pm


Plenty of good news in the newspaper’s pages

Brookhaven native, restaurateur and television chef Katie Dixon will be the featured speaker at the 27th annual Wesson Chamber of Commerce membership banquet. The banquet ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Monday, January 20, 2020 5:41 pm


Abortion ban likely heading to high court

Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, authored by Rep. Becky Currie of Brookhaven, appears to be headed to the Supreme Court. A federal appeals court Friday said ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Friday, January 17, 2020 7:54 pm


Plenty of challenges facing new governor

Gov. Tate Reeves pledged Tuesday to work for all Mississippians. He also said he would defend a “loving culture that underpins our quality of life.” ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:47 pm

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