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BPD Chief: ‘We will continue doing our job’

Editor’s note: Recently, area law enforcement responded to an incident on Hwy. 51 involving an out-of-control vehicle. In response to media reports concerning the incident, ... Read more

20 hours ago by Special Report.

Efforts to abolish the Electoral College will dilute the influence of nation’s rural states

The Electoral College, as confusing and messy as it often becomes in presidential politics, remains the only safeguard against having our national leadership chosen by ... Read more

1 day ago by Special Report.

My cottage garden is looking awfully like my Granny’s

Must. Get. A. Grip. Little artsy crafts are turning my garden into my grandmother’s. Because I usually travel a lot and live overseas part of ... Read more

5 days ago by Special Report.

Grateful for so much, including local newspapers

Thanksgiving is a great time for counting our blessings and expressing gratitude. In challenging times, an attitude of gratitude is all the more important, and ... Read more

6 days ago by Special Report.

Continuing a long, unfortunate presidential tradition of self-deceptions and outright lies

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius advises his son departing for his university schooling: “To thine own self be true.” As the animosity between embattled President Donald ... Read more

1 week ago by Special Report.

Politics infuse Mississippi governor’s budget plan

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is using his state budget proposal to appeal to a conservative voting base. He’s proposing a new $3 million “Patriotic Education ... Read more

1 week ago by Special Report.

Respect, love your neighbors; pray for our president

To say voters were stressed and the political climate was in upheaval during the days and months leading up to the presidential election is to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brett Campbell.

Biden’s challenge: Will Americans continue the concept of ‘the loyal opposition’?

Our country is watching a historic drama play out in the wake of the uber-contentious 2020 presidential election. The nation has heard Democratic former Vice ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special Report.

A businesswoman and a force to behold has died

Brookhaven and Lincoln County lost a true giant of business and a titan of a human being Thursday with the passing of former Trustmark executive ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Cliff Furr.

If CON laws are bad during a pandemic, they’re always bad

During an election season, you are bound to hear politicians make a lot of promises. One of the most common — largely because it polls ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special Report.

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