Staff Reports, Author at Prentiss Headlight


Are lawmakers finally listening to us?

Could lawmakers actually be listening to Mississippi voters? This week the Republican set to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives acknowledged voters’ ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 13, 2023 10:09 am


Prentiss native still educating after 40 years

Dr. Charles Magee, a native of Prentiss, grew up on a small family farm in Jefferson Davis, County.  He earned a BS degree in General ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 8, 2023 10:08 am


Restoration of Mississippi’s ballot initiative process should be on voter’s agenda in 2023

Statewide elections will be on the ballot later this year for all state eight statewide executive branch offices, all state district offices and for all ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 9:58 am


ACT scores rising at JDCH

One of the biggest test days for any student is the day they take the ACT  Many of the students of the Jefferson Davis County ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 3:06 pm


McCarthy’s politically expensive election as House Speaker leaves a hard road forward

American citizens last week learned a new phrase in the nation’s political lexicon, one not heard 14 consecutive times on Capitol Hill since before the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 1:13 pm


Once again, Mississippi’s ‘open’ primary statute debated after tight second primary

Last week’s Republican congressional primaries in Mississippi’s Third and Fourth congressional districts pointed up some political realities that should prove instructional for current office holders ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:02 am


Beware of daylily plant bug

Occasionally gardeners will notice mid-sized (roughly ¼ inch long), orange and black bugs feeding on buds and blooms of daylilies.  Often these are not very ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 24, 2022 10:25 am


A surprising week in Mississippi politics revolves around entrenched division, apathy

From the U.S. Capitol to rural polling places in Mississippi in midterm congressional primaries, it has been a week of surprises and political drama that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 16, 2022 7:51 am


Readers ponder the future of how we pay for future road and bridge maintenance

After a recent column on the soaring retail cost of gasoline and the concomitant impact those prices have on related fuel taxes and the proliferation ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:19 am


Gas price nightmare exacerbated by stagnant gas taxes impact on future maintenance

American taxpayers, who are also gasoline customers, are in an economic vise on questions of the cost of gasoline and the tax revenue gasoline purchases ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:13 pm

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