Staff Reports, Author at Prentiss Headlight

Opinion

Like the rest of the nation, state’s Death Row population declines the last 20 years 

Mississippi hasn’t executed a Death Row inmate since former grocery store butcher Gary Carl Simmons Jr. was executed on June 20, 2012, for the grisly ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 4:40 pm

Opinion

Did I wait too long to save for my child’s college education?

By the time your child is nine years old, they are halfway to college. As the father of a 10-year-old, that’s a pretty startling sentence ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 4:38 pm

Opinion Columnists

Preparing for the Unexpected

How prepared are you for the unexpected? Let’s face it: Life happens. You lose your job. There’s an unexpected medical bill or an unplanned home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 11:33 am

Opinion Columnists

Return to the Neshoba County Fair after the COVID shutdown wonderful, yet strange

With no active political races and a fairgrounds population returning after a 2020 hiatus caused by the global COVID pandemic, this summer’s return to the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 10:52 am

Opinion

State’s casinos showing record growth as pent-up demand drives overflow crowds

How ready were gamblers to return to Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos after COVID and the resulting shutdowns? Big time ready, it would seem. Back in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:38 pm

Opinion

End-of-Summer Learning Ideas for Kids

We are now just weeks away from the start of another school year. Summer vacations are wrapping up. Back-to-school sales have taken over retail stores. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:37 pm

Opinion

Your Questions Answered by Treasurer David McRae

One of my priorities as Mississippi Treasurer is to make state government more accessible to you, the taxpayer. So, this July, I held my first ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:37 pm

Opinion

Neshoba County Fair’s return will be welcome after the COVIOD-19 pandemic hiatus

Even for the hot and dirty clean-up after two years of absence, it was good to get back to our Neshoba County Fair cabin after ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:36 pm

Opinion

After two years of political unrest and pandemic, is anyone shocked over UFO reports?

Over the last two years, a global pandemic rocked the international economy and the civilized world withdrew and in great measure shut down for a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:42 am

Opinion

Partisan politics aside, contradictions abound in Miss. Medicaid expansion debate

When it comes to the provision of public health care in Mississippi, the partisan political considerations have changed little since Democratic former President Barack Obama ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 24, 2021 7:52 am

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