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Opinion

McCoy’s commitment to improving highways and education remembered, celebrated

In the pristine sanctuary of the lovely Gaston Baptist Church – a rural church in northwest Prentiss County roughly triangulated between Booneville, Rienzi, Thrasher and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Check Your Mailbox for Scholarship Giveaway

This month, the Mississippi Treasury launched a statewide scholarship giveaway, so I’m asking you to take a look in your mailbox for the official scratch-off ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

If Biden means tough China talk, Wicker’s SHIPYARD Act is good place to start

In his “interim” national security document issued in March, President Joe Biden sounded sharp concerns about China, and he ramped up that tough talk in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Expanding ABLE

The uncertainty of the last year has underscored the need for financial safety nets, which is perhaps why a majority of families tucked away their ... Read more

2 months ago by Holley Cochran.

Amid Second Amendment ‘sanctuary’ movement, high court to hear gun rights case

Taking an ironic cue from the “sanctuary” movement used by mostly liberal communities that decided to take stands against enforcement and implementation of federal and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Biden’s Proposals: Do the numbers add up?

I am a numbers guy. I always have been. But I have to tell you that as State Treasurer, I have some concerns about the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Talking about money with kids

Throughout April, as part of Financial Education Month, I have been writing about ways families can improve their financial literacy and savings skills. What we ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Grisham’s ‘Sooley’ scores an intriguing novel about hoops and Third World realities

Professional book critics usually squirm uncomfortably in their reviews when author John Grisham gets out of the more familiar mold of legal thrillers with unexpected ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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