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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

1 month ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

1 month ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

2 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

2 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

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

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

Don’t ignore cyber security

Ransomware, something most of us hadn’t heard of 10 years ago, is now such a growing problem for governments and businesses that companies exist solely ... Read more

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

Don’t ignore past, even when it’s painful

“Nobody wants to talk about that case, even the black elders in the community,” filmmaker Keith Beauchamp years ago said about the 1955 murder of ... Read more

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

Change needed at state prison system

Though it’s unclear what exactly is happening in Mississippi’s prisons, it is clear that something needs to change. A fifth inmate died violently in a ... Read more

3 months ago by Our Viewpoint.

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