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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

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

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

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

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

Incumbent Hyde-Smith gets reelected despite negative ads

Republican Mississippi U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is no stranger to getting her hands dirty. How else could a woman work her way from tending livestock ... Read more

People who ‘under voted’ may not have understood

Tuesday during the General Election, Mississippi voters cast ballots for or against three statewide ballot measures — one that could narrow the requirements for state ... Read more

There comes a time we must confront our own mortality

“We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we have only one.” — Confucius Four years ago a man spoke seven ... Read more

Both parties have kicked the Social Security can down the road

American voters occupied themselves during the 2020 presidential and congressional campaign cycle, talking about COVID-19, the Amy Coney Barrett nomination to the Supreme Court, national ... Read more

It’s true, an object in motion tends to stay in motion

“An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless ... Read more

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