Category: Opinion

Letters to the editor

Diversion It would be wonderful if it was not such a forest and sham in other words a diversion. What am I talking? All of a certain after seven and a half years of obstruction and almost total grid lock…

Letters to the editor

Main Street I am blessed as I drive through “our town” Louisville and enjoy the beautiful lights that decorate different areas for the Christmas season. Even more so, I enjoy seeing the lovely planters and hanging baskets that beautify our…

Letter to editor

Dear Mr. Editor, We were called to a short assembly and told that the President had died and that school buses would come in early to take us home. When I arrived home I saw my daddy, arms folded on…

Letters to the editor

Justice-elect thanks voters Over the last nine months, I have had the privilege of campaigning for Mississippi Supreme Court justice (District 3, Position 1) across North Mississippi. During that time I have met many wonderful new friends and have reconnected…

Let’s be Neighbors

December 5, 2016 Carolyn Mills Sorry my news did not make the paper last week. I have requested that it be run this week and will add to it. We got that rain on Tuesday and also a bit of…

Coping with Grief during the Christmas Season

Submitted by Tracy Gregory/Family and Consumer Science Agent/MSU Extension-Winston County. The Christmas season is upon us and for most it is a time for fellowship with family and friends, the yummy smell of dressing and pies baking in the oven…

Christmas Fruitcake:  A History and recipes

Fruitcake (or fruit cake) is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and (occasionally) soaked in spirits. A cake that simply has fruit in it as an ingredient can also be colloquially called a…

‘Ole Country Bakery’:  A Christmas Tradition

Located in Brooksville, Mississippi, Ole Country Bakery (or as most people have known it for years as the “Mennonite Bakery”) makes everything from rich pastries to pecan and pumpkin pies, loaf bread to sweet breads, coffees, and a wide-selection of…

Letters to the editor

Ramblin with Arlene Praise the Lord everyone.  What a wonderful season we are entering in to.  The trees are starting to lose all of their leaves.  If you’ll sit outside to watch, you’ll see them let go and fall to…

Get an early start on Holiday Candy: Brock’s Recipes

Holiday candy – I know it’s coming up, and it’s quite early, but it is necessary to begin gathering your goods together in order to not be stressed during the holidays when making this delicious candy. These are three of…