Letters to the editor

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene Praise the Lord everyone.  I hope everyone is kicking high this week.  If you’re Sunday morning and night services were as exciting as ours, then we should have enough spiritual fuel to keep us going until…

Editorial roundup

Be patient about fuel tax Winston Churchill, the legendary British prime minister, made this observation during World War II: “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.” The Mississippi Legislature, when…

Deadline for general bill discussions passes

From Rep. Joey Hood. Wednesday of this week marked the deadline for the House to discuss general bills that passed through the Senate earlier this session. The deadline to discuss appropriations and revenue bills passed by the Senate will occur…

Summer Youth positions available at Refuge

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.  Whether interested in wildlife careers, summer employment or job experience this is a great opportunity. Positions are available through the…

Obituaries

Troy Lee Holder Troy Lee Holder, 73, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his residence in Louisville.   Visitation was Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Funeral…

Noxapater Municipal elections set

From staff and press reports The town of Noxapater has released the list of candidates for the June 6 general election. All five aldermen are seeking re-election without any opponents which means all will serve another four-year term. The aldermen…

Qualified homeowners consider lower tax bills

Writer: Keri Collins Lewis MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Homeowners have until March 31 to file for a homestead exemption, which may help lower their annual tax bills. Jason Camp, an instructor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Center for Government and Community…