Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 05/27/15

Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green

Enjoy God’s gift of life each day

Abraham Lincoln said, “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.” How true this statement is when reflecting upon the years gone by … Read more

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

Letters to the editor – 05/20/15

A big thank you

I would like to take a moment to thank some very special people who worked extremely hard to make the 125th birthday of Eupora’s incorporation a success.

Alderman Hugh Gibson deserves much of the thanks and … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

Tea Party Express endorses Henry Ross in upcoming election

From Press & Staff Reports

Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, is endorsing Eupora’s Henry Ross for Congress in Mississippi’s 1st District.

Tea Party Express Executive Director Taylor Budowich said, “In recent years, Mississippi has … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/29/15

Concerns over Kemper Mine
By Wyatt Emmerich

Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant.

The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for … Read more

East Central’s Ken Karcher does it his way

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

DECATUR— Ken Karcher is not your typical college football coach, but he’s okay with that.

While the former Notre Dame, Tulane and NFL quarterback certainly enjoys winning football games, the East Central Community College … Read more