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Editorials

‘Welcome Home’ play adds context, voice to history

There’s a “world premiere” of an important theatrical production this weekend at the Natchez Little Theatre, and we think you need to see it. “Welcome ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, January 28, 2023 1:53 pm

Opinion

Come to breakfast

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann, in a recent Natchez visit, said Mississippi is in “amazing economic shape” with $1.4 billion in surplus funds and $350 million ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, January 22, 2023 7:00 am

Opinion

Most want Medicaid expansion; why aren’t legislators listening?

If it’s what the majority of the electorate wants, shouldn’t we be able to get it? That’s a simple question with a complex answer, particularly ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, January 21, 2023 2:00 pm

Editorials

Deserving of praise

Congratulations to Josh Loy, who is returning to his alma mater to serve as head football coach and athletic director at Cathedral School. Loy, the ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 2:55 pm

Editorials

MLK Jr.’s dream still unfulfilled

In his famous, “I have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, January 15, 2023 3:00 pm

Editorials

New life brought to a historic landmark

It’s wonderful to see a building with its surrounding acres that brought about the creation of Duncan Park come to life with a new life ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, January 14, 2023 3:00 pm

Opinion

Spend surplus state money on bailing out rural hospitals

Mississippi has nothing short of a full-blown healthcare crisis and those in charge of state government seem to be doing nothing to fix it. That’s ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, January 9, 2023 6:00 am

Opinion

Ever considered elected office? Now is your chance

Now is the time to get involved in government in more ways than one. Qualifying for local and statewide offices began on Tuesday, Jan. 3, ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, January 8, 2023 2:00 pm

Editorials

Eyes on Election Day

Yes, 2023 is a year full of promise indeed. Tuesday, Jan. 3, marks the beginning of a new session for Mississippi State Legislators. And for ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, January 2, 2023 6:00 am

Editorials

New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are again at that awkward lull between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Some are still on vacation and others, I’m sure, wish they ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Friday, December 30, 2022 2:33 pm

Editorials

The birth of Jesus is reason to celebrate

Amid the pageantries and the buying of gifts during Christmas, it is sometimes easy to forget that the reason we are celebrating is a Savior ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, December 24, 2022 11:00 am

Opinion

Yes, Virginia. There is a Santa Claus

Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial on ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, December 24, 2022 5:00 am

Editorials

A great place to celebrate the holidays is right here

If you think back to your earliest Christmas memory, it’s rarely one of those big expensive toys that you got every year as a child ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 2:00 pm

Editorials

Lives spared from another disaster

At the news of an oncoming storm, most react in one of two ways. Some are in the, “It’s never as bad as they say,” ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Monday, December 19, 2022 9:55 am

Editorials

Cal Green has our support for Interim Police Chief

Caroline “Cal” Green has our full support for her new role as the Interim Police Chief of the City of Natchez and, if she is ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, December 11, 2022 7:30 am

Editorials

After Cyber Monday, don’t forget Giving Tuesday

Most of us have heard and participated in Cyber Monday. It’s a day when Thanksgiving is over and we are back at work and thinking ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Sunday, November 27, 2022 11:00 am

News

Consider sharing your good fortune with others

This Thanksgiving, many will gather with their families around a bountiful feast. The more traditional families may even go around the table and let each ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:00 pm

Editorials

Now is time to consider consolidating law enforcement

Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry will shortly become Columbus’s next chief of police. We wish him well and thank him for his work in Natchez ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:19 am

Editorials

Unsung hero worth all the recognition

Last week, the Rotary Club of Natchez surprised one of its members into tears. Andrew Calvit has been a member of Natchez Rotary since 2005 ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:12 pm

Editorials

His music lives on

What it must have been like to hear the gospel and rock phenomenon known as “The Killer” play before he left this world and moved ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:11 pm

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