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topofthemorning, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

Opinion

Five things I have learned after 2019

The common quote “you never miss your water until your well runs dry” summarizes the fact that many of us take our everyday privileges for ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:44 pm

Opinion

Beautification — It starts with each of us

Since before I can remember, even as a child, I have been drawn to the beauty of Natchez. Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:41 pm

Opinion

Time is now for Forks of Road funding

For 30 years, from 1833 to 1863, Natchez was home to the second largest slave market in the Deep South. Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:00 pm

Opinion

Try these guidelines to help manage stress

According to Prevention.com, stress and stress-related illnesses probably will be among the top public health problems of the 21st Century. Eighty percent of diseases have ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:30 pm

Opinion

You’re invited to learn about Catholic church

Beginning Thursday evening, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. St. Mary Basilica Parish will offer the Miss-Lou community an opportunity to learn more about the beliefs, ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:32 pm

Opinion

Consider opening your heart and home to pets

In today’s uncertain world, there is one demographic that is suffering tremendously, an alarming number of cats and dogs in our community, through no fault ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:30 pm

Opinion

Job training — A win for Southwest Mississippi!

The beginning of our new administration has been busy! We are now very close to adopting a balanced 2020-21 City Budget, in addition to adopting a ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, September 5, 2020 7:15 pm

Opinion

Does America have ‘justice’? Or is it ‘just us’?

America has a disparate justice system — one for whites and one for people of color. Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:48 pm

Opinion

Being mayor means Taking Care of Business

Lately I’ve been having some Elvis flashbacks. Maybe it’s that time of year. The family used to make a pilgrimage to Memphis every August or ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:47 pm

Opinion

Living in the novel corona virus pandemic

We are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has touched every life in some way — either by being infected or by merely ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:21 pm

Opinion

Key to tourism and local business recovery

Four weeks into the job — and we are working our Natchez Renewal Plan. It’s exciting to be in a position where we can put ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:28 pm

Opinion

School board members want to make improvements

As a former classroom teacher and a current classroom teacher who serve on your Natchez Adams County School District School Board, we want to communicate ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:21 pm

Opinion

Community with no newspaper is bad news

What would my town be without a newspaper? If you haven’t asked yourself that question, perhaps it is time to consider just what the newspaper ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:05 pm

Opinion

Consider becoming humane society member

The purpose of the Natchez Adams County Humane Society (NACHS) is to promote the humane treatment of animals. We provide shelter and care for abandoned ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:01 pm

Opinion

Natchez Bicycle Classic will ride on Sept. 19

On Sept. 19, 2020, the Natchez Bicycle Classic will take place, starting on Broadway Street in front of the Natchez Grand Hotel and cyclists will ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, August 14, 2020 7:05 pm

Opinion

I proclaim it Task Force Time in Natchez

Rome wasn’t built in a day. And one person didn’t build it either. If I’ve learned anything in life it’s this — one cannot do ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:51 pm

Opinion

It’s easier to play victim than be accountable

Accountability is a willingness to accept responsibility for one’s actions. And while sometimes it is easier to play victim because it excuses us from taking ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, August 7, 2020 8:31 pm

Opinion

Our boat may be small, but opportunities great

When he was president, John F. Kennedy kept a small bronze plaque on his desk. Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:56 pm

Faith and Family

Faith column: We cannot save ourselves

“But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared, He saved us – not by works of righteousness that we ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:59 pm

Opinion

Blood drive, Covid-19 antibody testing Aug. 12

Thank you so much to the generous people of the Miss-Lou for donating blood last week at the O’Connor Family Life Center. An astounding 60 ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:48 pm

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