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Political correctness to be the death of us all

By Ray Mosby “In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”— George Orwell ROLLING FORK—For a number of years before it ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

A word of advice for today’s graduates

Graduation season always puts me in a nostalgic frame of mind. It was a great time in my life, both high school and college graduation. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jan Griffey.

Children better off getting vaccine than COVID-19

If you think we are done with COVID-19, you’re dead wrong. The more we ignore the statistics and loosen up on precautions without a sufficient ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

You can not throw a human being away

By Wyatt Emmerich After hearing Bradley Lum speak to our Rotary Club, I was so pumped. I could see a path to reforming our prison ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

It has been a great year for Mississippi DHS

By Bob Anderson Over the past year, the Mississippi Department of Human Services has made concrete, positive changes in both our organization and in the ... Read more

4 days ago by Top of the morning.

People created shortage of gas, not pipeline

Social media’s panic-causing capabilities were on full display this week as people made a run on gas across the country, state and county. Commissioner Andy ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

Airport deserving of money, attention

Natchez has four major gateways: the highway, the railway, the river and the airport. Much attention has been paid to the highways, thanks to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Mississippi legislation provides hope, care, for pregnant women in prison

A very important piece of legislation flew under the radar this session and was signed into law just as quietly. House Bill 196, better known ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Task of redrawing U.S. House districts not as daunting 2000

In 2001, House Speaker Tim Ford of Baldwyn supported the plan of fellow Democrats to place much of suburban Jackson in a congressional district with ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Don’t miss chance to celebrate mom

Today we celebrate the person in our lives who is arguably the most important: Our mother. When we are young, she is the center of ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Auditor’s school project would be helpful here

The Natchez-Adams School District, and to a much lesser extent Adams County Christian School and Cathedral, will soon come into a bunch of money as ... Read more

1 week ago by Jan Griffey.

Russia’s Putin making aggressive moves near Alaska

By Ray Mosby “They’re our next-door neighbors and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.”—Sarah Palin ROLLING ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

What’s next for Natchez tourism?

First, I would like to say thank you to everyone who has welcomed me into our community. I am honored and blessed to be part ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Wicker opposes Biden’s rush toward socialism

By Roger Wicker About a year ago, when the coronavirus first gripped our nation, House Democratic Whip James Clyburn described the unfolding crisis as “a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

It’s time to get back into workforce

As high school seniors and college seniors graduate this month, now is the time to get out and secure a job while the need for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Cathedral’s Crawfish Countdown is back — bigger, better

This Friday evening Cathedral school will host the 37th Annual Crawfish Countdown. We were not able to celebrate the 36th year due to the pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Top of the morning.

Mississippi legislators sidestep some division

By Emily Wagster Pettus Mississippi lawmakers grabbed national headlines this year by banning transgender athletes from competing on girls’ or women’s sports teams. They walked ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Barbershop not finished after cutting 65 years

Running a successful small business is difficult at best. For a business to reach the ripe old age of 65 is a significant accomplishment to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Every adult responsible for children’s safety

When you were a child, everything that the adults in your life did or said around you tempered who you would become later in life. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Gunn doesn’t see health care as a Christian issue

Health care advocates, many health care providers and others who desperately want to see the state expand Medicaid to cover primarily the working poor blame ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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