Someone please flip the calendar and check the year

Is it 1866 or 2016? Seems like an odd question, but the recent passage of legislation in Mississippi and its signing into law by Gov. Phil Bryant R...

April 26th, 2016 |  


No more time for denial

The time for warm weather has apparently passed in Pickens County, which means it’s time to break out the scarves, mittens, warm coats — a...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Casting a light on mental illness

It isn’t often an editorial addresses an article of clothing but there is always a first time for everything.Amazon.com, one of the most popular...

January 13th, 2016 |  


We need to find our determination

2015 is almost a memory and 2016 is on the horizon so with a new year only a matter of days away, it should be noted that there is always hope.Even th...

December 31st, 2015 |  


How our naive understanding of violence helps ISIS

At West Point I learned that technology forces warfare to evolve. The reason soldiers today no longer ride horses into battle, use bows and arrows, an...

December 17th, 2015 |  


An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

Millions of Americans believe that war doesn’t work, that war cannot end terrorism because war is terrorism, and that U.S. war-making is breedin...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


France and America are forever bound

We love them, we hate them. We admire them, we make fun of them. But through it all, up or down, ties between our two countries have helped to shape a...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Is high school football worth the injury risk?

Everyone knows football is a dangerous sport. No matter how much protective equipment kids strap on or how leagues alter or impose new rules to reinfo...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Children aren’t the same as chickens

Somewhere along the way it seems the priorities of this nation became somewhat muddled. You can’t turn any direction anymore without someone mak...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Why community newspapers matter

Why community newspapers matter

“I got credit down at the grocery store and my barber tells me jokes…” — Roger MillerROLLING FORK, Miss. — The chosen th...

October 6th, 2015 |