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Fire Report: May 21, 2020

Monday, May 11

Medical, 1409 Ridgewood Drive, 11:11 a.m., Columbia responded.

Grass/woods fire, Shiloh Firetower Road/U.S. 98 W., 1:25 p.m., Foxworth and Southwest Marion responded.

Smoke, 208 Wiggins Road, 8:15 p.m., Columbia responded.




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Legislature holds constitutional mandate to appropriate money

By DELBERT HOSEMANN,

Since COVID-19 forced a temporary recess in the legislative session, I have been video conferencing with Mississippi’s K-12 students.  In one recent AP government class, a student asked: How many constitutional rights do we have to give up during a pandemic?

That’s a poignant question for any state leader.




Fire Report: May 21, 2020

Monday, May 11

Medical, 1409 Ridgewood Drive, 11:11 a.m., Columbia responded.

Grass/woods fire, Shiloh Firetower Road/U.S. 98 W., 1:25 p.m., Foxworth and Southwest Marion responded.

Smoke, 208 Wiggins Road, 8:15 p.m., Columbia responded.






Nobility in community banking

Most of us remember the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” for its message about the difference one person can make if they do the right thing.

But a smaller theme of the 1946 Jimmy Stewart film is the impact a lending institution can have when it is committed to the success of its customers.



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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.











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