Opinion



How to become a physician

By DR. LORETTA JACKSON-WILLIAMS,

I read with much interest the front page article in The Enterprise-Tocsin by Bryan Davis titled “Coming home – Aspiring surgeon Simpson to teach science at Ruleville” and, yes, I receive our hometown of Indianola’s newspaper weekly. For me this story was about a young man’s career aspirations and his planned path to achieve it.



Be careful about web subsidies

Momentum is building across Mississippi to allow rural electric cooperatives to provide high-speed internet. The state House Public Utilities Committee passed a bill Monday that would do so, and it seems likely that the idea will ultimately pass with support from both Republicans and Democrats.


Politicians can get too old

By TIM KALICH,

Delbert Hosemann is a spry 71. He has the slim build of the longtime long-distance runner he is. Although he’s not done a half-marathon in two years, he still runs 3 or 4 miles every other day and keeps a 9-minute-per-mile pace. That wouldn’t be shabby for someone 30 years younger.






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