Colleges innovate to combat loss

One week ago in this space, we noted a warning Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum gave to the Columbia Rotary Club about Mississippi’s troubling population loss. Among other things, it means a smaller group of high school seniors that colleges are competing for.


Brothers in arms still give support

As the World War II veteran rose slowly from his chair to be recognized Monday during the Marion County Veterans Day program, one of his brothers in arms seated next to him placed a hand on his back to help hold him up. The assistance was both needed for practical reasons  and symbolic of the bond America’s veterans share.

Newspaper ads boosted judge


There are many aspects of the 2018 midterms in Mississippi that will be examined and discussed.

One fact I do know is that most the winners in the election campaigns placed ads in newspapers. For example, Kiley Kirk, running for the Chancery Judge Place 2 Post, placed ads and won this position.



East Marion pulled off a big upset on the road Friday night in Lumberton to advance to South... READ MORE