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Opinion

State auditor fighting corruption for taxpayers

When I was first appointed State Auditor in July 2018, I was determined to chase down fraud, theft, and embezzlement from you, the taxpayers. In ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:46 pm

Opinion

Boehner doesn’t hold back on today’s GOP

“Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”—Joni ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:21 pm

Opinion

Smoking affects more than your lungs

As you know from the warning labels on cigarette packages, “Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health.” This is a profound understatement. It is ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:57 pm

Opinion

Mississippi unlikely to ease its election laws

Mississippi legislators imposed no new limits on the election process during their recently ended session, but this state already had some of the strictest voting ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:18 pm

Opinion

Entrepreneur can now follow her dreams

Four years ago, Karrece Stewart began to see how she could develop her passion for makeup into a career. That was until the state got ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:47 pm

Opinion

Natchez National Historical Park, committed to telling stories of all people of Natchez

Do you remember the ancient Indian story about the three blind men and the elephant? I think that it points to much that is true ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:06 pm

Opinion

Natchez National Historical Park, committed to telling stories of all people of Natchez

Do you remember the ancient Indian story about the three blind men and the elephant? I think that it points to much that is true ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:12 pm

Opinion

Top of the Morning: Reject toxic attitude about race problems

This letter is in response to the opinion piece dated March 26 of this year entitled, “America’s Hate Problem Not a Coincidence,” submitted by Ray ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:31 pm

Opinion

Why cruise boats are so important to Natchez

It’s about tourism and economic development. It’s about investment in Natchez. It’s about JOBS… This past week, I have had the pleasure of participating in ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:59 pm

Opinion

Merit Health steadfast in service to Miss-Lou

I write today with hope for the future and gratitude for the resilience of our provider team at Merit Health Natchez. The pandemic has demonstrated ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, March 26, 2021 8:16 pm

Opinion

Add private conservation back to HB 1231

House Bill 1231 creates the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund. It passed the Mississippi House of Representatives 117-2, which is overwhelming. I have spent most ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:23 pm

Opinion

Don’t miss ‘Of Mice and Men’ at Natchez Little Theatre

This Spring Pilgrimage, Natchez Little Theatre will present John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Performance dates are March 26, 27, 28, April 2, 3, 8, ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:48 pm

Opinion

Louisiana lawmakers want greater reckoning at LSU

Shameful. Heartbreaking. Sickening. Shocking the conscience. Lawmakers used those words and more to describe their reaction to a blistering independent review of Louisiana State University’s ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, March 18, 2021 5:34 pm

Opinion

Nary a Horton nor a Who among Seuss’s ‘cancelled’ books

“It’s a troublesome world. All the people who are in it are troubled with troubles almost every minute. You ought to be thankful, a whole ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:26 pm

Opinion

Senate spends lots of time in recess — and in the weeds — for medical marijuana

The number of times Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has recessed the Mississippi Senate in recent days would make elementary-age students green with envy. Many of ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, March 12, 2021 9:08 pm

Opinion

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Friday, March 12, 2021 9:06 pm

Opinion

Coming Together – Great Times for Natchez

Anyone who knows me knows I am a lover of music. And I believe it is in the lyrics of great songs that we can ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:34 pm

Opinion

Your blood donation needed more than ever

The national blood supply continues to be critically low, and without blood donations, we won’t have the ability to meet patients’ life-sustaining blood requirements. Every ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:51 pm

Opinion

Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration 2021 will not disappoint

I doubt anyone would disagree the past year has been filled with new challenges that have forced us to change many habits and plans. In ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:15 pm

Opinion

Working together, 2021 will be a great year

2020 was quite the year. Most people I know are glad to see it in the rear view mirror. Our hearts go out to those ... Read more

by Top of the morning, Saturday, January 2, 2021 10:00 am

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