Latest Editorials

Respect lightning; head indoors

A fatal lightning strike in Itawamba County this week highlights the danger of severe weather. Authorities say a man and the horse he was riding ... Read more

Hopefully, meeting will lead to action

Brookhaven Mayor Joe Cox met last week with the owner of the dilapidated hospital on the corner of N. Jackson and W. Congress streets to ... Read more

Area offers plenty to do over next month

It’s event season in Lincoln County, and there’s no shortage of festivals and activities to enjoy. These events are a great way to enjoy the ... Read more

Shelter decision is good news

Local officials learned recently that the facility formerly known as the FEMA building must open for severe weather. That’s good news for residents who live ... Read more

Bond bill includes $100K for county

The state’s $250 million bond bill has been criticized as irresponsible, leaving the state with too much debt in a time when revenue is lagging. ... Read more