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Luke Horton, Author at Daily Leader

Opinion

Skittles for breakfast?

I don’t write about sports often, mainly because it’s not my job and also because I’m not good at it. In spite of that, here ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, January 10, 2020 8:01 pm

Opinion

Ignore safe, dangerous cities list

A recent list ranking the most dangerous cities in Mississippi had Brookhaven in the Top 10. The list was compiled by a company that apparently ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, January 3, 2020 8:58 pm

Opinion

Be generous this time of year

About a quarter of Lincoln Countians live in poverty, as defined by the federal government — a family of four has an annual income of ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, November 29, 2019 5:29 pm

Opinion

My son and I mark transitions in life

No matter how old you are, how tough you are, how brave you are, the woods can be scary at night. A fear of the ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, November 15, 2019 5:51 pm

Opinion

We want to hear your opinion

A Daily Leader reader writes a letter for me every day — or just about every day. She dates them and sends a week’s worth ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, October 25, 2019 7:37 pm

Opinion

More division, more chaos

I read, listen to and watch what seems like a never-ending stream of news each day. Some of that news come from places many would ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, October 4, 2019 10:10 pm

Opinion

Program aims to reduce school violence

A non-profit seeking to protect children from gun violence at school recently released a PSA video that’s both heart-wrenching and shocking. It starts with school-age ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, September 20, 2019 7:38 pm

Opinion

Support volunteer fire departments

In the past couple months, two Lincoln County families have lost their homes to fire. Just this week, a home in Loyd Star burned to ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, September 6, 2019 9:25 pm

Opinion

Will beer sales help with binge drinking?

The University of Mississippi is the latest school to announce it will sell beer at athletic events. USM made the decision to do the same ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, August 30, 2019 8:27 pm

Opinion

Learn from past, work for future

The New York Times recently published a project titled “1619” that marked the 400-year anniversary of the first African slaves arriving in Virginia. “No aspect ... Read more

by Luke Horton, Friday, August 23, 2019 9:22 pm

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