Our Viewpoint, Author at Daily Leader


BA soccer success is something to celebrate

“I couldn’t be prouder of my boys.” That’s what Brookhaven Academy soccer coach Alex Brown said on Thursday, just moments after the team lost the ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:34 pm


Are lawmakers finally listening to us?

Could lawmakers actually be listening to Mississippi voters? This week the Republican set to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives acknowledged voters’ ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Monday, September 18, 2023 8:30 am


April: The month of pinwheels and protection

By now you’ve seen the blue pinwheels gently spinning across our community. They are a familiar site, appearing each April as part of the Pinwheels ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Monday, April 17, 2023 10:00 am


Enter this Holy Week reflecting on the joy ahead

For Christians, this week ahead is the holiest of the year. Holy Week, which officially begins with Palm Sunday on April 2, recalls the final ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Saturday, April 1, 2023 1:01 pm


Putting AEDs in Mississippi’s public schools is a good move

Five weeks ago, millions of Americans watched as Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field during a Monday Night Football game. The young, powerful Buffalo Bills ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Sunday, February 12, 2023 1:00 pm


Postpartum Medicaid expansion should be a ‘no-brainer’

Once again, it seems like a simple proposition. Should health care coverage for Mississippi mothers on Medicaid be extended to a full year after they ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Saturday, February 4, 2023 9:00 am


It’s simple: We need to address state’s health care crisis

If it’s what the majority of electorate wants, shouldn’t we be able to get it? That’s a simple question with a complex answer, particularly when ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Sunday, January 22, 2023 4:39 pm


We believe in you

We applaud every person who has celebrated the completion of a course of study — or is about to do so. Whether you’ve graduated from ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Thursday, June 2, 2022 10:00 am


Better safe than sorry with hurricane prep

Hurricane season officially starts today, June 1, and goes through Nov. 30. Most people who have lived in Mississippi for any length of time know ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 6:00 pm


Thank you to our officers and their families

We don’t know their thoughts, but we do know their actions. While we are home sleeping, these men and women are putting on their body ... Read more

by Our Viewpoint, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:00 am

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