Region’s commitment to education should be commended As the nation celebrates Community College Month during April, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of Itawamba Community College to express our appreciation for your commitment to education, which will equip not only today’s youth but also adults with the foundation to ensure a better […]

Anyone who has read the opinion article from Scott Morris in the April 8, 2017, issue of the Daily Journal, as well as the quarter page ad the following day should have received enough information to get the gist of what is happening in our political world. It sort of reminds me of the old […]

This is an open letter to U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker concerning his “editorial” that appeared in the Daily Journal on March 27. Sen. Wicker, you wrote of the “damage left by Obamacare”, “exchanges are crashing”, etc. Sir, you and the rest of the Republicans did all you could to sabotage the law. Sen. Marco Rubio […]

Is New Albany the No. 2 redneck city in Mississippi? There is a post on Facebook entitled “A hilarious look at the 10 most redneck cities in Mississippi” that is apparently going viral. It lists New Albany as the No. 2 most redneck city in the state. The criteria used for this post includes the […]

Mississippi government in conflict with itself On Feb. 27, 2017, The Clarion Ledger newspaper wrote that Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said the Mississippi Senate will let die in committee House Bill 480, which would tax online purchases by Mississippians to out-of-state businesses, and called the proposal “Unconstitutional.” House Bill 480 would have instigated action to […]

We need God’s help to bring us together This has been on my heart when the community prayer meeting at the BancorpSouth Arena got canceled after the grand jury stated there was no reason to press charges against the officer that shot Ronnie Shumpert. Some months back, I asked some local pastors about getting together […]

‘Good samaritan’ deserves recognition, praise I am writing this message in the paper to thank the unknown “good samaritan” who found my purse in a shopping cart int he middle of the parking lot of Walmart on North Gloster Street on Saturday, March 5. You took the time to turn my purse into the customer […]

Pertinent questions not dealt with Bernie Sanders came to Mississippi to speak on behalf of workers at Nissan’s plant in Madison County. Sid Salter (Daily Journal, 3/5/17) used the visit of Sanders as an opportunity to speak critically of unions and to point out what Sanders did not tell us about the benefits of Nissan. […]

We now have a ‘nation of whiners’ I could be wrong, living in the upside down world of the Obamas, the Democrats, the Clintons, the Progressives, the “politically correct,” the “lost Republicans,” and the Socialists. I somehow believe, though newspapers won’t tell it straight, that Donald J. Trump is president and crooked Hillary Clinton was […]