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In Medicaid debate, look at fast-growing rural mortality rates

By Sid Salter Columnist As Mississippi legislators head to conference on the state’s first sincere consideration of some ...

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After this weekend, Swayze is a friend of mine

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist A long time ago, the only Swayze I knew went by the name ...

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Nazarene mysteries are fun to ponder

By Steve Stricker Columnist Lent 2024, deep in meditation, especially while saying my Rosary which is an awesome ...

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From library to Kindle, books are always around

By Bonnie Brown I have always loved to read.  I have fond memories of having the Little Golden ...

Health

7 subtle signs of child abuse neglect missed, overlooked

By Dr. Lindsay Pate Assistant Director of Clinical Services at Youth Villages April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. ...

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Sunday’s Good Sense: Better to regret what you did than what you didn’t

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Cofield’s Corner: Faulkner photo has long exposure

By John Cofield When William Faulkner was still Bill Falkner, more than a few locals made fun of ...

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First Masters visit will forever be special

By Steve Stricker Columnist “My life has been a tapestry, Of rich and royal hue, An everlasting vision, ...

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State’s prison history is one that begs to break recidivism

By Sid Salter Columnist  After more than 40 years of reporting and writing about crime and punishment in ...

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Oxford sets the standard for small town living

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Here’s a question for you.  Has Oxford become a “destination town/city?”  In case you’re ...

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Arrested in the name of gratitude

By Les Ferguson Jr. Columnist For too short of a time, I lived with and was somewhat raised ...

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Unexpected blessings are the flavor of life

By Jan Penton-Miller Columnist My lovely daughter, Melinda, and I hung up the phone after our usual morning ...

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Sunday’s Good Sense: Cut off the parts that won’t grow

News

It was only right to add a day to Lent

By Steve Stricker Columnist ATTENTION: Late Wednesday night, the Vatican sent out notices that Pope Francis had extended ...

Lifestyle

Empty chairs a part of holiday gatherings

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist As I began to write this, it was Easter morning. I find Easter ...

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Coffee shop talk more questions than answers

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Drinking coffee poured right out of the pot often is too hot ...

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Giving up on fancy tooth brushing idea

By Bonnie Brown Columnist Remember the article from Cosmopolitan Magazine many years ago that said you could let ...

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Sunday’s Good Sense: The art of healing

By Susan Mah Therapist The Art of Healing: A Therapist’s View #dogs #mentalhealth

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Possum treaty would help the balance of nature

By Harold Brummett Denmark Star Route Every day the chickens are turned out to graze. I read somewhere ...

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First female dentist in the United States

By Gene Hays MSgt. USMC (Ret) In 2001, only 16 percent of all licensed dentists working in the ...

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Ending Lent season with heavenly bourbons

By Steve Stricker Columnist The English word “Lent” is a shortened form of the Old English word “lencten,” ...

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Charming warts away saves on duct tape

By Bonnie Brown Columnist My husband Tom had a wart pop up on his finger recently.  I told ...

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