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American technology is a critical edge 

America’s resiliency is being put to the test. Between record-high inflation, increasing cyberattacks and the rising cost of ...

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Teaching as an art form

Summer is often synonymous with classes ending, school being out, and students thinking about anything but learning.  Yet, ...

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Let the Church live loud

This morning as I sat quietly with the Lord contemplating all the things happening in the world and ...

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Our View

We’ve always known there’s something special about Oxford and the University of Mississippi. Now, the nation knows as ...

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Column: Ole Miss is on the brink, but that’s nothing new for this team

OMAHA, Neb. — Regardless of the outcome of today’s game, this Ole Miss team will be remembered in ...

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Partisan standoff over funding puts Social Security at risk

Stop the presses: Democrats and Republicans disagree over the future of what used to be called “the third ...

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Letter to the Editor: A plea to our senator for better gun safety laws

An Open Letter to Senator Roger Wicker, I typically do not write letters to my Senator. However, the ...

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Look around and see if you can make a difference

After my water aerobics class this morning I realized I didn’t have much at home for a quick ...

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Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!  It’s your day to be honored.  It’s your day ...

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The time to support local news is now

Congress has an opportunity to pass legislation that benefits all local citizens, businesses and even protects our democracy.  ...

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Father is a strong word in any language

“Abba” is the Aramaic word for Father, “I will obey you.”  Abba conveys intimacy and obedience.  Mark14:35-36 “Going ...

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How much do you know about Teddy Roosevelt?

Theodore Roosevelt, also known as Teddy Roosevelt and TR, was born October 27, 1858, New York, New York, ...

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Join in celebrating community-supported arts

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council cordially invites Lafayette County and Oxford residents to attend the CSA (community supported arts) ...

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Thank you, Daddy, for saving my life

The sweltering heat caused rivers of perspiration to roll down each of our young bodies, but it was ...

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Let’s make the effort to focus on the positive

I remember “back in the day” that we got our news reports via a radio station in the ...

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Thompson’s unadopted redistricting plan could have cost Guest his seat

If the state chapter of the NAACP and U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson had gotten their way, little known ...

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Just a reminder: Well done!

Last week I wrote about the dad of my then Scottish fiancé praising my driving in Scotland and ...

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Let’s make the effort to focus on the positive

I remember “back in the day” that we got our news reports via a radio station in the ...

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Readers ponder the future of how we pay for roads, bridges

After a recent column on the soaring retail cost of gasoline and the concomitant impact those prices have ...

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Ain’t got time for the summertime blues

I pulled the hose from one patch of parched lawn to the other thinking that it would be ...

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Wicker says leak could harm Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, a Tupelo Republican, believes the leak of the draft U.S. Supreme Court decision revoking ...

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Memories of the Queen and a fairytale time in Scotland

On my mom, hero Gert’s birthday, February 6, 1952, hero mum, Queen Elizabeth II, age 26, was crowned ...

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