If Jim Hood truly believes that Tate Reeves abused his office to try to get an access road built — at taxpayers’ expense — to the gated community where the Republican lieutenant governor lives, then Hood needs to distance himself from investigating the matter.
Stanley Davis, the friendly face behind the counter at 49 Exxon (previously Mayfield’s) for three decades, is moving on to a new chapter in his career.
Looking around the flooded region of Yazoo County and the South Delta remains a depressing sight after all this time.
As the sun set and darkness fell on the flooded plain, where you’d normally see the scattered lights of houses among the fields, there was nothing.
As Democrats hoping to oust Donald Trump next year begin the process of weeding out their field of 20 hopefuls, many of the candidates seem bent on promising the electorate the moon.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves maintains Mississippi’s graduation rate has risen to the national average over the past five years because the state has held students to higher standards.
The bipartisan sentiment building up in Washington against social media giants Facebook and Google suggests that in the not-too-distant future, changes will be forced on them to reduce their monopolies, curb their snooping and better police the content they distribute.
During Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Diane Delaware took issue with last Saturday’s editorial regarding the resignation of Parks & Recreation Director Sedric Hudson.
The good news is that another 3,000 third-graders have gotten a high enough score on Mississippi’s reading test to advance to the fourth grade.
We were sad to hear that Sedric Hudson decided to resign from his position as director of Yazoo Parks & Recreation this week.
We don’t blame him though.
Mississippi education officials are predicting that, even with the state’s intense focus on improving reading skills in the lower elementary grades, about 20 percent of third-graders will receive a failing score on the proficiency test they recently took.