Opinions

New Name for Ole Miss?

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Chancellor and Distinguished Professor Jeffrey S. Vitter recently sent out a letter to “clarify misconceptions about the ‘Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on History and Context’ and its work.” He said the feedback on the previous letter was “very positive,” which actually leads one to wonder why…

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Road money may finally appear

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III The Mississippi House of Representatives has possibly resuscitated portions of a bill that could feed some Internet sales tax money into our state’s crumbling infrastructure. Our roads and bridges certainly need repair. Tax-free Internet purchases are strangling local governments, who get a large portion of…

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Legislature poops on Mississippi (again)

  ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III The state legislature pooped on Mississippi again last week. They thumbed their noses at: • Mississippi small retailers • Mississippi large retailers • Mississippi city governments • Mississippi county governments • Anyone who uses Mississippi highways • Anyone who uses Mississippi bridges. Our elected…

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One More Time: By Joe Lee III    The state legislature pooped on Mississippi again last week. They thumbed their noses at: • Mississippi small retailers • Mississippi large retailers • Mississippi city governments • Mississippi county governments • Anyone who uses Mississippi highways • Anyone who uses Mississippi bridges. Our elected officials did this…

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Morning Joe re-writes history

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III The folks on Morning Joe were moaning about President Trump’s criticism of a federal judge one day last week. “It’s stunning … more than dangerous … for anyone who knows history of the 20th century … presidents do not speak this way about the courts,”…

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Thursday, Jan. 26, Notices

Guy William Heath Jr., services Friday at 11 a.m. at National Funeral Home. Raymond Norris, services were Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel. Gregory R. Pittman, services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint John Missionary Baptist Church in Duck Hill. Roberts and Sons Mortuary of Winona. Charity Lynn Busby Greer Taylor,…

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Funeral Notice

  Memorial services for William Donald Tankesly, 36, of Leflore County are Saturday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at Abundant Life Church of God.   Hughes and Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

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Quick, inexpensive get-away

Nice weekend break   ONE MORE TIME — Comment & Observation  –By Joe Lee III   If you are looking for a quick break that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, you might want to consider a weekend in Ft. Lauderdale. Cheap flights are available in and out of Memphis on certain days…

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Death, Funeral Notices

Martin David Howell    Funeral services for Martin David Howell, 60, of Coahoma, Miss., are at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the National Funeral  Home Chapel.    Burial will follow in Smith Cemetery at Rosebloom.    Visitation is Wednesday from noon until 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home. Charity Busby Greer Taylor    Charity…

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Mayor Candidates Answer Questions

Recently we e-mailed this questionnaire to all of the candidates for the upcoming May 2 election. To All Grenada Mayor/Council Candidates: Please fill out the following questions and e-mail your answers back to Publisher@GrenadaStar.com. 1. Please state in 50 words or less why your constituents should vote for you. 2. Please list three qualifications or…

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