Opinions

Re-Elect Hughes to School Board

An EDITORIAL      The Grenada School District is one of the strongest in Mississippi.      It has been designated as one of only five “Districts of Innovation” in the state by the Mississippi Department of Education.      One of the programs earning this coveted designation is the Grenada School District’s Pre-Kindergarten Collaborative project. The Grenada pre-kindergarten program is…

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Dunkin and Ronald move cups to forest

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Three cheers for Dunkin (formerly Dunkin Donuts) and McDonalds for pledging to use paper cups from sustainable forests! That’s one thing we have plenty of in Mississippi – sustainable forests!      I remember years ago when there was some concern about building a paper mill in…

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EU could help timber market

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      The European Union Parliament has made a move that, if it catches on, will not only help save the oceans, but can potentially be a boost to Mississippi’s timber industry.      The EU governing body recently voted 571-53 in favor of banning plastic plates, cutlery, and…

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Super Duper Grandson loves WWII Museum

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III        A “Proud Yankee” reader recently sent in a postcard featuring Sir Winston Churchill making his famous “Iron Curtain” speech on March 5, 1946, at Westminster College. Penned on the back is, “A great Yankee statesman and orator. His mother was born in Brooklyn.”      No…

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Ferroequinology alive and well in Arkansas

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Not long a go, the BOH and I had the opportunity to visit the Ruland Junction Toy Train Museum in Heber Springs, Ark., with our good friends Filo and Gloria Coats.      There are lots of good reasons to visit the beautiful area, but, if you…

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Elvis’s birthplace pleasant visit

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Recently I suggested a day trip to the Tupelo Automobile Museum. It is one of the largest car museums east of the Mississippi and is a terrific grandfather-grandson day trip.      After the Super Duper Grandson and I visited the car museum, we visited Elvis’ birthplace…

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Sports Complex — How do You feel?

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Grenada City voters will vote on authorizing the purchase of millions of dollars worth of bonds to construct a sports complex. This is not an easy decision. It will obligate taxpayers for the next 30 years, including our children and grandchildren. We invite your opinion. Please write: Letters to the Editor,…

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Economic Impact Sports Study

Economic Impact Sports Complex Feasibility Study for Grenada County, MS August 31, 2018 Prepared by The University of Southern Mississippi Click Link below EI Study – Grenada Sports Complex

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Sports Complex Feasibility Study

Sports Complex Feasibility Study for Grenada County, MS August 31, 2018 Prepared by The University of Southern Mississippi Click Link below Sports Complex Feasibility Study

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Networks encourage polarization

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Probably because of my profession, and much to the Boss of the House’s dolour, I am an incurable “news hound.”      Each morning I get up and watch expert know-it-alls on MSNBC’s Morning Joe detail everything in the universe Donald Trump, the Republicans, and us rural…

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