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Opinion
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I am reminded of an inscription above the arched doorway of a hospital I once read--“The wealth of a nation lies in the health of its people.” No one can argue with that. You can be … more
Well, I reckon I can check riding out a major category 4 hurricane off my bucket list. I sure won’t do it again! Hurricane Michael carried a little more punch than I realized—until I saw … more
McKenzie Rotarians learned about the services and subscription model of AirEvac Lifeteam and its fleet of air ambulances stationed in the geographic area.Rick Perry, the local membership sales … more
Holland Farms Ice Cream Wagon, (Pulled by Old Dutch), 1952. Pictured: Tom and Bob Putman. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie … more
I could tell Cathy wasn’t pleased by the way she said, “Is this the only one they had?” Well, no, it wasn’t. But it was the least expensive. It required minimum assembly. And … more
10 YEARS AGO — NFL Hall-of-Famer and former Trezevant High School football captain Gene Hickerson died at age 73.*Tori McQuesten was crowned Huntingdon High School’s Homecoming Queen. … more
Kesley Colbert, writer of Hunker Down With Kes, did not submit a column this week because his town of Port St. Joe, Florida was devastated by Hurricane Michael. The Colbert family is safe and well. more
10 YEARS AGO — The Terry community’s annual Fall Festival raised $15,050 for the Carl Perkins Center. The event offered a plethora of activities from 8 a.m. to midnight.20 YEARS AGO … more
10 YEARS AGO — Traffic was rerouted between Carroll Bank and Trust and Rural King on Highway 79 in McKenzie for curbs to be removed and the road widened to five lanes.20 YEARS AGO — The … more
If one more person says to me, “I don’t know what our country is coming to” or “How could we, as a nation, get into such a fix” or “What in the world is wrong with … more
The power of the press rests in the ability of journalists to hold government accountable, to mobilize public opinion on matters that are important to individuals, communities or the nation, and to … more
20 YEARS AGO — During Huntingdon’s annual Heritage Festival, the Outstanding Citizen Award was presented to Dr. Howard L. Johns. The Pioneer Family Award was presented to the Francisco … more
Several people have asked why I’m not coaching football this year. I truly appreciate that you have noticed and that you care. The reason is simple; I’m helping the team the best way I … more
After reading that gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean visited our piece of paradise on September 11 to participate in a healthcare roundtable discussion it got me thinking about the current situation … more
10 YEARS AGO — The McKenzie Board of Education voted to cease the removal of Colonel Reb, which originated from a charge of infringement of the University of Mississippi’s trademarked … more
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