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Friday, December 19, 2014

Bible

Letters to the Editor

Omar Eaton writes about reactions to the blockbuster film “Noah,” and adds that we need to drop all animal products from our diet if we really want a pre-flood, Garden of Eden diet. (April 7, 2014, Page 4)

Breaking a commandment — or ignoring it?

President Ronald Reagan regularly quoted what he called the 11th commandment — Thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at national and Mississippi politics where it appears a number of Republicans aren’t following those directions at all. (February 26, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Mark Yarbrough writes to ask Christians why they’re not more involved in rejecting sinful activity and encourages all to put God first in all that they do. (February 6, 2014, Page 4)

Thanksgiving At The Gin

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a Thanksgiving work day at the cotton gin when he learned the importance and value of giving thanks. (November 26, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Mark Yarbrough writes to say he’s not going to be silent any longer as he urges individuals, churches, states and nations to follow the Bible and speak out and act for God. (May 13, 2013, Page 4A)

Press sayings part of everyday language

Ever wonder where we got terms such as “lower case,” “upper case,” “fit to print,” “get the lead out,” “make a good impression,” et cetera? Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about where they came from – the old days of real printing presses. (February 5, 2013, Page 4)

Yes!

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates an imagined conversation with his mother as she gives him advice on overcoming lack of self-discipline, handling trials and tribulations, and earning what he wants during the upcoming year. (January 8, 2013, Page 4)

How are you doing with those resolutions?

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? What, exactly, is the deadline? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at resolutions, comparing them to second chances at starting or stopping something. (January 4, 2013, Page 4A)

Got the birthday cake ready for tomorrow?

What kind of birthday cake will you be having today or tonight or tomorrow? Editor Don Whitten is expecting at least one kind of cake as his family celebrates the biggest birthday of all – that of Jesus. (December 24, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Patti C. Harris writes to urge people to look behind, and into, statements made by people “in the know” and to exercise a bit of skepticism. (December 20, 2012, Page 4)

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